Delighted sentence example

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  • She laughed in a delighted way.
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  • The little girls were delighted to see the lovely shells.
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  • He looked up at the opening door and his expression of sleepy indifference suddenly changed to one of delighted amazement.
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  • Everybody was delighted with Helen.
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  • The princess told the count that she would be delighted, and only begged him to stay longer at Anna Semenovna's, and he departed.
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  • Dean answered it and was delighted to hear Martha's voice.
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  • I'd be delighted, but what about school?
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  • Ozma was delighted and exclaimed, eagerly:
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  • 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.
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  • I was delighted to receive the flowers from home.
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  • He'll be inconsolable, Linda said with a delighted laugh.
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  • He knew that she had not sung since her illness, and so the sound of her voice surprised and delighted him.
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  • He'd been yearning and delighted, even claiming the immortal world to be heaven.
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  • From her earliest years she delighted every one by her extraordinary beauty and vivacity.
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  • He is delighted because I am here.
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  • She was delighted, and showed her pleasure by hugging and kissing the little fellow, which embarrassed him very much.
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  • Finally he proposed a plan which delighted us all beyond words.
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  • Belova admired the presents and was delighted with her dress material.
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  • And Destiny won't know what to think at first, but she will be delighted to have you home.
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  • I'm delighted to meet you.
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  • I am delighted to find humbugs inside the earth, just the same as on top of it.
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  • My wife will be delighted with it.
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  • Neither of them is working today, and I'm sure they'd be delighted to join you.
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  • The flames flared up again, lighting the animated, delighted, exhausted faces of the spectators.
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  • I shall be delighted to have a typewriter.
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  • Albert, who was a man of great strength and considerable skill in feats of arms, delighted in tournaments and knightly exercises.
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  • 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.
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  • She should have been delighted instead of feeling frustrated.
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  • Mr. Anagnos was delighted with it.
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  • Teacher says it was a day-dream, and she thinks you would be delighted to hear it.
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  • Everyone shall know me, love me, and be delighted with me!
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  • 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.
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  • Darian didn't resist, and Damian delighted in the idea that the sound of him breathing meant his brother was truly alive.
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  • 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.
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  • She was delighted if he made a mistake, and made him form the letter over several times.
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  • We were delighted when Brandon called and told us he was bringing a friend.
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  • Señor Medena obviously delighted in that fact and even Alex didn't appear to mind.
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  • I was keenly delighted when I felt the fragments of the broken doll at my feet.
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  • I was delighted to see my dear little friends and I hugged and kissed them.
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  • She was familiar with the words of the last sentence, and was delighted when allowed to act them out.
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  • 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."
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Toby laughed and tossed Rhyn another pillow, delighted when he snatched it from midair and shredded it in an explosion of white feathers.
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  • 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.
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  • The Egyptians themselves delighted in identifying together goddesses of the most diverse forms and attributes; but Ubasti was almost indistinguishable in form from Tafne.
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  • 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.
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  • From this started the Club, the members of which delighted to call themselves "The Steaks."
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  • Whenever anything delighted or interested me she talked it over with me just as if she were a little girl herself.
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  • Hadn't she been delighted when he chased and tackled her?
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  • 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.
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  • I should be delighted to own so beautiful a piece of workmanship, but I know I am not worthy.
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  • She was delighted, and showed her joy, by hugging and kissing him, much to his embarrassment.
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  • 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.
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  • Many of the dreams that had delighted my young inexperience became beautifully less and "faded into the light of common day."
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  • Everybody there was delighted with Helen, and showered her with gifts and kisses.
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  • He took paternal pride in the achievements of his pupils, and delighted to see, through them, his influence spreading in every university.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Whenever she meets any one who is familiar with this system, she is delighted to use it in conversation.
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  • This good and happy news delighted me exceedingly, for then I was sure that I should learn also.
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  • St Paul delighted to represent it as the " ideal Israel," and St John echoes the thought in the words of praise (Rev. i.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Need I tell you that I was more than delighted to hear that you are really interested in the "tea"?
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  • 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.
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  • Natasha, that winter, had for the first time begun to sing seriously, mainly because Denisov so delighted in her singing.
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  • "I shall be delighted to meet them," said the prince.
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  • 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.
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  • He was delighted that I could pronounce the words so well, and said that he had no difficulty in understanding me.
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  • The Earl said he should be delighted to visit Tuscumbia the next time he comes to America.
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  • I am very much delighted to hear of your new acquisition--that you "talk with your mouth" as well as with your fingers.
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  • 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.
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  • My parents were delighted to hear me speak, and I was overjoyed to give them such a happy surprise.
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  • Helene for her part was sincerely delighted with Natasha and wished to give her a good time.
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  • He was delighted at the unexpected rapidity of his pupil's progress, but could not abandon the edifice of argument he had laboriously constructed.
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  • 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.
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  • I was delighted, for my mind was full of the prospective joys and of the wonderful stories I had heard about the sea.
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  • But it was Blicher's use of patois which delighted his countrymen with a sense of freshness and strength.
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  • 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."
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  • I am delighted to meet a compatriot.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • He generally took breakfast or tea with some congenial friend and delighted to discuss the deepest subjects.
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  • The count was delighted at Anna Mikhaylovna's taking upon herself one of his commissions and ordered the small closed carriage for her.
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  • Nothing delighted me so much as this game.
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  • Teacher and I are always delighted to hear from you.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • "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.
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  • The late Celtic age was one which genuinely delighted in beauty of form and detail.
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  • She is delighted with action-words; so it is no trouble at all to teach her verbs.
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  • He was greatly delighted at the foolish appointment of Bishop Juxon as lord treasurer in 1636.
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  • It delighted me inexpressibly to find that they knew the manual alphabet.
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  • Mr. Anagnos was delighted with "The Frost King," and published it in one of the Perkins Institution reports.
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  • We came to Boston last Thursday, and Mr. Anagnos was delighted to see me, and he hugged and kissed me.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • They seemed not to have expected him to talk like anybody else, and the discovery that he did so delighted them.
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  • 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.
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  • The children will be delighted.
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  • delighted to receive this award.
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  • Whatever a baby's first word is, parents are delighted to hear it.
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  • Now I have new secret weapon; I'm delighted!
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  • I'm delighted to say that they are here in the game."
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  • Friends or family members will be delighted to help in this way.
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  • The other people in your travel group will be delighted to know they also serve fresh seafood and chicken.
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  • He was, as his secretary Morice testifies, " a man that delighted not in revenging."
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  • Ficino, like nearly all the scholars of that age in Italy, delighted in country lfe.
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  • My Dear Mr. Anagnos:--You cannot imagine how delighted I was to receive a letter from you last evening.
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  • I am always delighted when anyone writes me a beautiful thought which I can treasure in my memory forever.
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  • 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."
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Alex was going to be delighted.
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  • Alex would be delighted.
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  • Delighted with this tribute to his greatness, Nero for a moment dreamt of rivalling Alexander.
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  • The empress was delighted at this war, which she thought would secure her son's inheritance.
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  • delighted the audience.
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  • delighted to announce a brand new Webmail facility.
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  • delighted to welcome Dougie MacLean to our first festival.
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  • delighted to hear from anyone who might help.
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  • I was delighted to see that the refreshment counter was furnished with the utmost liberality.
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  • If you're wondering how to make baby food, you'll be delighted to know that the process is actually very simple.
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  • Bird watchers will be delighted to spy soaring eagles and herons throughout the park's property.
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  • 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.
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  • He delighted in showing that words, fables, customs, &c., which the Arabs believed to be peculiarly their own, were derived from the Persians.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • I was delighted to get there, though I was much disappointed because we did not arrive on Mr. Anagnos' birthday.
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  • She helped me unpack my trunk when it came, and was delighted when she found the doll the little girls sent her.
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  • "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.
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  • 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."
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Montaigne was not altogether delighted at his election to the mayoralty, which promised him two years of responsible if not very hard work.
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  • He delighted in sport and all manly exercises.
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  • His grand but obscure hexameters, after the example of Parmenides, delighted Lucretius.
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  • Silesius delighted specially in the subtle paradoxes of mysticism.
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  • These were the teachers whom the people chiefly delighted to honour.
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  • The Geniti glinni and demna aeir were other fierce spirits who delighted in carnage.
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  • Mom was delighted, and Tammy took to you right off.
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  • Señor Medena obviously delighted in that fact and even Alex didn't appear to mind.
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  • We are delighted to be enabling this significant advance for the nation.
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  • Local disability groups will often be delighted to help you conduct an accessibility audit.
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  • The hotel has a resident beautician who will be delighted to help you look your best.
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  • We're delighted to be able to continue growing sugar beet on our farms.
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  • bluebell time co-incides with National Pet Week, NPW is delighted to give the campaign its support.
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  • conveyed when, say, the nurse flourishes the pink card to the delighted father?
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  • delighted to see the 1960 school photo.
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  • delighted with the turnout.
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  • delighted to announce today the first two members of the Social Justice Policy Group.
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  • delighted to hear from talented people who would like to join our great team.
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  • delighted to welcome new members.
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  • delighted to receive visits from members of our partner churches.
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  • delighted to confirm that the real M du Richard has decided not to press charges.
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  • delighted to win this funding.
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  • In fact they all seemed delighted at the prospect of getting back on the water.
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  • She is obviously delighted to be the next Mrs Jagger.
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  • And even after this event, whatever may have been the attitude of churchmen towards the old heathen poetry, the kings and warriors would be slow to lose their interest in the heroic tales that had delighted their ancestors.
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  • Biographers have delighted to relate how painfully Demosthenes made himself a tolerable speaker, - how, with pebbles in his mouth, he tried his lungs against the waves, how he declaimed as he ran up hill, how he shut himself up in a cell, having first guarded himself against a longing for the haunts of men by shaving one side of his head, how he wrote out Thucydides eight times, how he was derided by the Assembly and encouraged by a judicious actor who met him moping about the Peiraeus.
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  • Well knowing that his fortunes rested on the delighted acquiescence of France, Napoleon expected to continue indefinitely fashioning public opinion according to his pleasure.
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  • She was a liberal patroness of the stage, literature and the arts, and delighted in knowing all the cultured people of the day.
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  • Then our news sources were delighted to pound us with horror stories of wholesale slaughter - which turned out to be entirely untrue.
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  • Life circumstances: Anyone on your list who is going through a major life transition during the holidays - pregnancy, buying a house, planning a wedding - will be delighted to receive a gift to help them with that momentous time.
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  • If you medicate at feeding time, your hungry pet will be delighted with the morsel as a appetizer.
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  • Not only will your nose be delighted by all of the exotic smells wafting from restaurant doorways, but your eyes will delight in the variety of gifts and merchandise for sale.
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  • Family and friends will be delighted to hear your news and will want to give you their blessings, wishing you a long and happy life together.
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  • Each time you step into your car, you will be delighted in the fun items that you have chosen.
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  • Yet also, I have to say, after spending six years on it, I'm absolutely delighted that it's finished, so that I can move on to something else.
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  • The set of friends with whom he chiefly associated at Oxford were sometimes named, on account of their exceptionally decorous conduct, the "Bethel Union"; but he was by no means averse to amusements, and specially delighted in hurdle jumping and hunting.
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  • " He now took a great and new joy in the beauties of nature, and delighted in the allegorical interpretation of the Song of Solomon.
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  • Pacioli was equally amazed and delighted at Leonardo's two great achievements in sculpture and painting, and still more at the genius for mathematical, physical and anatomical research shown in the collections of MS. notes which the master laid before him.
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  • In this lady he had found a sitter whose face and smile possessed in a singular degree the haunting, enigmatic charm in which he delighted.
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  • The pope, indeed, is said to have been delighted with Leonardo's minor experiments and ingenuities in science, and especially by a kind of zoological toys which he had invented by way of pastime, as well as mechanical tricks played upon living animals.
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  • The court came often to Amboise, and the king delighted in his company, declaring his knowledge both of the fine arts and of philosophy to be beyond those of all mortal men.
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  • Letters poured in from the day the issue hit the stands, delighted that Glamour would highlight such a woman.
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  • Many organizations are delighted to welcome older adults who have time and life experience to offer.
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  • Fashionistas will be delighted at the broad styles and color palette employed by the Nine West designers.
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  • Finally, those who have bought the bag are delighted with its versatility and simplicity, which they feel give it a timeless look.
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  • If an industrious man suffered a loss, he delighted to make it good; if the harvest was bad, he was liberal in the remission of tithes.
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  • Brooks Brothers: While it's true that Brooks Brothers has a reputation for pricey threads, you'll be delighted to see that the prices are actually "much" cheaper than the ones at Nordstrom.
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  • Located on 10th Avenue, guests will be delighted to learn that Broadway and the excitement of Times Square are just a five-minute walk away.
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  • And you will be delighted - these panties are beautifully designed and seriously sexy.
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  • Customers who purchased this good-looking style raved about its excellent quality and were delighted with the fast delivery.
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  • 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!
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  • 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.
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  • Naturally cheerful and hospitable, he delighted in lively society; but he was also passionate, irritable and sensual.
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  • 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.
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  • He delighted in hunting and the reading of history, was zealous in his attention to public business, and his private life was unimpeachable.
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  • He wished the Club and it's members continued success in the future, and seemed genuinely delighted to have been asked to attend.
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  • Dave has been unemployed for a number of years and is naturally delighted when he gets a job working for a timber merchant.
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  • We are therefore delighted to help promote the sale of this property.
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  • Mistress Caitlin was delighted to see her brother and equally delighted that their mission had prospered.
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  • delighted audience made their way through the snow toward home.
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  • He glanced toward where Homura was being bowed to by a group of courtiers, still smiling that delighted private smile.
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  • delighted home crowd.
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  • delighted winner after his big win.
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  • delighted customer.
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  • delighted, everyone is a champion at Kingston.
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  • Delighted with his find he slipped in through the narrow aperture and greedily devoured it all.
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  • However, if you have specific special dietary needs we would be delighted to try and meet them.
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  • TDC, specialist technical electronic component distributor, is delighted to announce the lead-free quad band TC65 Java module from Siemens.
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  • The aliens were delighted as new life was created from their evil doings.
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  • I was also delighted to be able to include a selection of vocal duets.
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  • Williams was delighted by the performance of his squad describing it as " everything you could wish for in a trial eights race " .
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  • We have been delighted by the enthusiasm of both staff and pupils and the obvious improvement in ability and confidence demonstrated by all pupils involved.
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  • exchange rate objective and were delighted to break free.
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  • The hospitality is really first-class, " said a delighted Tom George.
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  • Flowers: Our in-house florist will be delighted to provide a tailor made quotation.
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  • In 93 he was elected praetor 'after a lavish squandering of money, and he delighted the populace with an exhibition of a hundred lions from Africa.
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  • The poets asked for an explanation of this allusion, and Firdousi recited to them the battle as described in the Shahnama, and delighted and astonished them with his learning and eloquence.
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  • Pepys was delighted with the playing of "pretty, witty Nell," but when he saw her as Florimel in Dryden's Secret Love, or the Maiden Queen, he wrote "so great a performance of a comical part was never, I believe, in the world before" and, "so done by Nell her merry part as cannot be better done in nature" (Diary, March 25, 1667).
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  • As he adopted an entirely different policy with the nobles from that of his father, and, moreover, showed great affability towards the lower class of his subjects, among whom he delighted to wander incognito, few if any of the kings of Scotland have won such general popularity, or passed a reign so untroubled by intestine strife.
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  • At the visitors' request the young people sang the quartette, "The Brook," with which everyone was delighted.
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  • Jo is delighted to be performing at the Derby Playhouse for the first time and to be reunited with the director Karl Wallace.
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  • Neil Tuxworth - Honda Racing: Honda Racing is delighted to confirm its support of Team DMRR for the 2005 road racing season.
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  • We are also delighted to recommend Jones Hire for fabric table linen and chair covers.
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  • We took a walk in the gardens and Charles was delighted to find several Twayblade Orchids among the grasses and wild flowers.
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  • We are also delighted to welcome Alasdair Fraser for the twentieth anniversary of Fiddle Week which will take place in August.
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  • Crowds of girls are there warbling his name, and, just as he promised, he 's delighted to dish out the autographs.
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  • MG Classic Chronograph Watch White - Brown Description: We are delighted to be able to offer this beautifully constructed chronograph watch from MG.
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  • If making things gives you a lot of joy, you'll probably be delighted to put your creativity to the test in designing a sock corsage.
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  • Whether you present your gifts at a baby shower or at the hospital, new parents are often delighted with whatever they receive, since having a baby can be quite costly and newborns require so many things!
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  • Anyone who has been unimpressed with the grid-like look of the standard panels (although these too are constantly evolving) will be delighted to see that the solar tiles look very like standard roof tiles.
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  • From the entertaining personal scandals to the amusing publicity stunts, Paris has delighted the tabloid world.
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  • In fact, your new daughter-in-law may be delighted to go shopping with you.
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  • If your son is one of the many who love Disney's Handy Manny, he'll be delighted to wear a pair of Handy Manny boys' underwear.
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  • You'll be delighted to know that the jerseys are readily available and that your little one can accompany you to games, either in person or on the sofa, decked out in high style.
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  • We are delighted to be able to help 200 students afford their college dreams with $2,500 scholarships for the 2009-2010 academic year.
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  • While eastern Caribbean itineraries may offer less popular destinations, cruisers who visit this more exclusive region will be delighted to find an abundance of beauty, culture, and excitement that rivals any typical Caribbean port of call.
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  • Formal wear scarves: If your dog isn't the type to wear full clothing, you'll probably be delighted to see the formal wear scarves this shop has to offer.
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  • As Project Runway continues to present season after season to delighted viewers, the list of winners grows longer and longer.
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  • Some twelve martyrs at least perished in 1539-1540, and George Buchanan, whose satires on the Franciscans delighted the king, escaped to France, in circumstances which he described diversely on different occasions, as was his habit.
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  • In all these matters he followed the guidance of divines and devotees, in whose congenial company he delighted.
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  • By the beginning of August 1760 he had another volume written, and was so "delighted with Uncle Toby's imaginary character that he was become an enthusiast."
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  • He kept up a court at Isfahan which surprised and delighted his foreign visitors, among whom were ambassadors from European states; and one learned writer, Kaempfer, credits him with wisdom and good policy.
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  • Discontented with this narrow course of study, he happened to read the De Rerum Natura of Bernardino Telesio, and was delighted with its freedom of speech and its appeal to nature s rather than to authority.
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  • An Irish patriot in the strict sense of the term he was not; he was proud of being an Englishman, who had been accidentally "dropped in Ireland"; he looked upon the indigenous population as conquered savages; but his pride and sense of equity alike revolted against the stay-at-home Englishmen's contemptuous treatment of their own garrison, and he delighted in finding a point in which the triumphant faction was still vulnerable.
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  • He declares, it is true, that he had let loose the reins on the neck of his lusts, that he had delighted in all transgressions against the divine law, and that he had been the ringleader of the youth of Elstow in all manner of vice.
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  • Ferdinand grew up athletic, but ignorant, ill-bred, addicted to the lowest amusements; he delighted in the company of the lazzaroni (the most degraded class of the Neapolitan people), whose dialect and habits he affected, and he even sold fish in the market, haggling over the price.
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  • 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.
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  • I am delighted that the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council and Scotland's medical schools are leading the way in exploring this huge potential.
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  • The College is delighted that Graham Johnson, one of the world's leading accompanists, is the inaugural visiting artist.
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  • Rain Pryor We are delighted to welcome back Rain Pryor to the stage with her own inimitable style of jazz cabaret.
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  • chuckle over his odd sayings: they delighted him far more than my merry jests, or Hattersley's riotous mirth.
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  • We are delighted to have been appointed custodians of all the archived original Sentinel drawings.
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  • The stout vessel sailed o'er the mighty deep, and the passengers felt delighted, especially when an iceberg was sighted.
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  • Dr. Peter Christie said: " I'm absolutely delighted, everyone is a champion at Kingston.
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  • People who love variegation were delighted with this for years, and it took long to find out the really good things under this name.
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  • A perennial mother's favorite, ask your mother for a few pair and she'll be more than delighted to purchase every assorted color on her next shopping excursion.
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  • As Filipino culture has spread around the world, the "clack-clack" of the bamboo poles has delighted audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
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  • Elements Salon: Whether you are looking for an upscale salon for your next cut, or a luxurious venue for a private spa party, you'll be delighted with the wide range of services offered here.
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  • Seniors centers often offer introductory painting classes, and if you can many instructors are delighted to add in an extra class for homeschoolers if you can generate interest among even one or two other families.
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  • No matter which shape you choose, you'll be delighted by how napkin origami can enhance the look of your dinner table.
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  • As one of the nation's first tiki palaces, The Tonga Room has delighted guests with its tropical ambiance, decadent libations and delicious island cuisine since 1945.
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  • While there are many people who would no doubt be delighted to see some professional Emma Watson bikini shots in the pages of Sports Illustrated, the young star is currently much more interested in being photographed in serious fashion.
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  • Snoopy fans will be delighted to face their favorite Peanuts character every time they lay this large towel on a pool deck or sandy beach.
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  • It is never too late to learn how to swim and there are plenty of instructors who are delighted to help you master this important, healthy, and fun ability.
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  • Whether you prefer a bandeau-styled top, or a halter styled one, you'll be delighted with all the different options that are available for purchase.
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  • Many kids are delighted to help their parents cook a meal, even if they only get to stir the contents of a pot once or twice.
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  • No matter which type of custom birthday candle you decide on, the recipient will be delighted by the thought that went into this personalized item.
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  • See's Candies: Any chocolate lover will be delighted to receive a gift basket filled with delicious milk chocolate or dark chocolate from See's Candies.
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  • You might be delighted to know that there is a large number of Christmas songs for preschoolers.
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  • This can be a very fun afternoon project to engage in with your kids, or a friend's kids, who are always delighted when adults get it on the fun.
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  • For example, if your boyfriend is a mechanic, a dozen roses might not thrill him - but get him a dozen wrenches of various sizes, all done up in a pretty bow, and he'll be delighted!
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  • There are many artisan and specialist jewelers who offer exciting and unique rings, and will be delighted to create something new if requested.
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  • Many jewelers are delighted to take commissions and are happy to work with you to design and create a unique ring.
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  • One will be delighted to find an outside full length side zip that conveniently allows for quick access to the main compartment of the bag.
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  • Both signs respect a high level of intelligence and are delighted to see that each has a substantial grasp of language and wit.
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  • In Scorpio, Virgo finds a match that actually admires his penchant for keeping things running smoothly, and Virgo is delighted that Scorpio doesn’t quit until the job is done right.
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  • Most children are delighted to slice into any cake, as long as it is presented with love and within the company of family and friends!
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  • If you are one of those people who finds as much humor in the rote plots of some of the most popular horror flicks are fear, you will be delighted to learn that Scary Movie 4 is among the August DVD releases.
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  • Specialized animal communicators "talk" to pets and communicate the conversation to the delighted owner.
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  • Consumers are often delighted at the opportunity to pay moderate amounts of money for products that are thought to be "just as good" as the original designer merchandise.
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  • Ewing and women were delighted with the wicked Alexis, despite the change in settings to more luxurious surroundings and big business, it was still the characters that had fans tuning in.
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  • Kat fans will be delighted to learn that she is currently working on a pictorial timeline of her art, hand-in-hand with Harper Collins publishing.
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  • Thehe other hotel amenities, guests will be delighted to hear, include limousine service, a multi-lingual concierge, an on-site fitness club, an on-site gemologist, shoe shining service, daily housekeeping, and valet parking.
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  • Most people are delighted to receive a handmade card, even if they don't make them and don't know the time, effort and creativity involved in creating such unique items.
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  • With recipes such as Baja Shrimp, Grecian Mushrooms, and French Apple Cake, your taste buds will be delighted and thankful.
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  • After a hostess prepares an elaborate party menu, she may be delighted to enjoy a quick freezer meal the next day.
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  • Continuing in the Survivor tradition, Survivor Australia delighted fans with another season of crafty strategy, ambitious missions and the general alliance/friendships that have become so loved over the years.
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  • This was the favorite Victorian depiction of fairies, tiny beings that delighted the eye but were impossible to catch.This downsizing of the Fae Folk was perhaps a result of Victorian Empiricism.
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  • Kids love to blow bubbles, and most are delighted to know there is a way to paint with bubbles.
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  • Photographers will be delighted by the variety of sites throughout the area.
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  • Finally, guests looking for a little more room will be delighted with the Two-Room Deluxe Suite.
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