Then he added, You should be pleased, not looking like your dog just died.
Cynthia was super pleased to hear her son's voice, but her mood changed abruptly when he blurted out the news.
"I'm pleased you got along with Martha well enough "I feel sorry Howie, for getting stuck with the lab room, but in general he seems in good humor, considering his condition."
While he was pleased that Bird Song was starting the day on a pleasant note, the knot in his stomach remained to remind him of their pending trip to the mine.
I had read of the potter's clay and wheel in Scripture, but it had never occurred to me that the pots we use were not such as had come down unbroken from those days, or grown on trees like gourds somewhere, and I was pleased to hear that so fictile an art was ever practiced in my neighborhood.
It pleased me doubly; to show off my fiancée and escape the rush of August in New York.
Quinn didn't look pleased but he handed her the spatula and started for the door.
I am not pleased by these mortal plants.
With this object he intended to meet the regiment; so the worse the condition it was in, the better pleased the commander- in-chief would be.
I don't know if the sun will shine on a long term relationship but Betsy is pleased to baby sit Molly while the romance dance is orchestrated.
I'm just pleased to have someone interested in what I do.
He sprinted, geared down, and just lolled along, experimenting with his body's reaction to the various phases and ultimately pleased with its response to his multiple tests.
Damian suspected what kind of hell Dusty had been through and was pleased to see his trusted friend looking good.
Jule prepared himself, pleased to hear the sound of a car starting in the garage.
The Deans just smiled, pleased at sharing part of their beautiful world.
Were you pleased by our rather gruesome discovery?
The Empress Elisabeth, however, when asked what instructions she would be pleased to give--with her characteristic Russian patriotism had replied that she could give no directions about state institutions for that was the affair of the sovereign, but as far as she personally was concerned she would be the last to quit Petersburg.
Yes, Howie was pleased as a kid with a new toy.
While the Deans were pleased that Martha had confided in them about her gruesome discovery, her pending exit remained an ever-present pall that hung over the remainder of the evening like a chilly fog.
King Astyages did not know whether to be pleased or displeased.
Every one in the family prepared surprises for me, but what pleased me most, Miss Sullivan and I prepared surprises for everybody else.
This habit of assimilating what pleased me and giving it out again as my own appears in much of my early correspondence and my first attempts at writing.
Everything I found in books that pleased me I retained in my memory, consciously or unconsciously, and adapted it.
I had one gift which especially pleased me.
I would like to feel a parrot talk, it would be so much fun! but I would be pleased with, and love any little creature you send me.
Many of my friends would be well pleased if I would take two or even one course a year, but I rather object to spending the rest of my life in college....
Natasha was evidently pleased to be dealing with new people outside the ordinary routine of her life.
Both lost their wives to cancer and I think my father was a tad jealous but pleased our marriage made his friend and his daughter both so happy.
It was theirs to do with as they pleased and they chose to give it to you.
My dear Miss Carrie:--I was much pleased to receive your kind letter.
This pleased her very much and stimulated her ambition to excel Percy.
"Vewy pleased, Pwince, to make your acquaintance!" he repeated again, smiling sadly, and he again pressed Prince Andrew's hand.
The worse everything became, especially his own affairs, the better was Pierre pleased and the more evident was it that the catastrophe he expected was approaching.
But though Napoleon knew that de Beausset had to say something of this kind, and though in his lucid moments he knew it was untrue, he was pleased to hear it from him.
"I was never pleased at Bolkonski's engagement to Natasha," said the countess, "but I always wanted Nicholas to marry the princess, and had a presentiment that it would happen.
Gerasim, being a servant who in his time had seen many strange things, accepted Pierre's taking up his residence in the house without surprise, and seemed pleased to have someone to wait on.
The captain was so naively and good-humoredly gay, so real, and so pleased with himself that Pierre almost winked back as he looked merrily at him.
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.
The commander of the militia was a civilian general, an old man who was evidently pleased with his military designation and rank.
"Very pleased, mon cher," she then said, holding out her hand to Nicholas.
A young officer of the Horse Guards, Kutuzov's orderly, pleased at the importance of the mission entrusted to him, went to Ermolov's quarters.
"You see, dear man, this is not a sewing shop, and I had no proper tools; and, as they say, one needs a tool even to kill a louse," said Platon with one of his round smiles, obviously pleased with his work.