All 4 Uses of
Cry, the Beloved Country
- They give us too little, said Msimangu somberly.
Chpt 1.5 *somberly = solemnly (in a manner that is serious--not cheerful or lighthearted)
- He was grave and silent, and then he said sombrely, I have one great fear in my heart, that one day when they are turned to loving, they will find we are turned to hating.
Chpt 1.7sombrely = solemnly (in a manner that is serious--not cheerful or lighthearted)unconventional spelling: This is a British spelling. Americans use somberly.
- And Kumalo followed him silently, oppressed by the grave and sombre words.†
- Oh, the grave and the sombre words.†
(somber as in: a somber mood) serious (without cheer or lightheartedness); or sad