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gracious

gracious Sentence Examples

  • He was gracious and gentle with the old woman.

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  • I am deep in your debt, my most gracious lord and master.

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  • That is very gracious of you Samantha, but completely unnecessary.

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  • And the Tsarevich was very gracious to all our officers.

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  • The old prince was in a good temper and very gracious to Pierre.

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  • The Emperor is gracious, and I shan't forget you if you deserve well.

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  • Most Gracious Sovereign and Emperor!

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  • His aim was to impress upon her familiar facts and aspects the seal of his own gracious nature.

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  • As he had just spoken of " returning the gracious protecting god to Assur," and spells the name Ni-nu-a, there can be no doubt that Nineveh is meant.

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  • No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourse of my book-friends.

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  • But they spoke many gracious words to me.

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  • My soul delights in the repose and gracious curves of the Venus; and in Barre's bronzes the secrets of the jungle are revealed to me.

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  • The beautiful creature passed her hands over her eyes an instant, tucked in a stray lock of hair that had become disarranged, and after a look around the garden made those present a gracious bow and said, in a sweet but even toned voice:

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  • Good gracious, I believe I am.

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  • On the following day the king, seated on the topmost step of a lofty tribune surmounted by a baldaquin, erected in the midst of the principal square of Copenhagen, received the public homage of his subjects of all ranks, in the presence of an immense concourse, on which occasion he again promised to rule " as a Christian hereditary king and gracious master," and, " as soon as possible, to prepare and set up " such a constitution as should secure to his subjects a Christian and indulgent sway.

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  • But the genuine Arab meaning of Rahim is " gracious," and thus, the old Mahommedan Arab papyri render this word by cAiXavOpunros.

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  • But the genuine Arab meaning of Rahim is " gracious," and thus, the old Mahommedan Arab papyri render this word by cAiXavOpunros.

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  • While God fulfils His all-embracing purpose, that fulfilment leaves room for the exercise of individual freedom; the freedom God has bestowed on man He can so restrain and direct as to overrule even its abuse for His own gracious ends.

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  • I shall await your most gracious permission here in hospital, that I may not have to play the part of a secretary rather than commander in the army.

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  • Here Demosthenes took sanctuary with "gracious Poseidon," and, when this threatened to fail him, sought death.

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  • Though he called a parliament early in 1484, and made all manner of gracious promises of good governance, he felt that his position was insecure.

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  • Gracious me, they did rattle past!

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  • A special invitation was sent him by the king to attend the coronation of Anne Boleyn, accompanied with the gracious offer of 20 to buy a new suit for the occasiont More refused to attend, and from that moment was marked out for vengeance.

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  • It was probably at the time when a desire for revenge on her calumniatress made her think the opportunity good and safe for discharge of such a two-edged dart at the countess and the queen that Mary wrote, but abstained from despatching, the famous and terrible letter in which, with many gracious excuses and professions of regret and attachment, she transmits to Elizabeth a full and vivid report of the hideous gossip retailed by Bess of Hardwick regarding her character and person at a time when the reporter of these abominations was on friendly terms with her husband's royal charge.

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  • They express the gracious courtesy and playful humour which were natural to him, and his varied interests in human life.

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  • I grieve that my waning strength prevents rejoicing in the sight of your most gracious presence.

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  • To the Prophecy of Restoration we may fitly apply the words, too gracious and too subtly chosen to be translated, of Renan, "ce second Isaie, dont Fame lumineuse semble comme impregnee, six cent ans d'avance, de toutes les rosees, de tous les parfums de l'avenir" (L'Antechrist, p. 464); though, indeed, the common verdict of sympathetic readers sums up the sentence in a single phrase - "the Evangelical Prophet."

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  • To the Prophecy of Restoration we may fitly apply the words, too gracious and too subtly chosen to be translated, of Renan, "ce second Isaie, dont Fame lumineuse semble comme impregnee, six cent ans d'avance, de toutes les rosees, de tous les parfums de l'avenir" (L'Antechrist, p. 464); though, indeed, the common verdict of sympathetic readers sums up the sentence in a single phrase - "the Evangelical Prophet."

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  • 1-t 1, 15, the monarchy is viewed as God's gracious gift to His people; in viii., x.

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  • She wrote a little piece which Comte rated so pre- v posterously as to talk about George Sand in the same sentence; it is in truth a flimsy performance, though it contains one or two gracious thoughts.

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  • (5) The dead hero (historical or mythic) signalizes his power by gracious saving acts; and Heracles, Asclepius, Amphiaraus, and others pass into the ranks of the gods, which are thus continually recruited from below.

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  • From the first Poitou, Quercy, Rouergue and the Limousin chafed beneath the English yoke; the noblesse in especial found the comparatively orderly and constitutional governance to which they were subjected most intolerable~ They waited for the first opportunity to revolt, and meanwhile murmured against every act of theit duke, the prince of Wales, though he did his best to behave as a gracious sovereign.

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  • "Oh, gracious me, a man beaten to death--killed!..." screamed a woman coming out of a gate close by.

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  • the kind or gracious one - doubtless a euphemistic name - has his prototype in the old fierce storm-god Rudra, the" Roarer,"with certain additional features derived from other deities, especially Pushan, the guardian of flocks and bestower of prosperity, worked up therewith.

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  • Thus it is the permanent pledge of Yahweh's gracious presence; it guides the people on their journey and leads them to victory.

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  • His full face, rather young-looking, with its prominent chin, wore a gracious and majestic expression of imperial welcome.

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  • Mehemet Ali merely protested the complete loyalty of his intentions; Ibrahim, declaring that as a soldier he had no choice but to obey his father's orders, advanced to Afium-Karahissar and Kutaiah, whence he wrote to the sultan asking his gracious permission to advance to Brusa.

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  • The credal position of the Disciples is simple: great stress is put upon the phrase "the Christ, the Son of the living God," and upon the recognition by Jesus of this confession as the foundation of His church; as to baptism, agreement with Baptists is only as to the mode, immersion; this is considered "the primitive confession of Christ and a gracious token of salvation," and as being "for the remission of sins"; the Disciples generally deny the authority over Christians of the Old Covenant, and Alexander Campbell in particular held this view so forcibly that he was accused by Baptists of "throwing away the Old Testament."

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  • This yields the single word "Trinq," which the attendant priestess declares to be the most gracious and intelligible she has ever heard from it.

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  • The proclamation stated (among other things): " It is the wish of Her Most Gracious Majesty that it [the state] shall enjoy the fullest legislative privileges compatible with the circumstances of the country and the intelligence of its people."

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  • The English courtiers were greatly incensed at the gracious reception accorded to these notable rebels by King James; but although Tyrone was confirmed in his title and estates, he had no sooner returned to Ireland than he again engaged in dispute with the government concerning his rights over certain of his feudatories, of whom Donnal O'Cahan was the most important.

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  • On the title-page of the latter were added the significant words, " set forth with the Kynge's moost gracious licence."

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  • Dubrovin, president of the Union of the Russian People and organizer of pogroms, having written a letter of congratulation to the tsar on the occasion of the coup d'etat, received a gracious reply; the hideous reign of terror of the " Black Hundred " in Odessa did not prevent the Grand-duke Constantine from accepting the badge of membership of the Union.

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  • The Emperor was not dancing, he stood in the doorway, stopping now one pair and now another with gracious words which he alone knew how to utter.

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  • The position has, we see, two sides: on the one side the prophets are heralds of an inexorable judgment based on the demands of absolute righteousness; on the other they represent an assured conviction of Yahweh's invincible and gracious love.

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  • Lamech has also a daughter Naamah ("gracious," "pleasant," "comely"; cf.

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  • Then another mysterious form appears on the scene, bearing the honourable title of "Servant of Yahweh," through whom God's gracious purposes for Israel and the world are to be realized.

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  • Then another mysterious form appears on the scene, bearing the honourable title of "Servant of Yahweh," through whom God's gracious purposes for Israel and the world are to be realized.

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  • Amongst other princes whose liberal presents enabled him to combat his pecuniary difficulties, was one Rustam, son of Fakhr Addaula, the Dailamite, who sent him a thousand gold pieces in acknowledgment of a copy of the episode of Rustam and Isfendiar which Firdousi had sent him, and promised him a gracious reception if he should ever come to his court.

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  • This letter having no other object, I pray God, monsieur le Prince Koutouzov, to keep you in His holy and gracious protection!

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  • 22), and ministering to Israel the gracious guidance which distinguishes it from all other nations (Amos ii.

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  • Henry, who saw through the artifice, and was already looking round for a more popular successor to Wolsey, made the gracious answer that he would employ More otherwise.

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  • 22), and ministering to Israel the gracious guidance which distinguishes it from all other nations (Amos ii.

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  • Until Athens recovered something of its old spirit, there must ever be a great standing danger, not for Athens only, but for Greece, - the danger that sooner or later, in some shape, from some quarter - no man could foretell the hour, the manner or the source - barbarian violence would break up the gracious and undefiled tradition of separate Hellenic life.

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  • In the early 14th century, the age of Dante, the new spirit of the Renaissance made Italian rulers the patrons of art and literature, and the Jews to some extent shared in this gracious change.

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  • With much reluctance the royal permission was given and the resignation accepted, on the 10th of May 1532, with many gracious expressions of goodwill on the part of the king.

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  • (6) Direct us in the right way; (7) in the way of those to whom Thou hast been gracious, on whom there is no wrath, and who go not astray.

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  • Through faith, which is a firm and certain cognition of the divine benevolence towards us founded on the truth of the gracious promise in Christ, men are by the operation of the Spirit united to Christ and are made partakers of His death and resurrection, so that the old man is crucified with Him and they are raised to a new life, a life of righteousness and holiness.

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  • Every believer will receive as his guerdon the inexhaustible cow and the gracious gifts of the Vohu mano.

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  • Every believer will receive as his guerdon the inexhaustible cow and the gracious gifts of the Vohu mano.

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  • Towards all her Magyars, especially the Catholics, she was ever most gracious; but the magnates, the Batthyanis, the Nadasdys, the Pallfys, the Andrassys, who had chased her enemies from Bohemia and routed them in Bavaria, enjoyed the lion's share of her benefactions.

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  • In other words, the daily offering is the continual symbol of gracious intercourse between Yahweh and his people and the main office of religion.

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  • Like the former, he believes in a supreme personal God, possessing all gracious qualities (saguna), not in the quality-less (nirguna) neuter impersonal Brahman of Sankaracharya; this Lord Himself once took the human form, and became incarnate, for the blessing of mankind, as Rama.

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  • All ecclesiastics admitted, by virtue of their office or by a gracious concession of the pope, to form part of the "family," are called domestic prelates, prelates of the household; this is an honorary title conferred on many priests not resident in Rome.

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  • In consequence probably of the good offices of Bubb Dodington, who was then the confidential adviser of Prince Frederick, two of his royal highness's gentlemen carried a gracious message to the printing office, and ordered seven copies for Leicester House.

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  • There was no doubt that, if the opinion of the Englishspeaking races throughout the world could have been tested by a plebiscite, an overwhelming majority would have declared that the fittest person for the rule of the British empire was the gracious and kindly lady who for sixty years, in sorrow and in joy, had so worthily discharged the duties of her high position.

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  • (0 Gracious) Al-Alfi and Osmn Bey Hasan had professed allegiance to the pasha; but they soon after declared against him, and they were now approaching from the south; and having repulsed Mehemet Ali, they took the two fortresses of Tur.

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  • Subsequently they were represented by the apostolic notaries, who were charged to exercise throughout Christendom the gracious jurisdiction of the leaders of the Church and to preside over the mosit important acts in the private lives of the faithful.

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  • The last tip I have to offer is to be gracious.

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  • The prestige enjoyed by the French language, which, in the 14th century, the author of the Maniere de language calls "le plus bel et le plus gracious language et plus noble parler, apres latin d'escole, qui soft au monde et de touz genz mieulx prisee et amee que nul autre (quar Dieux le fist si douce et amiable principalement a l'oneur et loenge de luy mesmes.

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  • I am deep in your debt, my most gracious lord and master.

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  • Kris was gracious and gentle with this woman, who he could very easily treat like he did his Immortals and brothers.

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  • That is very gracious of you Samantha, but completely unnecessary.

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  • Do not backbite One Another In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

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  • The law of subordination is based on God's gracious condescension to a sinful humanity in the person of his Son Jesus Christ.

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  • Gracious in victory, he went over to console an understandably devastated Piggy.

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  • Al-Rahman means THE Gracious - the one whose grace totally eclipses the grace of others.

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  • entreat the gracious favor Of the Child she carried then.

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  • gracious enough to give us time to embrace his truth in our lives.

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  • gracious enough to offer some wonderful critiques and tips on my image.

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  • gracious enough to forgive me.

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  • gracious enough to acknowledge this to me at the above mentioned conference.

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  • gracious enough to share it.

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  • It is my hope that I become more gracious even under the greatest stress for everyone's benefit.

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  • gracious hospitality, will be your first impression.

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  • gracious sentiments of the happy couple.

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  • gracious invitation to his table.

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  • gracious bride.

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  • gracious loser.

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  • gracious living ' .

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  • Have all made the largest online so incredibly gracious prizes you can.

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  • Are you very gracious or are you more ' in your face '?

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  • Or, Lord, Thou art so gracious, I am sure Thou wilt accept anything I may bring.

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  • He was extremely gracious, polite, attentive and didn't rush me through my introduction.

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  • God is always gracious enough to give us time to embrace his truth in our lives.

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  • After they had proceeded some distance, the Emperor suddenly stopped short and exclaimed: " good gracious!

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  • gracious in defeat.

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  • gracious in victory, he went over to console an understandably devastated Piggy.

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  • Trotsky was wearing a commander's uniform and he appeared very handsome, genial and gracious sitting at his desk.

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  • The gracious, original homestead is reminiscent of the traditional country architecture of the region.

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  • Whatever your choice casual elegance, combined with gracious hospitality, will be your first impression.

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  • The family gathered round while she Played gracious hostess, had a smile For everyone, and brought us tea.

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  • In Anglican theology, unity is achieved by our saying yes to God's gracious invitation to his table.

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  • I would say that as far as losing I try and be a gracious loser.

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  • melted into gracious tears at the sacrament.

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  • We will be gracious to the needy without partiality, and we must be gracious to the needy without partiality.

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  • Old Worldpite being in a sense the first of the modern female detectives, Yvonne retains a slightly old-world, gracious flavor.

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  • personalized to reflect the gracious sentiments of the happy couple.

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  • Does A answer B's veiled insult with an angry retort or a gracious change of subject?

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  • Macbeth lacks political skill, and turns the gracious office of king into the rule of a bloody tribal warlord.

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  • He was not an orator, and though he could express himself forcibly on occasion, his speech was incoherent and devoid of any of the arts of rhetoric. Clarendon notes on his first appearance in parliament that "he seemed to have a person in no degree gracious, no ornament of discourse, none of those talents which use to reconcile the affections of the standers by; yet as he grew into place and authority his parts seemed to be renewed."

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  • Trained as he had been to the study of marbles and the severity of the antique, and openly avowing that he considered the antique superior to nature as being more eclectic in form, he now and always affected precision of outline, dignity of idea and of figure, and he thus tended towards rigidity, and to an austere wholeness rather than gracious sensitiveness of expression.

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  • Dubrovin, president of the Union of the Russian People and organizer of pogroms, having written a letter of congratulation to the tsar on the occasion of the coup d'etat, received a gracious reply; the hideous reign of terror of the " Black Hundred " in Odessa did not prevent the Grand-duke Constantine from accepting the badge of membership of the Union.

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  • The English courtiers were greatly incensed at the gracious reception accorded to these notable rebels by King James; but although Tyrone was confirmed in his title and estates, he had no sooner returned to Ireland than he again engaged in dispute with the government concerning his rights over certain of his feudatories, of whom Donnal O'Cahan was the most important.

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  • In the early 14th century, the age of Dante, the new spirit of the Renaissance made Italian rulers the patrons of art and literature, and the Jews to some extent shared in this gracious change.

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  • Amongst other princes whose liberal presents enabled him to combat his pecuniary difficulties, was one Rustam, son of Fakhr Addaula, the Dailamite, who sent him a thousand gold pieces in acknowledgment of a copy of the episode of Rustam and Isfendiar which Firdousi had sent him, and promised him a gracious reception if he should ever come to his court.

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  • Thus it is the permanent pledge of Yahweh's gracious presence; it guides the people on their journey and leads them to victory.

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  • In other words, the daily offering is the continual symbol of gracious intercourse between Yahweh and his people and the main office of religion.

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  • Towards all her Magyars, especially the Catholics, she was ever most gracious; but the magnates, the Batthyanis, the Nadasdys, the Pallfys, the Andrassys, who had chased her enemies from Bohemia and routed them in Bavaria, enjoyed the lion's share of her benefactions.

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  • The proclamation stated (among other things): " It is the wish of Her Most Gracious Majesty that it [the state] shall enjoy the fullest legislative privileges compatible with the circumstances of the country and the intelligence of its people."

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  • but Yahweh gives a comfortable assurance of His gracious return to Jerusalem and the rebuilding of His temple.

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  • She wrote a little piece which Comte rated so pre- v posterously as to talk about George Sand in the same sentence; it is in truth a flimsy performance, though it contains one or two gracious thoughts.

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  • " Christian perfection is this: to fear God sincerely, to trust assuredly that we have, for Christ's sake, a gracious and merciful God; to ask and look with confidence for help from him in all our affairs, accordingly to our calling, and outwardly to do good works diligently, and to attend to our vocation.

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  • There is more than a touch of Matthew Arnold in this; though, while Arnold held nothing in religious experience beyond morality to be objectively genuine, Bruce believed in God's " gracious " purpose.

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  • 1-t 1, 15, the monarchy is viewed as God's gracious gift to His people; in viii., x.

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  • The nature and attributes of God; His gracious purposes towards man; the relation of man to God, with the practical consequences that follow from it; the true nature of religious service; the call to repentance as the condition of God's favour; the ideal of character and action which each man should set before himself; human duty under its various aspects; the responsibilities of office and position; the claims of mercy and philanthropy, justice and integrity; indignation against the oppression of the weak and the unprotected; ideals of a blissful future, when the troubles of the present will be over, and men will bask in the enjoyment of righteousness and felicity, - these, and such as these, are the themes which are ever in the prophets' mouths, and on which they enlarge with unwearying eloquence and power.

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  • The position has, we see, two sides: on the one side the prophets are heralds of an inexorable judgment based on the demands of absolute righteousness; on the other they represent an assured conviction of Yahweh's invincible and gracious love.

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  • On the title-page of the latter were added the significant words, " set forth with the Kynge's moost gracious licence."

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  • As he had just spoken of " returning the gracious protecting god to Assur," and spells the name Ni-nu-a, there can be no doubt that Nineveh is meant.

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  • The prestige enjoyed by the French language, which, in the 14th century, the author of the Maniere de language calls "le plus bel et le plus gracious language et plus noble parler, apres latin d'escole, qui soft au monde et de touz genz mieulx prisee et amee que nul autre (quar Dieux le fist si douce et amiable principalement a l'oneur et loenge de luy mesmes.

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  • Henry, who saw through the artifice, and was already looking round for a more popular successor to Wolsey, made the gracious answer that he would employ More otherwise.

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  • With much reluctance the royal permission was given and the resignation accepted, on the 10th of May 1532, with many gracious expressions of goodwill on the part of the king.

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  • A special invitation was sent him by the king to attend the coronation of Anne Boleyn, accompanied with the gracious offer of 20 to buy a new suit for the occasiont More refused to attend, and from that moment was marked out for vengeance.

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  • Subsequently they were represented by the apostolic notaries, who were charged to exercise throughout Christendom the gracious jurisdiction of the leaders of the Church and to preside over the mosit important acts in the private lives of the faithful.

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  • All ecclesiastics admitted, by virtue of their office or by a gracious concession of the pope, to form part of the "family," are called domestic prelates, prelates of the household; this is an honorary title conferred on many priests not resident in Rome.

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  • It was probably at the time when a desire for revenge on her calumniatress made her think the opportunity good and safe for discharge of such a two-edged dart at the countess and the queen that Mary wrote, but abstained from despatching, the famous and terrible letter in which, with many gracious excuses and professions of regret and attachment, she transmits to Elizabeth a full and vivid report of the hideous gossip retailed by Bess of Hardwick regarding her character and person at a time when the reporter of these abominations was on friendly terms with her husband's royal charge.

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  • In consequence probably of the good offices of Bubb Dodington, who was then the confidential adviser of Prince Frederick, two of his royal highness's gentlemen carried a gracious message to the printing office, and ordered seven copies for Leicester House.

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  • (6) Direct us in the right way; (7) in the way of those to whom Thou hast been gracious, on whom there is no wrath, and who go not astray.

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  • (0 Gracious) Al-Alfi and Osmn Bey Hasan had professed allegiance to the pasha; but they soon after declared against him, and they were now approaching from the south; and having repulsed Mehemet Ali, they took the two fortresses of Tur.

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  • On the following day the king, seated on the topmost step of a lofty tribune surmounted by a baldaquin, erected in the midst of the principal square of Copenhagen, received the public homage of his subjects of all ranks, in the presence of an immense concourse, on which occasion he again promised to rule " as a Christian hereditary king and gracious master," and, " as soon as possible, to prepare and set up " such a constitution as should secure to his subjects a Christian and indulgent sway.

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  • Lamech has also a daughter Naamah ("gracious," "pleasant," "comely"; cf.

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  • Mehemet Ali merely protested the complete loyalty of his intentions; Ibrahim, declaring that as a soldier he had no choice but to obey his father's orders, advanced to Afium-Karahissar and Kutaiah, whence he wrote to the sultan asking his gracious permission to advance to Brusa.

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  • the kind or gracious one - doubtless a euphemistic name - has his prototype in the old fierce storm-god Rudra, the" Roarer,"with certain additional features derived from other deities, especially Pushan, the guardian of flocks and bestower of prosperity, worked up therewith.

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  • (5) The dead hero (historical or mythic) signalizes his power by gracious saving acts; and Heracles, Asclepius, Amphiaraus, and others pass into the ranks of the gods, which are thus continually recruited from below.

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  • Thus, when the king summoned the estates to assemble at Stockholm on the 3rd of September 1778, he could give a brilliant account of his six years' stewardship. Never was a parliament more obsequious or a king more gracious.

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  • Her contemporaries, scorning her low birth rather than her vices, attributed to her a malicious political role of which she was at heart incapable, and have done scant justice to her quick wit, her frank but gracious manners, and her seductive beauty.

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  • This yields the single word "Trinq," which the attendant priestess declares to be the most gracious and intelligible she has ever heard from it.

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  • While God fulfils His all-embracing purpose, that fulfilment leaves room for the exercise of individual freedom; the freedom God has bestowed on man He can so restrain and direct as to overrule even its abuse for His own gracious ends.

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  • It is my intention, moreover, to recount the misfortunes which immediately came on the whole Jewish nation in consequence of their plots against our Saviour, and to record the ways and times in which the divine word has been attacked by the Gentiles, and to describe the character of those who at various periods have contended for it in the face of blood and tortures, as well as the confessions which have been made in our own day, and the gracious and kindly succour which our Saviour has accorded them all."

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  • His aim was to impress upon her familiar facts and aspects the seal of his own gracious nature.

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  • The credal position of the Disciples is simple: great stress is put upon the phrase "the Christ, the Son of the living God," and upon the recognition by Jesus of this confession as the foundation of His church; as to baptism, agreement with Baptists is only as to the mode, immersion; this is considered "the primitive confession of Christ and a gracious token of salvation," and as being "for the remission of sins"; the Disciples generally deny the authority over Christians of the Old Covenant, and Alexander Campbell in particular held this view so forcibly that he was accused by Baptists of "throwing away the Old Testament."

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  • Here Demosthenes took sanctuary with "gracious Poseidon," and, when this threatened to fail him, sought death.

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  • From the first Poitou, Quercy, Rouergue and the Limousin chafed beneath the English yoke; the noblesse in especial found the comparatively orderly and constitutional governance to which they were subjected most intolerable~ They waited for the first opportunity to revolt, and meanwhile murmured against every act of theit duke, the prince of Wales, though he did his best to behave as a gracious sovereign.

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  • Though he called a parliament early in 1484, and made all manner of gracious promises of good governance, he felt that his position was insecure.

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  • There was no doubt that, if the opinion of the Englishspeaking races throughout the world could have been tested by a plebiscite, an overwhelming majority would have declared that the fittest person for the rule of the British empire was the gracious and kindly lady who for sixty years, in sorrow and in joy, had so worthily discharged the duties of her high position.

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  • They express the gracious courtesy and playful humour which were natural to him, and his varied interests in human life.

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  • Through faith, which is a firm and certain cognition of the divine benevolence towards us founded on the truth of the gracious promise in Christ, men are by the operation of the Spirit united to Christ and are made partakers of His death and resurrection, so that the old man is crucified with Him and they are raised to a new life, a life of righteousness and holiness.

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  • Until Athens recovered something of its old spirit, there must ever be a great standing danger, not for Athens only, but for Greece, - the danger that sooner or later, in some shape, from some quarter - no man could foretell the hour, the manner or the source - barbarian violence would break up the gracious and undefiled tradition of separate Hellenic life.

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  • But I, O gracious Poseidon, quit thy temple while I yet live; Antipater and his Macedonians have done what they could to pollute it."

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  • Like the former, he believes in a supreme personal God, possessing all gracious qualities (saguna), not in the quality-less (nirguna) neuter impersonal Brahman of Sankaracharya; this Lord Himself once took the human form, and became incarnate, for the blessing of mankind, as Rama.

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  • Does A answer B's veiled insult with an angry retort or a gracious change of subject?

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  • Macbeth lacks political skill, and turns the gracious office of king into the rule of a bloody tribal warlord.

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  • Claire was known as a gracious remitter, because she willingly forgave all wrongs and never held a grudge.

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  • While everyone ought to be gracious when they receive a gift that isn't appealing to them, the gift giver should be just as gracious in allowing them to exchange it.

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  • People who choose these sports need to be gracious and composed whether they are winning or losing.

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  • Looks like a few of Hollywood's elite could stand to learn a thing or two from this gracious guy.

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  • Then, the talk show host held up Omarosa's new book to the camera only to have it snatched from her hands by the less than gracious guest.

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  • This gracious gesture will ensure other students have the same opportunities in future years.

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  • The majority of the Holland America fleet is comprised of smaller, intimate vessels that coordinate well with the line's generally older passengers and offer a gracious experience for any cruiser.

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  • What Kyrgyzstan lacks in gracious buildings and fancy cakes it makes up for with nomadic traditions such as laid-back hospitality, a healthy distrust of authority and a fondness for drinking fermented mare's milk.

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  • Generally, the point of retirement speeches is to keep things light, gracious, and reasonably short.

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  • We live in an amazing country filled with very gracious, interesting people and beautiful, breathtaking places.

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  • For Over 100 years, the Westin St. Francis Hotel has been synonymous with gracious living and elegance.

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  • The owner and founder of La Isla Couture, Enrique Sanchez-Rivera, was gracious enough to grant us an exclusive interview.

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  • Ms. Jin was gracious enough to answer the following questions for LTK.

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  • Children will get a kick out of playing this game, and it teaches them important lessons such as taking turns, being a gracious loser, and having patience.

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  • You may be required to cultivate and be even more gracious to double or triple the amount of donors at a low giving level to make up that foundation today.

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  • She is the gracious Queen of the Kingdom of Sweets.

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  • We always said that if one of us needed a break that we would be gracious and understand no matter what the circumstances were.

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  • You and your boyfriend had an agreement, "if one of us needed a break that [the other] would be gracious and understand no matter what the circumstances were."

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  • Just as you must be gracious when opening a gift, you should be careful when returning a gift you don't want.

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  • As most people learned at their childhood birthday parties, you should always be gracious when opening a gift in front of the giver.

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  • Just as you must be gracious when opening a gift, you should be careful when returning a gift you don't want.

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  • Rabbits are kind hearted, sensitive and very gracious towards others.

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  • Even though you may roar on occasion, most people see you as a gracious, generous and loving person.

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  • You won't find a more attentive host or one more gracious.

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  • Once you win her over and gain her trust, yuo'll share a gracious and genteel lifestyle filled with happiness and love.

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  • It won't be for very long, but applaud the king for being gracious.

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  • Fire also consumes earth, but earth holds water at bay and, in a gracious fashion, water shapes earth.

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  • Once the gracious home to generations of Custis', including George Washington's wife, Martha Custis, and later the Lees (by marriage), the home was confiscated with over 1000 acres of land from Robert E.

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  • Roll with the punches and respond with a gracious understanding.

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  • Americans generally fell like the gracious thing to do might be to ignore a faux pas or politely instruct. . .however, the French feel like the gracious thing to do is to learn how not to make them in the first place.

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  • The French tend to be very gracious when someone is demonstrating a desire to learn about their culture.

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  • Recently, she was gracious enough to grant LoveToKnow Music an exclusive interview.

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  • This allows you to be a gracious hostess to your guests without having to worry about running around getting things done.

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