Usage examples for widely

  1. Spread the agreeable intelligence I say as quickly and as widely as you can, and when you meet me you shall receive a brother's thanks. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  2. " No," said Glynne, quietly and calmly, opening her great eyes widely and gazing full in those of her friend, but seeing nothing of the present, only trying to read her own life in the future, what time she felt a strange sensation of wonder at her position. – The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
  3. At this unusual sight the peasant opened his eyes very widely indeed; but his astonishment changed into keen delight when one of his ghostly visitors filled his left pocket and another his right with the glittering metal. – Legends of the Rhine by Wilhelm Ruland