purringly

purringly

(ˈpɜːrɪŋlɪ)
adv
in a purring manner
References in classic literature ?
A little travelling clock ticked purringly at her elbow, and a log broke in two and sent up a shower of sparks.
His enigmatic nature, gleaming green eyes, shock of jet black fur, lithe ability to jump onto tables and cupboards with apparently no effort, his curiosity for anything that moves and his purringly obvious love of human contact, have made him a delightful addition to the house since we found him as a dying, abandoned, flea-ridden kitten one Hallowe'en.
Marie makes even the disgusting seem beautiful to Pecola, who witnesses her belching "softly, purringly, lovingly" (49).