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  • She spoke with blithe ignorance of the true situation.
  • She was her usual unworried, blithe self.
  • was loved for her blithe spirit
  • a merry blithesome nature

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  • ...and you never see a cabin as blithesome as Jim’s was when...
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • The nurse went on blithely opening and shutting my drawers, emptying the closet and folding my belongings into the black overnight case.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • And Scrooge said often afterwards, that of all the blithe sounds he had ever heard...
    Charles Dickens  --  A Christmas Carol
  • For as poor as I appear, I have friends of my own that will be blithe to help me.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Kidnapped
  • Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more,
     Men were deceivers ever,
     One foot in sea and one on shore,
     To one thing constant never.
     Then sigh not so, but let them go,
     And be you blithe and bonny,
    William Shakespeare  --  Much Ado About Nothing
  • Simon’s voice had been so blithe, so banal, so completely ordinary.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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  • Charlotte was roving blithely about the village by herself when she was discovered by a constable.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • "We should have lunch one of these days," I said blithely, arching one eyebrow ever so slightly, asking, is this Master Ash?
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Liv says blithely.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • "I’ll find one, never you fear," she said blithely.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • She went straight to the food line, blithely smiling as usual.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • But Abby said blithely, "Oh, I don’t have to," which made no sense whatsoever.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • "These are the techies," I whisper hoarsely, remembering the name the Silvers so blithely toss around.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • One day, as Mollie strolled blithely into the yard, flirting her long tail and chewing at a stalk of hay, Clover took her aside.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • "Ah," said Jace blithely, "that might explain why I so often run into people who seem to dislike me."
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • But he is annoyed with their lack of interest, their blithe ignorance of the arbitrary genetic lottery that has granted them their privileged lives.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • I mean, there’s Maia to think about, so I probably wouldn’t just rip your clothes off blithely anyway, but the thing is, I don’t want to.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • His ardor eventually cools, especially since I ignore his passionate glances and pedal blithely on my way.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Mother was a blithe chick nuzzling around the large, solid dark hen.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Outside, mockingbirds were singing blithely, and, once in a while, when the songsters took flight, Mariam could see their wings catching the phosphorescent blue of moonlight beaming through the clouds.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • 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.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • The rooks cawed, and blither birds sang; but nothing was so merry or so musical as my own rejoicing heart.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Of cooks and cook-maids there were over fifty, all clean, brisk, and blithe.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • Replacing the fences the Yankees had so blithely burned was a long hard task.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • And now, this crisp September morning, Anne and Diana were tripping blithely down the Birch Path, two of the happiest little girls in Avonlea.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • The youth, considering himself as separated from the others, was saddened by the blithe and merry speeches that went from rank to rank.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • ’Yep, you’re a blithely.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • "I know you worry about her," he explained to me as she danced blithely into the ring.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • He had been an artisan of famed excellence, and with plenty to do; owned a house and garden; embraced a youthful, daughter-like, loving wife, and three blithe, ruddy children; every Sunday went to a cheerful-looking church, planted in a grove.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Then was Sir Marhaus glad and blithe that he should fight with such a gentleman.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • In a similar feeling of delicacy, we were always blithe and light-hearted with the licence clients.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • Wearing gold, blithe as a girl, Nastes had gone to war, but gold would not avail the fool to save him from a bloody end.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • To whom the wily Adder, blithe and glad.
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • Buck Mulligan at once put on a blithe broadly smiling face.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Then was Sir Marhaus glad and blithe that he should fight with such a gentleman.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume I
  • Nearly time/’ said Harry blithely.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • To McCandless’s inexperienced eye, there was nothing to suggest that two months hence, as the glaciers and snowfields at the Teklanika’s headwater thawed in the summer heat, its discharge would multiply nine or ten times in volume, transforming the river into a deep, violent torrent that bore no resemblance to the gentle brook he’d blithely waded across in April.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Come—ye shall see a blithe sight.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
  • 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.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • Institutions of higher learning can no longer blithely assume that everyone in class is a Christian, and if they do, it’s at their own risk.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Blanche [singing blithely]: ’Say, it’s only a paper moon, Sailing over a cardboard sea — But it wouldn’t be make-believe If you believed in me!’
    Tennessee Williams  --  A Streetcar Named Desire
  • We looked blithely at the road ahead, quadruplet angels.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • To-night, however, she was even in a blither mood than usual.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • "That will I do blithely," replied the Pilgrim, "and without guerdon; my oath, for a time, prohibits me from touching gold."
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • She had thrown a shawl about her and, as they went together towards the tram, sprays of her fresh warm breath flew gaily above her cowled head and her shoes tapped blithely on the glassy road.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Then of his bones the blithe gods made Midgard for sons of men; And of his brain the bitter-mooded Clouds were all created.4’ FIGURE 61.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
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