She laughed in a delighted way.
The little girls were delighted to see the lovely shells.
The princess told the count that she would be delighted, and only begged him to stay longer at Anna Semenovna's, and he departed.
He looked up at the opening door and his expression of sleepy indifference suddenly changed to one of delighted amazement.
So don't be surprised if not only the Minister of War but also his Most August Majesty the Emperor and King Francis is not much delighted by your victory.
I'd be delighted, but what about school?
Dean answered it and was delighted to hear Martha's voice.
Everybody was delighted with Helen.
Ozma was delighted and exclaimed, eagerly:
She was delighted, and showed her pleasure by hugging and kissing the little fellow, which embarrassed him very much.
He knew that she had not sung since her illness, and so the sound of her voice surprised and delighted him.
He'll be inconsolable, Linda said with a delighted laugh.
And Destiny won't know what to think at first, but she will be delighted to have you home.
The flames flared up again, lighting the animated, delighted, exhausted faces of the spectators.
Belova admired the presents and was delighted with her dress material.
He'd been yearning and delighted, even claiming the immortal world to be heaven.
Teacher says it was a day-dream, and she thinks you would be delighted to hear it.
Perhaps it need not be done so pedantically, thought Nicholas, or even done at all, but this untiring, continual spiritual effort of which the sole aim was the children's moral welfare delighted him.
From her earliest years she delighted every one by her extraordinary beauty and vivacity.
He is delighted because I am here.
Mr. Anagnos was delighted with it.
She should have been delighted instead of feeling frustrated.
He assisted others who came to him for spiritual advice; and seeing the fruit reaped from helping his neighbour, he gave up the extreme severities in which he had delighted and began to take more care of his person, so as not needlessly to offend those whom he might influence for good.
She was delighted if he made a mistake, and made him form the letter over several times.
Neither of them is working today, and I'm sure they'd be delighted to join you.
We were delighted when Brandon called and told us he was bringing a friend.
Señor Medena obviously delighted in that fact and even Alex didn't appear to mind.
More was not only a lawyer, a wit, a scholar, and a man of wide general reading; he was also a man of cultivated taste, who delighted in music and painting.
I cannot begin to tell you how delighted I was when Mr. Anagnos told me that you had sent him some money to help educate "Baby Tom."
The count was delighted at Anna Mikhaylovna's taking upon herself one of his commissions and ordered the small closed carriage for her.
Darian didn't resist, and Damian delighted in the idea that the sound of him breathing meant his brother was truly alive.
The Egyptians themselves delighted in identifying together goddesses of the most diverse forms and attributes; but Ubasti was almost indistinguishable in form from Tafne.
The mound builders, Pueblo tribes, middle Americans and Peruvians, were potters of many schools; gorgeous colour fascinated the Amazonians, the Patagonians delighted in skins, and even the Fuegians saw beauty in the pretty snail shells of their desolate island shores.
He restored to the royal domain the lands that had been usurped by the great nobles and by the church; he maintained at Paris a luxurious, though, from the example he himself set, a disorderly court; he was a patron of the arts, and delighted in the exquisite craftsmanship of his treasurer, the goldsmith St Eloi.
I was delighted to receive the flowers from home.
She was delighted with the orchestra at the hotel, and whenever the music began she danced round the room, hugging and kissing every one she happened to touch.
Hadn't she been delighted when he chased and tackled her?
When on the eve of St John's Day, 1510, the king in the habit of a yeoman of his own guard saw the famous march of the city watch, he was so delighted that on the following St Peter's Eve he again attended in Cheapside to see the march, but this time he was accompanied by the queen and the principal nobility.
In his own country, all orders of men, from the emperor Maximilian down, delighted to honour him; and he was the familiar companion of chosen spirits among the statesmen, humanists and reformers of the new age.
I should be delighted to own so beautiful a piece of workmanship, but I know I am not worthy.
I was keenly delighted when I felt the fragments of the broken doll at my feet.
I was delighted to see my dear little friends and I hugged and kissed them.
I shall be delighted to have a typewriter.
Everybody there was delighted with Helen, and showered her with gifts and kisses.
He was delighted at the unexpected rapidity of his pupil's progress, but could not abandon the edifice of argument he had laboriously constructed.
Everyone shall know me, love me, and be delighted with me!
The university pulpit, indeed, was closed to him, but several congregations in London delighted in his sermons, and from 1866 until the year of his death he preached annually in Westminster Abbey, where Stanley had become dean in 1863.
He generally took breakfast or tea with some congenial friend and delighted to discuss the deepest subjects.
In 1670, at the instigation of Louis, she visited England and obtained the signature of Charles II.'s ministers to the treaty of Dover; her success in this matter greatly delighted Louis, but it did not improve her relations with Philip, who had long refused his consent to his wife's visit to England.
But he was so delighted with the general performance of the instrument, with the sharpness of the images and the possibilities which a kindred construction offered for the measurement of FIG.
He had been disappointed in Italy, to find that he had not much to learn from its famed scholarship; but he had made many friends in Aldus's circle - Marcus Musurus, John Lascaris, Baptista Egnatius, Paul Bombasius, Scipio Carteromachus; and his reception had been flattering, especially in Rome, where cardinals had delighted to honour him.
It is said that Lord Peterborough supping one night with Rich in his private room, was so delighted with the steak the latter grilled him that he suggested a repetition of the meal the next week.
St Paul delighted to represent it as the " ideal Israel," and St John echoes the thought in the words of praise (Rev. i.
Impressive in matter rather than in manner of delivery, and seldom rising to the level of eloquence in the sense in which that quality was understood in a House which had listened to Bright and Gladstone, his speeches were logical and convincing, and their attractive literary form delighted a wider audience than that which listens to the mere politician.
But it was Blicher's use of patois which delighted his countrymen with a sense of freshness and strength.
My wife will be delighted with it.
One brief spring, musical with the song of robin and mocking-bird, one summer rich in fruit and roses, one autumn of gold and crimson sped by and left their gifts at the feet of an eager, delighted child.
Whenever anything delighted or interested me she talked it over with me just as if she were a little girl herself.
I was delighted, for my mind was full of the prospective joys and of the wonderful stories I had heard about the sea.
Many of the dreams that had delighted my young inexperience became beautifully less and "faded into the light of common day."
He was delighted that I could pronounce the words so well, and said that he had no difficulty in understanding me.
The Earl said he should be delighted to visit Tuscumbia the next time he comes to America.
This good and happy news delighted me exceedingly, for then I was sure that I should learn also.
I am very much delighted to hear of your new acquisition--that you "talk with your mouth" as well as with your fingers.
Finally he proposed a plan which delighted us all beyond words.
She was greatly delighted with the monkeys and kept her hand on the star performer while he went through his tricks, and laughed heartily when he took off his hat to the audience.
Only the delighted "Uncle" dismounted, and cut off a pad, shaking the hare for the blood to drip off, and anxiously glancing round with restless eyes while his arms and legs twitched.
Helene for her part was sincerely delighted with Natasha and wished to give her a good time.
I am delighted to meet a compatriot.
Young Nicholas, now a slim lad of fifteen, delicate and intelligent, with curly light-brown hair and beautiful eyes, was delighted because Uncle Pierre as he called him was the object of his rapturous and passionate affection.
Lowe was delighted with this, and promptly translated it into Latin, as follows: "Centinentur hac in fossa Humilis Roberti ossa; Si ad coelum evolabit, Pax in coelo non restabit; Sin in inferis jacebit, Diabolum ejus poenitebit."
In the large playroom of the house at Ajaccio, while the others amused themselves with ordinary games, Napoleon delighted most in beating a drum and wielding a sword.
Thenceforth he violently attacked whatever was considered modern and enlightened, and while he delighted society with his numerous sensational pamphlets, he aroused the fear and hatred of his opponents by his stinging wit.
The people were delighted by the removal of the imperial exedra (a large chamber with open front) in the circus, whereby five thousand additional places were provided.
Albert, who was a man of great strength and considerable skill in feats of arms, delighted in tournaments and knightly exercises.
It was at Athens that he seriously began to think of religion, and resolved to seek out the most famous hermit saints in Syria and Arabia, in order to learn from them how to attain to that enthusiastic piety in which he delighted, and how to keep his body under by maceration and other ascetic devices.
Montaigne was not altogether delighted at his election to the mayoralty, which promised him two years of responsible if not very hard work.
He was greatly delighted at the foolish appointment of Bishop Juxon as lord treasurer in 1636.
From this started the Club, the members of which delighted to call themselves "The Steaks."
Peopled the gardens of Versailles rather than by the lessons of his masters, delighted Pope Clement XIV., who, on seeing the St Bruno executed by Houdon for the church of St Maria degli Angeli, said "he would speak, were it not that the rules of his order impose silence."
The late Celtic age was one which genuinely delighted in beauty of form and detail.
He delighted in showing that words, fables, customs, &c., which the Arabs believed to be peculiarly their own, were derived from the Persians.
Never married, though there is evidence that he delighted in the society of women of education and refinement, he lived for more than a quarter of a century with his friend the Rev. W.
In 1765 the Thrales became acquainted with Johnson, and the acquaintance ripened fast into friendship. They were astonished and delighted by the brilliancy of his conversation.
I am delighted to find humbugs inside the earth, just the same as on top of it.
Nothing delighted me so much as this game.
Mr. Anagnos was delighted with "The Frost King," and published it in one of the Perkins Institution reports.
We came to Boston last Thursday, and Mr. Anagnos was delighted to see me, and he hugged and kissed me.
My Dear Mr. Anagnos:--You cannot imagine how delighted I was to receive a letter from you last evening.
My parents were delighted to hear me speak, and I was overjoyed to give them such a happy surprise.
I was delighted to get there, though I was much disappointed because we did not arrive on Mr. Anagnos' birthday.
Need I tell you that I was more than delighted to hear that you are really interested in the "tea"?
Perhaps I shall take up these studies later; but I've said goodbye to Mathematics forever, and I assure you, I was delighted to see the last of those horrid goblins!
She helped me unpack my trunk when it came, and was delighted when she found the doll the little girls sent her.
She is delighted with action-words; so it is no trouble at all to teach her verbs.
She was delighted, and showed her joy, by hugging and kissing him, much to his embarrassment.
She was familiar with the words of the last sentence, and was delighted when allowed to act them out.
Whenever she meets any one who is familiar with this system, she is delighted to use it in conversation.
"Oh, please read us the rest, even if we won't understand it," they pleaded, delighted with the rhythm, and the beauty which they felt, even though they could not have explained it.
"I shall be delighted to meet them," said the prince.
While that untrained voice, with its incorrect breathing and labored transitions, was sounding, even the connoisseurs said nothing, but only delighted in it and wished to hear it again.
* Delighted to see you.
* "Delighted to see you."
I'm delighted to meet you.
He was, as his secretary Morice testifies, " a man that delighted not in revenging."
His character is thus described by a chronicler: "He was ane man that loved solitude, and desired nevir to hear of warre, bot delighted more in musick and policie and building nor he did in the government of the realme."
Captain William Gill, of the Indian survey, first made his way across China to eastern Tibet and Burma, and subsequently delighted the world with his story of the River of Golden Sand.
After the events of the 5th and 6th of October he consulted Mirabeau as to what measures the king ought to take, and Mirabeau, delighted at the opportunity, drew up an admirable state paper, which was presented to the king by Monsieur, afterwards Louis XVIII.
It is true that he looked upon general society as a waste of time and that he disliked poetry as "misrepresentation"; but he intensely enjoyed conversation, gave good dinners and delighted in music, in country sights and in making others happy.
He took paternal pride in the achievements of his pupils, and delighted to see, through them, his influence spreading in every university.
Ficino, like nearly all the scholars of that age in Italy, delighted in country lfe.
On the occasion of the peace of Nystad, which terminated the 21 years' war between Russia and Sweden, Bestuzhev designed and struck a commemorative medal with a panegyrical Latin inscription, which so delighted Peter (then at Derbent) that he sent a letter of thanks written with his own hand and his portrait set in brilliants.
These reliefs represent both sacred subjects and scenes of war and hunting, mixed with grotesque monsters, such as specially delighted the rude, vigorous nature of the Lombards; they are all richly decorative in effect, though strange and unskilful in detail.
He delighted to move among the people, and yet found time to meet with a society of antiquaries, of which Raleigh, Sidney, Burleigh, Arundel, the Herberts, Saville, Stow and Camden were members.
England and France could hardly sit still under this affront, and decided to administer chastisement by the hand of the suzerain power, which was delighted to have an opportunity of asserting its authority.
Just then the Scarecrow proposed a race between the Sawhorse and the Cab-horse; and although all the others were delighted at the suggestion the Sawhorse drew back, saying:
Then the crowd cheered lustily and Dorothy hugged the kitten in her arms and told her how delighted she was to know that she was innocent.
When I learned that there was a gift for each child, I was delighted, and the kind people who had prepared the tree permitted me to hand the presents to the children.
It delighted me inexpressibly to find that they knew the manual alphabet.
I am always delighted when anyone writes me a beautiful thought which I can treasure in my memory forever.
Teacher and I are always delighted to hear from you.
Natasha, that winter, had for the first time begun to sing seriously, mainly because Denisov so delighted in her singing.
Toby laughed and tossed Rhyn another pillow, delighted when he snatched it from midair and shredded it in an explosion of white feathers.
What for a long while specially surprised and delighted him were the women, young and healthy, without a dozen officers making up to each of them; women, too, who were pleased and flattered that a passing officer should joke with them.
Naturally cheerful and hospitable, he delighted in lively society; but he was also passionate, irritable and sensual.
But Gladys was delighted and after a night, ostensibly in adjoining rooms, the pair were off, with giggles and tears and a proud pronouncement that Arlen had agreed to present all seven volumes of Belfair and her galactic cohorts to the waiting world of letters—in paperback form.
Those famous festivals in which Lorenzo de' Medici delighted had indeed a pagan tone appropriate to the sentiment of the Renaissance; nor were all the worshippers of the Athenian sage so true to Christianity as his devoted student.
They seemed not to have expected him to talk like anybody else, and the discovery that he did so delighted them.
He was highly delighted with what he saw and experienced in the army, but at the same time it always seemed to him that the really heroic exploits were being performed just where he did not happen to be.
"He's come!" she exclaimed as she ran past, and Denisov felt that he too was delighted that Pierre, whom he did not much care for, had returned.
To Castlereagh he wrote (December 11, 1816) that although he believed that the common people of the departments occupied,"particularly those occupied by us," were delighted to have the troops and the money spent among them, among the official and middle classes the feeling was very different.
He delighted in the society of scholars - Alcuin, Angilbert, Paul the Lombard, Peter of Pisa and others, and in this company the trappings of rank were laid aside and the emperor was known simply as David.