It is gratifying my dear, that you are sufficiently astute to recognize my skill and superiority.
Still, his next words were the most gratifying of all.
That he understood now how he needed to break rules from time-to-time to preserve his domain was gratifying after years of him judging her for it.
The, Local Administration Bill, after being debated for two sessions, passed the lower house on the I3th of February 1909, having at the last moment received the support of the Liberal Seor Moret, though the Radicals as a whole opposed it as gratifying to Seor Camb, the Regionalist leader, and therefore as tending to disintegration.
On this last point the information supplied by Flamsteed was peculiarly gratifying to Newton; and it is obvious from the language of this part of his letter that he had still doubts of the universal application of the sesquialteral proportion.
The revolt at Bordeaux, supported as it was by material aid from Spain, gave him the opportunity of at once serving his country and gratifying his long-cherished hatred of the Spaniards.
On the whole, the progress towards a general understanding on many, if not most, of the questions here mentioned which has been made in the present generation, is a gratifying tribute to those who have long laboured in the cause of efficient enumeration.
John was attacked by the representatives of the various nations and reprimanded even for his private conduct, but endeavoured to extricate himself from this uncomfortable position by gratifying their desires, if not by reforming abuses.
In British New Guinea, the south-east portion of the island, the London Mission (1871), the Australian Wesleyans (1892) and the Anglican Church of Australia (1892), have arranged a friendly division of the field and met with gratifying success.
The finances were squandered in gratifying the king's unbridled prodigality, and the treasury was drained by his luxurious habits, by the innumerable gifts and pensions he distributed among his mistresses and courtiers, by his war expenses and by his magnificent buildings.
His only means for gratifying his eager desire for books was the small library founded in his native town by Benjamin Franklin and consisting principally of histories and treatises on theology.
Marryat's first attempt was somewhat severely criticized from an artistic point of view, and he was accused of gratifying private grudges by introducing real personages too thinly disguised; and as he attributed some of his own adventures to Frank Mildmay he was rather shocked to learn that readers identified him with that disagreeable character.
Owing to his delicate health he was only a very short time at school, and never at college, but the love of reading having been early awakened in him, he was allowed ample means of gratifying it.
But, however gratifying such an elevation might be, it was distinctly prejudicial, at first, to Hungary's domestic affairs, for no one else at this time, in Hungary, possessed either the prestige or the popularity of Andrassy.
Americans supposed that Great Britain wished to exchange Mexican bonds for California; France also was thought to be watching for an opening for gratifying supposed ambitions; and all parties saw that even without overt act by the United States the progress of American settlement seemed likely to gain them the province, whose connexion with Mexico had long been a notoriously loose one.
The situation revealed to the astute Albanian boundless possibilities for gratifying his ambition.
The efforts have met with gratifying success, and they were much needed, for while in 1904 the Dutch government took away 350 of the best young Irish mares, Great Britain was paying the foreigner over 2,000,000 a year for horses which the old system of management did not supply at home.
He was especially intimate with the families of two English merchants of the name of Green and Motherby, where he found many opportunities of meeting ship-captains, and other travelled persons, and thus gratifying his passion for physical geography.
Cavendish also had a taste for geology, and made several tours in England for the purpose of gratifying it.
"Bertillonage," as it was called, became widely popular, and after its introduction into France in 1883, where it was soon credited with highly gratifying results, was applied to the administration of justice in most civilized countries.
For a time at least " the drama's patrons " were content with the higher entertainment furnished them; in the end Garrick had to " please " them, like most other managers, by gratifying their love of show.
Before closing the reign of Mahommed Shah note should be taken of a prohibition to import African slaves into Persia, and a commercial treaty with Englandrecorded by Watson as gratifying achievements of the period by British diplomatists.
He had been publicly nominated king of Assyria (on the 12th of Iyyar) by his father Esar-haddon, some time before the latter's death, Babylonia being assigned to his twinbrother Samas-sum-yukin, in the hope of gratifying the national feeling of the Babylonians.
gratifying to know I'm touching people's lives.
A favourable pretext for gratifying their revenge was discovered in the shelter which Chrysostom had given to four Nitrian monks, known as the tall brothers, who had come to Constantinople on being excommunicated by their bishop, Theophilus of Alexandria, a man who had long circulated in the East the charge of Origenism against Chrysostom.
gratifying to find a few entries which we already knew.
gratifying indeed - we'd been right all along.
It can be very gratifying to make soap from scratch, however.
The sight of it lying in two pieces was gratifying.
gratifying the wishes of all poor sufferers.
gratifying to hear the text revived.
gratifying to note that there's a fair amount of women photographers.
gratifying to learn about the amount of activity going on around the country in rolling out the Food in Schools Toolkit.
It is immensely gratifying to see such positive work emerging from North America, the spiritual home of the drug war.
particularly gratifying was the number of cards sold of the Millenium Wall Hanging.
It's especially gratifying that these will be the much needed manufacturing jobs.
It must also be gratifying for the world's richest man to receive so hearty an endorsement from the second richest.
Organic gardening is sometimes more work than conventional gardening using chemical aids, but the results can be gratifying.
CG: It is very gratifying to be recognized for doing something that you love by your peers.
Her thoughts returned to Rhyn, and she recalled how he'd fought the last day they'd been on the Sanctuary. She'd never seen anything like it, a combination of power, agility and fire. He'd been willing to kill his only friend on her behalf, and the memory was both gratifying and sorrowful. He'd done it for her.
While getting a bargain at a local thrift store or yard sale is gratifying, sometimes the only thing that satisfies a new-clothes craving is a spanking new garment.
By incorporating a sense of adventure and excitement, the media can send the message that being an involved citizen is both important and gratifying.
You'll also be able to serve your students in a variety of ways that will be truly gratifying to both you and them.
Their kiss was warm and exciting - deeply gratifying.
Having children of her own was such a priority that she had missed something truly gratifying.
I felt so euphoric over what we did yesterday, it was the first time I did something gratifying.
The major capital expenditure was for storage heaters, compensated for by a gratifying rise in our portfolio valuation.
Still, having the Pope as an ally against fundamentalist creationism is gratifying.
She is much touched at your having thought of gratifying her by the portrait of her old favorite.
gratifying the cravings of our sinful nature and following its desires and thoughts.
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