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delight

delight Sentence Examples

  • He was a delight to behold.

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  • He was a delight to behold.

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  • She gasped her delight and smiled up at him.

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  • Destiny squealed with delight and did it again.

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  • To her surprise and delight, they instantly bonded with him.

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  • I recall with delight that home-going.

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  • I never lost a jot of my delight in this great park.

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  • Martha, whose stay with them was at first a simple good deed, then a delight and now so very much more.

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  • Children should be encouraged to read for the pure delight of it.

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  • And delight of delights; there's a pretty young girl in the game!

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  • Much of the climbing activity was taking place in an area called The Schoolroom, with various routes classified and given names— Verminator, Duncan's Delight and Bloody Sunday.

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  • He smiled his delight when he saw Adrienne, and smothered her in a hug.

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  • He felt the fascination and delight of frenzy.

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  • Her eyes glowed with both delight and mischief while Jule's mate, Yully, appeared less certain.

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  • Her eyes glowed with both delight and mischief while Jule's mate, Yully, appeared less certain.

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  • My delight in them is as varied as my moods.

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  • The wooden planks on the old porch cracked a smart welcome and the screen door squealed with delight when she opened it.

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  • He devoted himself to the study of books, birds and trees, and speaks of his natural delight in solitude being largely increased.

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  • His delight in scenery frequently appears in letters written to his friends during his summer and autumn tours.

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  • Here and there, calves frolicked with each other, kicking their heels in the air and bellowing their delight at the balmy weather.

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  • The six ladies-in-waiting of the Dean for Sheriff brigade cupped their hands and booed the competition, to the delight of the crowd.

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  • I remember his caressing touch as he led me from tree to tree, from vine to vine, and his eager delight in whatever pleased me.

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  • 20), whose name is so often (to his delight) associated with his own (ix.

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  • 20), whose name is so often (to his delight) associated with his own (ix.

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  • I shall never forget the surprise and delight I felt when I uttered my first connected sentence, "It is warm."

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  • To his delight they were now plainly visible, which proved that they had passed beyond the influence of the magical Valley of Voe.

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  • Should I go find a little afternoon delight or kill some time here and wait for tonight?

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  • The majority of snakes are active during the day, their energy increasing with the increasing temperature; whilst some delight in the moist sweltering heat of dense tropical vegetation, others expose themselves to the fiercest rays of the midday sun.

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  • In some passages the poet seems to take delight in casting dramatic illusion to the winds.

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  • I took the greatest delight in these German books, especially Schiller's wonderful lyrics, the history of Frederick the Great's magnificent achievements and the account of Goethe's life.

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  • The old King will welcome you kindly, for he loves children, and it is his chief delight to give them pleasure.

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  • Malasha looked down from the oven with shy delight at the faces, uniforms, and decorations of the generals, who one after another came into the room and sat down on the broad benches in the corner under the icons.

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  • I recall with unmixed delight those days when a thousand childish fancies became beautiful realities.

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  • He rode across one of the swaying pontoon bridges to the farther side, turned sharply to the left, and galloped in the direction of Kovno, preceded by enraptured, mounted chasseurs of the Guard who, breathless with delight, galloped ahead to clear a path for him through the troops.

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  • In contrast to the struggle for an ideal freedom, which was at first hailed with tempestuous delight only to reveal itself as a dangerous tyranny, men became conscious of the need for a firmly established authority in the reconstruction of society.

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  • approved of a proposal to change it to Charlotte; hut, to the princess's own delight, it was given up.

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  • It may be true, as some maintain, that language cannot express to us much beyond what we have lived and experienced; but I have always observed that children manifest the greatest delight in the lofty, poetic language which we are too ready to think beyond their comprehension.

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  • The village elder, a peasant delegate, and the village clerk, who were waiting in the passage, heard with fear and delight first the young count's voice roaring and snapping and rising louder and louder, and then words of abuse, dreadful words, ejaculated one after the other.

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  • To his delight, one of his predecessors had known of the secret portal leading to and from Hell.

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  • Pierre could not say, and he did not try to determine for whom and for what he felt such particular delight in sacrificing everything.

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  • In Joe's eyes, the sun rose and set on his eldest daughter Jen, who was a super achiever, pretty as spring, and a delight to be around.

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  • They do not make honey for us, like the bees, but many of them are as beautiful as the flowers they light upon, and they always delight the hearts of little children.

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  • At Eton he did no more work than was acceptable to him, but he had an inborn love of literature, and he laid the foundation of that knowledge of the classic languages which in after years was the delight of his life.

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  • And he vividly pictured to himself Natasha, not as he had done in the past with nothing but her charms which gave him delight, but for the first time picturing to himself her soul.

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  • How much of my delight in all beautiful things is innate, and how much is due to her influence, I can never tell.

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  • After Oliver's death Henry hailed with delight the succession of his brother Richard to the office of protector, but although he was now appointed lieutenant and governor general of Ireland, it was only with great reluctance that he remained in that country.

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  • You do not know the relief of brushing away a fly that has bitten you, nor the delight of eating delicious food, nor the satisfaction of drawing a long breath of fresh, pure air.

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  • My eyes fill with tears now as I think how my mother pressed me close to her, speechless and trembling with delight, taking in every syllable that I spoke, while little Mildred seized my free hand and kissed it and danced, and my father expressed his pride and affection in a big silence.

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  • This is a delicious evening, when the whole body is one sense, and imbibes delight through every pore.

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  • In that world, the handsome drunkard Number One of the second gun's crew was "uncle"; Tushin looked at him more often than at anyone else and took delight in his every movement.

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  • The important mystery mentioned by the Rhetor, though it aroused his curiosity, did not seem to him essential, and the second aim, that of purifying and regenerating himself, did not much interest him because at that moment he felt with delight that he was already perfectly cured of his former faults and was ready for all that was good.

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  • I knew that Laura Bridgman had shown the same intuitive desire to produce sounds, and had even learned to pronounce a few simple words, which she took great delight in using, and I did not doubt that Helen could accomplish as much as this.

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  • Only such a one can appreciate the eagerness with which I talked to my toys, to stones, trees, birds and dumb animals, or the delight I felt when at my call Mildred ran to me or my dogs obeyed my commands.

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  • I could not be despondent while I anticipated the delight of talking to my mother and reading her responses from her lips.

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  • But he had other tastes, which impelled him irresistibly to pursue those studies which, as Bacon says, "serve for delight, for ornament and for ability."

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  • But he had other tastes, which impelled him irresistibly to pursue those studies which, as Bacon says, "serve for delight, for ornament and for ability."

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  • Now it would roll on its back, yelping with delight, now bask in the sun with a thoughtful air of importance, and now frolic about playing with a chip of wood or a straw.

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  • She did not understand why he spoke with such admiration and delight of the farming of the thrifty and well- to-do peasant Matthew Ermishin, who with his family had carted corn all night; or of the fact that his (Nicholas') sheaves were already stacked before anyone else had his harvest in.

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  • It very often happened that in a moment of irritation husband and wife would have a dispute, but long afterwards Pierre to his surprise and delight would find in his wife's ideas and actions the very thought against which she had argued, but divested of everything superfluous that in the excitement of the dispute he had added when expressing his opinion.

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  • Water is everywhere essential to their well-being; and no animals delight more thoroughly in a bath.

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  • He was perhaps still more of a lawyer: his delight was in knotty points of the law, and he knew the Assises better than any of his subjects.

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  • It was not difficult, however, to make her understand that there was a present for each child, and to her great delight she was permitted to hand the gifts to the children.

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  • As my knowledge of things grew I felt more and more the delight of the world I was in.

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  • Then with no less fear and delight they saw how the young count, red in the face and with bloodshot eyes, dragged Mitenka out by the scruff of the neck and applied his foot and knee to his behind with great agility at convenient moments between the words, shouting, Be off!

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  • 469) in North Germany; and in 1536 he wrote a preface to Gardiner's De vera Obedientia, which asserted the royal, denied the papal, supremacy, and was received with delight by the Lutherans.

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  • At Schulpforta he had read with delight Lessing's Anti-Goeze, and during his Jena days had studied the relation between philosophy and religion.

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  • At Schulpforta he had read with delight Lessing's Anti-Goeze, and during his Jena days had studied the relation between philosophy and religion.

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  • Oh, the delight with which I gathered up the fruit in my pinafore, pressed my face against the smooth cheeks of the apples, still warm from the sun, and skipped back to the house!

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  • Of his admiration of Hume's style, of its nameless grace of simple elegance, he has left us a strong expression, when he tells us that it often compelled him to close the historian's volumes with a mixed sensation of delight and despair.

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  • When he had gone, taking his wife with him, and had settled down with her in their covered cart, the officers lay down in the tavern, covering themselves with their wet cloaks, but they did not sleep for a long time; now they exchanged remarks, recalling the doctor's uneasiness and his wife's delight, now they ran out into the porch and reported what was taking place in the covered trap.

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  • If, then, an Egyptian inscription of the XIXth dynasty had come to hand in which the names of Joseph and Moses, and the deeds of the Israelites as a subject people who finally escaped from bondage by crossing the Red Sea, were recorded in hieroglyphic characters, such a monument would have been hailed with enthusiastic delight by every champion of the Pentateuch, and a wave of supreme satisfaction would have passed over all Christendom.

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  • His delight is in war and bloodshed; he loves fighting for fighting's sake, and takes the side of the one or the other combatant indifferently, regardless of the justice of the cause.

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  • It was characteristic of his nature that he should be stirred to such delight by the Revolution in France, and should labour so earnestly to make his countrymen understand with what gravity and sobriety it had been effected..

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  • Persian literature after that date, and especially Persian poetry, is full of an ardent natural pantheism, in which a mystic apprehension of the unity and divinity of all things heightens the delight in natural and in human beauty.

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  • Persian literature after that date, and especially Persian poetry, is full of an ardent natural pantheism, in which a mystic apprehension of the unity and divinity of all things heightens the delight in natural and in human beauty.

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  • Though Wagner cannot as yet be confidently credited with a satiric intention in his bathos, the fact remains that all the Rossinian passages are associated with the character of Daland, so as to express his vulgar delight at the prospect of finding a rich son-in-law in the mysterious Dutch seaman.

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  • The committeemen met him at the first door and, expressing their delight at seeing such a highly honored guest, took possession of him as it were, without waiting for his reply, surrounded him, and led him to the drawing room.

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  • His people hailed every appearance among them with delight, and his visits to various parts of the country were public holidays.

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  • Artisans came from a great distance to view and honour the image of the popular writer whose best efforts had been dedicated to the cause and the sufferings of the workers of the world; and literary men of all opinions gathered round the grave of one of their brethren whose writings were at once the delight of every boy and the instruction of every man who read them.

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  • And such was Natasha, with her surprise, her delight, her shyness, and even her mistakes in speaking French.

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  • There is no evidence of simony in the conclave, and Leo's election was hailed with delight by the Romans on account of his reputation for liberality, kindliness and love of peace.

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  • From that time I have spent the whole of my life within that monastery devoting all my pains to the study of the scriptures; and amid the observance of monastic discipline, and the daily charge of singing in the church, it has ever been my delight to learn or teach or write.

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  • There is no evidence of simony in the conclave, and Leo's election was hailed with delight by the Romans on account of his reputation for liberality, kindliness and love of peace.

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  • It cannot be said that previously to Darwin there had been any very profound study of teleology, but it had been the delight of a certain type of mind - that of the lovers of nature or naturalists par excellence, as they were sometimes termed - to watch the habits of living animals and plants, and to point out the remarkable ways in which the structure of each variety of organic life was adapted to the special circumstances of life of the variety or species.

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  • He followed with delight the development of natural science studies at Cambridge.

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  • After playing out a whole suit and to his partner's delight taking five tricks, Pierre, hearing greetings and the steps of someone who had entered the room while he was picking up his tricks, glanced again at Natasha.

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  • She consulted a Russian priest as to the possibility of divorce and remarriage during a husband's lifetime, and the priest told her that it was impossible, and to her delight showed her a text in the Gospel which (as it seemed to him) plainly forbids remarriage while the husband is alive.

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  • From lamb schwerma to vegetarian bryrani, patrons are sure to find a dish that will delight their palate and appease their appetite.

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  • Dessert selections such as red velvet cake, chocolate crème brulee and apple pie ravioli are sure to delight guests with a sweet tooth.

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  • A treat for the taste buds and an entertaining night on the town, this restaurant is sure to become a fast favorite as you delight in rolling up your sleeves and demonstrating your culinary skills.

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  • He was already enjoying that happiness when that little Napoleon had suddenly appeared with his unsympathizing look of shortsighted delight at the misery of others, and doubts and torments had followed, and only the heavens promised peace.

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  • Try the beignets, cinnamon rolls or baked brie delight to start your meal.

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  • Having been provided, in August 1610, by Ernest, archbishop of Cologne, with one of the new Galilean instruments, Kepler began, with unspeakable delight, to observe the wonders revealed by it.

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  • It is such a delight to be with the other girls, and do everything that they do.

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  • Try the pasta with broccoli rabe and sausage, it's an absolute delight.

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  • Thus he came at length to stand on the verge of the Indian Ocean; " gazing upon it," a writer has said, " with as much delight as Balboa, when he crossed the Isthmus of Darien from the Atlantic to the Pacific."

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  • History There is something almost pathetic in the childish wonder and delight with which mankind in its earlier phases of civilization gathered up and treasured stories of strange animals from distant lands or deep seas, such as are recorded in the Physiologus, in Albertus Magnus, and even at the present day in the popular treatises of Japan and China.

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  • xl., we have the striking assertion, which surely did not originate in the Temple, that God has no delight in sacrifice and offerings.

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  • Syra is the seat of several industries, ship-building, tanneries, flour and cotton mills, rope-walks, factories for confectionery ("Turkish delight"), hats, kerchiefs, furniture, pottery and distilleries.

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  • For Franklin this was a great triumph, and the news of it filled the colonists with delight and restored him to their confidence and affection.

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  • On April 11, 1582, the lords of the council wrote to the lord mayor to the effect that, as " her Majesty sometimes took delight in those pastimes, it had been thought not unfit, having regard to the season of the year and the clearance of the city from infection, to allow of certain companies of players in London, partly that they might thereby xvi.

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  • He took a passionate delight in the pursuit of knowledge from his very infancy, and is reported to have worked out long arithmetical sums by means of pebbles and biscuit crumbs before he knew the figures.

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  • In his literature it has played a prominent part from the Nibelungenlied to the present day; and its weird and romantic legends have been alternately the awe and the delight of his childhood.

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  • In the preface Robert Napier says that he has been assured from undoubted authority that the new invention is much thought of by the ablest mathematicians, and that nothing would delight them more than the publication of the mode of construction of the canon.

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  • Nina said, her eyes expressing delight.

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  • She pressed against him, moaning with delight.

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  • Howie beamed with delight.

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  • She turned toward the unit lifting her arms in delight.

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  • In a similar manner, while he abhorred the French Revolution when it came, he seems to have had no apprehension, like Chesterfield, Burke, or even Horace Walpole, of its approach; nor does he appear to have at all suspected that it had had anything to do with the speculations of the philosophic coteries in which he had taken such delight.

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  • Gorgeous display and theatrical pomp were his delight.

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  • But it was in the Scriptures that he found his greatest delight.

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  • Kata-kiri-bori by a great expert is a delight.

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  • Their confradias, or brotherhoods, each with its patron saint and male and female chiefs, exist largely to organize public festivals, and to purchase wooden masks, costumes and decorations for the dances and dramas in which the Indians delight.

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  • Both sexes delight in adorning themselves with garlands (leis) of flowers and necklaces of coloured seeds.

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  • They delight to be in the water and swim with remarkable skill and ease.

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  • This famous navigator, who named the islands in honour of the earl of Sandwich, was received by the natives with many demonstrations of astonishment and delight; and offerings and prayers were presented to him by their priest in one of the temples; and though in the following year he was killed by a native when he landed in Kealakekua Bay in Hawaii, his bones were preserved by the priests and continued to receive offerings and homage from the people until the abolition of idolatry.

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  • According to Penn, "he took most delight in sheep," but he himself simply says: "A good deal went through my hands..

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  • I), and takes delight in depicting.

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  • It contains other features of considerable interest to which more importance seems to be attached, and the writer is evidently an artist who takes manifest delight in the touching and graceful details of his picture, and is not simply guided by a desire to impart historical information or to enforce some particular lesson.

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  • He tells how, when he had slowly taken in the doctrine of logical figures and moods, he put it aside and would prove things only in his own way; how he then heard about bodies as consisting of matter and form, as throwing off species of themselves for perception, and as moved by sympathies and antipathies, with much else of a like sort, all beyond his comprehension; and how he therefore turned to his old books again, fed his mind on maps and charts of earth and sky, traced the sun in his path, followed Drake and Cavendish girdling the main, and gazed with delight upon pictured haunts of men and wonders of unknown lands.

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  • On each visit to Rome it was his delight to collect relics for his native land; and to his favourite basilica at Ripon he gave a bookcase wrought in gold and precious stones, besides a splendid copy of the Gospels.

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  • His purpose to cross the Alps at the head of a great force was hailed with delight by the Ghibellines, whose aspirations found utterance in Dantes noble prose, but his life was too short for him to fulfil the hopes of his friends.

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  • Many of these fishes delight in the mud at the bottom of ponds, in which they move like eels.

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  • and "having had from his most tender years an extraordinary ravishing delight in music," began to teach himself the violin, and was examined for the degree of B.A.

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  • He refused to give any information of the alleged plot, and the sentence was carried out on the Place de Greve the next day, to the delight of the populace, since it was the first instance when no distinction in the mode of execution was allowed between noble and commoner.

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  • It was received with delight throughout Bohemia, and the Czechs drew a draft constitution of fundamental rights.

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  • It is the tendency of the imperfectly educated to delight in out-of-the-way expressions, and on such minds they readily produce a remarkably solemn and mysterious impression.

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  • Then follows Ramadan, the month of abstinence, a severe trial to the faithful; and the Lesser Festival (Al-id as-~aghir), which commences Shawwl, is hailed by them with delight.

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  • Shaftesbury had assiduously kept alive the anti-popery agitation, and Monmouth, as the champion of Protestantism, was received with every sign of popular delight.

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  • "My father," he writes, "took special delight in me.

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  • (from 1828 to 1835) is not signalized by any of those victories or extensions of territory by which chroniclers delight to measure the growth of empire.

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  • The author's delight in this wonderful creation was not misleading; it has been fully shared by every generation of readers since.

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  • He now began the course of Christian conferences at the College Stanislas, which attracted the art and intellect of Paris; thence he went to Nitre Dame, and for two years his sermons were the delight of the capital.

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  • The grand old patrician houses of the days of its Hanseatic glory, with their lofty and often elaborately ornamented gables and their balconied windows, are the delight of the visitor to the town.

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  • The senate listened with delight to his promises to rule according to the maxims of Augustus, and to avoid the errors which had rendered unpopular the rule of his predecessor, while his unfailing clemency, liberality and affability were the talk of Rome.

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  • Its touch on classical mythology is original, rarely imitative or pedantic. The art of the Renaissance was an apocalypse of the beauty of the world and man in unaffected spontaneity, without side thoughts for piety or erudition, inspired by pure delight in loveliness and harmony for their own sakes.

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  • The revival of learning produced in Spain no slavish imitation as it did in Italy, no formal humanism, and, it may be added, very little of fruitful scholarship. The Renaissance here, as in England, displayed essential qualities of intellectual freedom, delight in life, exultation over rediscovered earth and man.

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  • hence there arose a new science of electro-optics, and in all parts of Europe and the United States innumerable investigators took possession of the novel field of research with the greatest delight.

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  • But is this a view of delight only and not of discovery ?

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  • Her games, too, were characteristic, for her great delight was to nurse and bandage her dolls.

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  • At first Nabonidus of Babylon hailec the fall of the Medes with delight and utilized the opportunit) by occupying Harran (Carrhae).

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  • His waste of time and treasure upon a fascinating mistress named Shadu l-Mulk, the delight of the kingdom, soon brought about his deposition, and in 1408 he gave way to Shah Rukh, who, with the exception of Miran Shah, was the only surviving son of Timur.

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  • It was the delight of each one to communicate to the other the productions of his mind, and the creative faculty of both poets was now at its best.

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  • He was occasionally seen in London during the first years of the century, and wherever he appeared he was the delight of admiring circles.

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  • He dwells with delight on the unselfish patriotism of the old heroes of the republic. In those times children obeyed their parents, the gods were still sincerely worshipped, poverty was no disgrace, sceptical philosophies and foreign fashions in religion and in daily life were unknown.

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  • But, after making due allowance for peculiarities, the .abuse of which has brought the name of Petrarchist into contempt, we can agree with Shelley that the lyrics of the Canzoniere " are as spells which unseal the inmost enchanted fountains of the delight which is the grief of love."

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  • Those who thought him astray on the subject of religion listened to him with delight when he poetized the commonplaces of art, politics, literature or the household.

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  • From his earliest days he had flung himself upon that study with an unprecedented ardour of delight and curiosity.

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  • His old trivial office of pageant-master and inventor of scientific toys was revived on the occasion of Louis XII.'s triumphal entry after the victory of Agnadello in 1509, and gave intense delight to the French retinue of the king.

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  • As it was, these studies of Leonardo - "studies intense of strong and stern delight" - seemed to his trivial followers and biographers merely his whims and fancies, ghiribizzi, things to be spoken of slightingly and with apology.

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  • Even in his last years, when loss of friends and continual physical pain made life somewhat "cold, and dark and dreary" for him, he never complained, lamented or blamed the arrangements of nature, and the only way in which it was possible to know that he suffered was through his ever-increasing delight in the health and strength of younger men.

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  • All classes delight in music and dancing.

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  • The help of the engraver had early been called in; and tens of thousands of children looked with terror and delight on execrable copperplates, which represented Christian thrusting his sword into Apollyon, or writhing in the grasp of Giant Despair.

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  • As an arithmetical calculator he was not only wonderfully expert, but he seems to have occasionally found a positive delight in working out to an enormous number of places of decimals the result of some irksome calculation.

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  • On Lord Beaconsfields return, however, he claimed for Lord Salisbury and himself that they had brought back peace with honor, and the country accepted with wild delight the phrase, without taking much trouble to analyse its justice.

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  • Burke will always be read with delight and edification, because in the midst of discussions on the local and the accidental, he scatters apophthegms that take us into the regions of lasting wisdom.

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  • It is a story, in itself exceedingly humorous, showing how a parrot, the delight of a convent, whose talk was all of prayers and pious ejaculations, was conveyed to another convent as a visitor to please the nuns.

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  • His delight in landscape gardening is exemplified in the neighbouring estate of the Leasowes, which was his property.

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  • Some 750 tons of the sweetmeat known as ` Turkish delight ' are annually exported to the United Kingdom, America and Rumelia; embroideries, &c., are sold in fair quantities to tourists.

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  • The "purposed affectation" sprang from an unaffected delight in gauds of attire, gauds of fancy and expression.

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  • The delight he took in exercising reason in regard to everything he did was what his friend Pierre Coste remarked in Locke's daily life at Otes.

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  • Pity he finds to be grief for the calamity of others, arising from imagination of the like calamity befalling oneself; what we admire with seeming disinterestedness as beautiful (pulchrum) is really " pleasure in promise "; when men are not immediately seeking present pleasure, they desire power as a means to future pleasure, and thus have a derivative delight in the exercise of power that prompts to what we call benevolent action.

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  • To this Hutcheson replies that no doubt the exquisite delight of the emotion of love is a motive to sustain and develop it; but this pleasure cannot be directly obtained, any more than other pleasures, by merely desiring it; it can be sought only by the indirect method of cultivating and indulging the disinterested desire for others' good, which is thus obviously distinct from the desire for the pleasure of benevolence.

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  • Some years earlier, Gay,' admitting Hutcheson's proof of the actual disinterestedness of moral and benevolent impulses, had maintained that these (like the desires of knowledge or fame, the delight of reading, hunting and planting, &c.) were derived from self-love by " the power of association."

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  • In comparing the Irish tales with the saga, there will be felt deep divergencies in matter, style and taste, the richness of one contrasting with the chastened simplicity of the other; the one's half-comic, half-earnest bombast is wholly unlike the other's grim humour; the marvellous, so unearthly in the one, is almost credible in the other; but in both are the keen grasp of character, the biting phrase, the love of action and the delight in blood which almost assumes the garb of a religious passion.

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  • All classes delight in hearing or intoning the endless romances which celebrate the feats of their national heroes; for every true Serb lives as much in the past as in the present, and medieval wars still constantly furnish themes of new legends and ballads.

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  • The latter either dwell in the sid, and this is probably the earlier conception, or in islands out in the ocean where they live a life of never-ending delight.

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  • In the quarrels of the priesthood under the Empire it was St Bernard, the great abbot of Clairvaux, who tried to arrest the papacy on the slippery downward path of theocracy; finally, it was in Sugers church of St Denis that French art began that struggle between light against darkness which, culminating in Notre-Dame and the SainteChapelle, was to teach the architects of the world the delight of building with airiness of effect.

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  • Light-minded, haughty, apathetic and cold-hearted, she took a sort of passionate delight in changing Henry IV.s whole system of government.

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  • Harsh and rough, he compelled admiration for his delight in work, his aptitude in disentangling affairs, his desire of continually augmenting the wealth of the state, and his regard for the public welfare without forgetting his own.

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  • He took great delight in reading the Bible, and also the novels of Scott, then in course of publication.

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  • To his intense relief and delight he was elected on the 12th of April 1822.

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  • In 1878 his old college (Trinity), to his great delight, elected him an honorary fellow, and he revisited Oxford after an interval of thirty-two years.

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  • Joachim's luxurious habits, his partiality for adventurers, and his delight in building, led him to incur such a heavy expenditure that of ter pledging many of his lands and rights he was compelled in 1540 to appeal for help to the estates.

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  • Nina said, her eyes expressing delight.

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  • She pressed against him, moaning with delight.

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  • To her surprise and delight, they instantly bonded with him.

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  • He smiled his delight when he saw Adrienne, and smothered her in a hug.

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  • "Chauncey!" they screamed with delight, and then stopped short when they saw Bordeaux helping Cassie down from the wagon.

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  • Here and there, calves frolicked with each other, kicking their heels in the air and bellowing their delight at the balmy weather.

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  • Howie beamed with delight.

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  • And delight of delights; there's a pretty young girl in the game!

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  • Martha, whose stay with them was at first a simple good deed, then a delight and now so very much more.

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  • In Joe's eyes, the sun rose and set on his eldest daughter Jen, who was a super achiever, pretty as spring, and a delight to be around.

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  • A pair of older boys stood atop a corner building with a water cannon, letting lose on the paraders with a stream from their high, seemingly secure position—until the fire truck proved its might by soaking them and their perch, to the delight of the crowd.

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  • The six ladies-in-waiting of the Dean for Sheriff brigade cupped their hands and booed the competition, to the delight of the crowd.

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  • Just then, one of the attending firemen tested the hose with a tentative burst, scattering a curbside group that screamed in delight.

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  • Destiny squealed with delight and did it again.

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  • Much of the climbing activity was taking place in an area called The Schoolroom, with various routes classified and given names— Verminator, Duncan's Delight and Bloody Sunday.

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  • Should I go find a little afternoon delight or kill some time here and wait for tonight?

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  • To his delight, one of his predecessors had known of the secret portal leading to and from Hell.

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  • Both told childhood tales, stories of happy memories, each prompting the memory of yet another incident to their mutual delight.

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  • It was both a source of embarrassment and delight.

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  • The wooden planks on the old porch cracked a smart welcome and the screen door squealed with delight when she opened it.

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  • She gasped her delight and smiled up at him.

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  • She turned toward the unit lifting her arms in delight.

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  • In fact they were experiencing a complete range of unseen emotions from hysteria, through delight to utter despair.

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  • To our delight they obliged, popping their heads up to stare back at us, albeit looking slightly affronted.

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  • Crowley was a leading alpinist of the day but was shunned by the Alpine club and took a positive delight in the bizarre.

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  • alternations of light and darkness were hailed with delight by the inhabitants of the fort.

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  • ardourly they sang, and sweetly, glancing at Narada, at first with shy delight, and then with increasing ardor.

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  • Chorley took up the captains armband, much to the delight of the traveling supporters.

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  • Much to the delight of the bank's directors, the new service immediately aroused great interest from the national media.

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  • beanbag sofa will delight any little one lucky enough to receive it.

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  • When the elephant finally arose & let out a mighty bellow, every single person either cheered or let out an aaah of delight.

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  • Road bikes are pure delight on a decent road surface, much faster than either hybrids or mountain bikes.

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  • A lifetime's worth of quaint inns, snazzy bars and backstreet boozers, all lovingly researched for your delight and inebriation.

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  • A lively tale with action-packed illustrations, which will delight all young buccaneers.

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  • Ladies fight for my delight, and I don't take no bullshit all you gotta do is submit.

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  • For thou hast no delight in sacrifice; were I to give a burnt offering, thou wouldst not be pleased.

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  • captains armband, much to the delight of the traveling supporters.

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  • carpets of bluebells, foxgloves, wild orchids - all take their turn to delight.

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  • chamois leathers took the opportunity to clean parts of the cars, much to the delight of the crowd.

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  • childlike delight in being naughty, I can't tell you to what level some of the dialog role-plays disintegrated.

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  • chronograph movement in the world, the rest of the watch is also a delight.

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  • The Bourne is a stalking angler's delight that offers a number of likely looking swims capable of holding chub or barbel.

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  • Nestling gently into the pine clad hillside this very charming stone clad hillside this very charming stone clad country cottage is an absolute delight.

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  • Another delight for your eyes is the world's last surviving tea clipper, Cutty Sark.

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  • To the delight of gossip columnists, she issued each wedding guest with an etiquette manual.

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  • conduces not only to delight but also to magnanimity and morality.

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  • I have searched in many cookbooks for that delight, alas to no avail.

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  • An adjacent meadow of carefully cultivated corncockle, wild cornflower and poppies beside the local church is a delight in high summer.

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  • coterie of musicians to provide many more shades to the dramatic tales she takes such delight in performing.

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  • Kate appears with her own regular coterie of musicians to provide many more shades to the dramatic tales she takes such delight in performing.

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  • The crumbling pastry, sharp lemon and sweet quince coulis were a delight, and we cooed with appreciation.

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  • It's not just culinary delight, but a comfortable, effortless, night out.

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  • culture vulture, she takes delight in illustrating her points with references ranging from Vidal Sassoon to ska music.

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  • He reads well, can do simple math, writes a messy cursive and of course is a delight to his family.

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  • Or, to really impress your guests, try the Cheese, Herb & Liver Pâté, a truly delicious seasonal delight.

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  • Colors used are ' Ballerina ' and ' Turkish delight ' from the FOCUS own brand paint range.

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  • The rarities that make up the rest of the disk are also sheer delight.

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  • The same cannot be said for the mini games, which are an absolute delight with the new control system.

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  • Road bikes are pure delight on a decent road surface, much faster than either hybrids or mountain bikes.

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  • It was an entire night of art, people, amazing and unexpected delight.

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  • delight Soccer: Tony chomping at the bit for.. .

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  • Deciduous ancient woodlands run down tiny valleys to the seas edge and birdwatchers and naturalists delight in the abundance of wildlife.

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  • ANNIVERSARIES FOR MARCH PROVERBS Red sky at night, shepherd's delight.

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  • delight in the abundance of wildlife.

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  • delight of the onlookers, Doonie Stuart Rosie emerged triumphant.

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  • Derby delight Cricket: Cook earns Essex plaudits Tennis: Westcliff at the double!

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  • Let's be honest, short course sheep dips, whether actual or virtual, are actually more of a chore than a delight.

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  • double crossrs take a fiendish delight in double-crossing former allies and making off with the loot, so choose your friends carefully.

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  • Soccer: Dugy dreams of final spot Soccer: Delight for boss Parky Soccer: MK Dons 1-2 Colchester.. .

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  • Another deliciously droll, deadpan comic delight from Jarmusch: small, but strangely beautiful.

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  • ecstasy of delight I felt her tremble in every limb.

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  • We will delight in the laws of God; the preaching of the Word will once more become effectual in our lives.

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  • endowed by a generous nature with every earthly delight.

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  • epicure's delight!

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  • Epicurean delight, (by the way I also like hamburgers ).

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