1 On the present festive occasion he emerged from his room, when the blithe bells were going, the picture of misery, in a full suit of Sunday penitentials.
2 In a similar feeling of delicacy, we were always blithe and light-hearted with the licence clients.
3 He was so blithe about his murders her blood chilled.
4 The youth, considering himself as separated from the others, was saddened by the blithe and merry speeches that went from rank to rank.
5 He was one of those who wouldn't take care: like some of the first lads as went off so blithe to the war and got killed right away.
6 "You are looking very blithe, upon my word, Tamsie," said Mrs. Yeobright, with a sad smile.
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7 Her anger had a good effect, however, for she hid it under a smiling face, and seemed unusually blithe and brilliant.
8 How blithely she sang that evening, and how they all laughed at her because she woke Amy in the night by playing the piano on her face in her sleep.
9 There was a long pause, while a blackbird sung blithely on the willow by the river, and the tall grass rustled in the wind.
10 Replacing the fences the Yankees had so blithely burned was a long hard task.
11 She wondered how he could jest so blithely with a rope about his neck and her pitiful circumstances before him.
12 One day, as Mollie strolled blithely into the yard, flirting her long tail and chewing at a stalk of hay, Clover took her aside.