I was pleased by his candor.
I'm pleased she's helping you.
She was pleased with anything which made a noise.
He looked pleased with himself until he saw Carmen.
Pleased that one thing was going right, Damian tucked the phone away.
Then he added, You should be pleased, not looking like your dog just died.
Dean was pleased with the opportunity.
I am pleased that she turned out the way you wished.
Cynthia was super pleased to hear her son's voice, but her mood changed abruptly when he blurted out the news.
They were the entrance examinations for Harvard College; so I feel pleased to think I could pass them.
He was pleased with himself.
I am not pleased by these mortal plants.
"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."
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.
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.
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.
That pleased smile was on his lips again and his eyes held a glint of humor.
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 one gift which especially pleased me.
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.
I am pleased you feel that way.
King Astyages did not know whether to be pleased or displeased.
I replaced the bull last year to prevent inbreeding, but I've been pleased with the offspring.
When I spoke with him later, he was pleased with his results.
I'm just pleased to have someone interested in what I do.
It was also apparent that she was pleased about their discord.
"Was she pleased?" he asked.
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.
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.
This pleased her very much and stimulated her ambition to excel Percy.
"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.
Felipa turned a pleased smile on Carmen.
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.
Slowly her gaze lifted to lips, which were curved in a pleased smile that enlarged until it activated the dimple below his eye.
The caliph was so well pleased with these jewels that he bought them and paid the merchant a large sum of money.
It was theirs to do with as they pleased and they chose to give it to you.
Every one in the family prepared surprises for me, but what pleased me most, Miss Sullivan and I prepared surprises for everybody else.
On his way to the aunt he bowed to the little princess with a pleased smile, as to an intimate acquaintance.
Natasha was evidently pleased to be dealing with new people outside the ordinary routine of her life.
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.
Quinn didn't look pleased but he handed her the spatula and started for the door.
Damian suspected what kind of hell Dusty had been through and was pleased to see his trusted friend looking good.
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....
This expression evidently pleased him.
Yes, Howie was pleased as a kid with a new toy.
He sounded pleased, unlike the moods he'd been in lately.
He sounded pleased once more.
Were you pleased by our rather gruesome discovery?
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.
"And what is she so pleased about?" thought Nicholas, looking at his sister.
This expression on his face pleased Natasha.
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 commander of the militia was a civilian general, an old man who was evidently pleased with his military designation and rank.
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.
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.
"Ah," said the Wizard; "I'm pleased to meet so distinguished a personage."
God grant that the Corsican monster who is destroying the peace of Europe may be overthrown by the angel whom it has pleased the Almighty, in His goodness, to give us as sovereign!
Andrew did not speak; he was both pleased and displeased that his father understood him.
"Thank you very much, Prince," answered one of the officers, pleased to be talking to a staff officer of such importance.
Prince Andrew broke the silence with his abrupt voice, you were pleased to send me to Captain Tushin's battery.
When he read that sentence, Pierre felt for the first time that some link which other people recognized had grown up between himself and Helene, and that thought both alarmed him, as if some obligation were being imposed on him which he could not fulfill, and pleased him as an entertaining supposition.
The aunt coughed, swallowed, and said in French that she was very pleased to see Helene, then she turned to Pierre with the same words of welcome and the same look.
Pierre felt that he was the center of it all, and this both pleased and embarrassed him.
This pleased Rostov and he began talking about it, and as he went on became more and more animated.
He was pleased at the gratitude he received, but felt abashed at receiving it.
He entered his wife's drawing room as one enters a theater, was acquainted with everybody, equally pleased to see everyone, and equally indifferent to them all.
A very simple thought occurred to him: What does it matter to me or to Bitski what the Emperor was pleased to say at the Council?
"Very pleased to see you, Prince," he said.
Really very good! said Nicholas with some unintentional superciliousness, as if ashamed to confess that the sounds pleased him very much.
Nicholas too was greatly pleased by "Uncle's" playing, and "Uncle" played the piece over again.
The idea that at the first moment of receiving the news of his son's intentions had occurred to him in jest--that if Andrew got married he himself would marry Bourienne--had evidently pleased him, and latterly he had persistently, and as it seemed to Princess Mary merely to offend her, shown special endearments to the companion and expressed his dissatisfaction with his daughter by demonstrations of love of Bourienne.
When the count returned, Natasha was impolitely pleased and hastened to get away: at that moment she hated the stiff, elderly princess, who could place her in such an embarrassing position and had spent half an hour with her without once mentioning Prince Andrew.
She was so pleased by praise from this brilliant beauty that she blushed with pleasure.
On first receiving the news, under the influence of indignation and resentment the Emperor had found a phrase that pleased him, fully expressed his feelings, and has since become famous.
"Vewy pleased, Pwince, to make your acquaintance!" he repeated again, smiling sadly, and he again pressed Prince Andrew's hand.
"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.
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.
"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.
Now a smile at the joy of life always played round his lips, and sympathy for others, shone in his eyes with a questioning look as to whether they were as contented as he was, and people felt pleased by his presence.
Willarski felt dull in Orel and was pleased to meet a man of his own circle and, as he supposed, of similar interests.
The difference, and sometimes complete contradiction, between men's opinions and their lives, and between one man and another, pleased him and drew from him an amused and gentle smile.
And Pierre decided that the steward's proposals which had so pleased him were wrong and that he must go to Petersburg and settle his wife's affairs and must rebuild in Moscow.
Everyone was pleased to see Pierre, everyone wished to meet him, and everyone questioned him about what he had seen.
Sometimes it seemed to him that other people were all as pleased as he was himself and merely tried to hide that pleasure by pretending to be busy with other interests.
You are pleased, you've had a good time....
The grown-up members of the family, not to mention his wife, were pleased to have back a friend whose presence made life run more smoothly and peacefully.
The old ladies were pleased with the presents he brought them, and especially that Natasha would now be herself again.
If the will of every man were free, that is, if each man could act as he pleased, all history would be a series of disconnected incidents.
Only Quinn seemed pleased with that result but when we tried to question him about it he refused to discuss the matter.
I was pleased with the overall response and I think we collectively felt a modicum of relief.
While I suppose we were pleased Howie was moving on, we dreaded the possible ramifications.
I was a hundred percent in favor and pleased Betsy agreed with me.
And I'm pleased for Howie's sake.
"I'm pleased you were willing to meet with me," I said as we alighted from my stolen car.
Claire seemed pleased to be held by anyone, at least most of the time, but on occasion she'd let out a scream, loud enough to shake Howie from the past in spite of his near-soundproof basement room.
I was pleased our conversation at least ended on a positive note.
They are pleased as a kid with a new toy just to get our tips.
If you are pleased enough about your victory, you will grant me leave to show you.
Because it pleased me to do so.
I'm pleased Martha trusted us enough to confide in us, even though now I have to take my hat in my hand and talk Jake Weller into spelunking after a skeleton.
She was pleased that Martha's bones now appeared to have a full name.
His only comment of note was that Patsy, while obviously exhausted, seemed especially cheerful— "pleased with herself" was how he'd described her.
Dean was more than pleased to hear his old friend's voice.
She was most pleased to know her bones had been identified and the effort the Deans put forth to accomplish this was a further, if now unneeded, sign of their love.
Pleased with herself, she began to think being human wasn't going to be so hard.
Deidre delicately wiped her face and stood, stuffed but beyond pleased with her first day as a human.
She was just as entranced, just as easily pleased by the world.
The warning instinct faded, leaving her pleased to see him again.
"In that case you are very welcome!" cried all the servants, and it pleased the Wizard to note the respect with which the royal retainers bowed before him.
In the closets he discovered many fancy costumes of rich velvets and brocades, and one of the attendants told him to dress himself in any of the clothes that pleased him and to be prepared to dine with the Princess and Dorothy in an hour's time.
Throwing my voice into any object I pleased, to make it appear that the object was speaking instead of me.
Some of the children were pleased, and some were not.
This answer pleased the rich man so well that he bought Aesop at once, and took him to his home on the island of Samos.
His master was so much pleased with him that he gave him his freedom.
The governor was much pleased with this answer.
This feat pleased me highly, as his body was very heavy, and it took all my strength to drag him half a mile.
I was pleased with anything that made a noise and liked to feel the cat purr and the dog bark.
Your letter is charming, and I am greatly pleased with it.
My dear Miss Carrie:--I was much pleased to receive your kind letter.
She called my attention to the new arrangement, and when I did not object she seemed pleased and patted herself.
She was much pleased with the letter, and after she had asked all the questions she could think of, she took it to her mother, who was sewing in the hall, and read it to her.
The children were so pleased to see her at Sunday-school, they paid no attention to their teachers, but rushed out of their seats and surrounded us.
I asked her if the little girl who had written about the new dress was particularly pleased with her dress.
She examined one stone after another, and seemed pleased when she could decipher a name.
Pierre chimed in, pleased at the arrival of this reinforcement.
Schon gut Morgen! * he said winking with a merry smile, evidently pleased to greet the young man.
And he smiled approvingly, evidently pleased with the cadet.
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.
My house never pleased my eye so much after it was plastered, though I was obliged to confess that it was more comfortable.
In lathing I was pleased to be able to send home each nail with a single blow of the hammer, and it was my ambition to transfer the plaster from the board to the wall neatly and rapidly.
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.
How pleased the children will be and Mamma too!
It pleased me doubly; to show off my fiancée and escape the rush of August in New York.
"I'm pleased to meet you," said Miss Molly as she shook each of our hands in turn.
There was not an ugly person in all the throng.
You could sit up as late as you pleased, and, whenever you got up, go abroad without any landlord or house-lord dogging you for rent.
He saw that Cyrus had a will of his own, and this pleased him very much.