I slapped him on the back, a sort-of congratulation, but didn't say a word.
In 1658 the improved condition of Scotland was the subject of Cromwell's special congratulation in addressing parliament.
King Humbert addressed to the pope a letter of congratulation upon his election, and received a courteous reply.
Dubrovin, president of the Union of the Russian People and organizer of pogroms, having written a letter of congratulation to the tsar on the occasion of the coup d'etat, received a gracious reply; the hideous reign of terror of the " Black Hundred " in Odessa did not prevent the Grand-duke Constantine from accepting the badge of membership of the Union.
At Avignon, Pierre d'Ailly was entrusted by the king with a mission of congratulation to the new pontiff.
Messages of congratulation came from the rulers of every Protestant nation in Christendom, and a centenary thanksgiving fund of 250,000 guineas was raised for extending the society's work.
Of congratulation to President Kruger after the collapse of the Jameson Raid, had appeared to identify himself with the national feeling.
The same day the king received the official communication of this declaration and the congratulation of the burgomasters.
Khalid, sent the insignia of the Caliphate, with letters of condolence and congratulation, to Musa in Jorjan, and brought the army which had accompanied Mandi peacefully back from Media to Bagdad.
It contains an account of the life and deeds of the emperor, the special subject of congratulation being the complete defeat of the usurper Maximus.
Considering the circumstances under which he wrote, it can only be matter for congratulation that such a man should have become our informant and that his work has been preserved to us.
Congratulations on the birth of your lovely baby son.
Flowers are a great way to send congratulations.
He deserves congratulations for his fine piece of work.
I offer my heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to you both.
All nature is your congratulation, and you have cause momentarily to bless yourself.
Anna Pavlovna threatened him on behalf of "our dear Vyazmitinov," and in her eyes, which, for an instant, glanced at Pierre, Prince Vasili read a congratulation on his future son-in-law and on his daughter's happiness.