Pleased sentence example

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  • I was pleased by his candor.
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  • I'm pleased she's helping you.
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  • She was pleased with anything which made a noise.
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  • Dean was pleased with the opportunity.
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  • He looked pleased with himself until he saw Carmen.
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  • He was pleased with himself.
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  • I had one gift which especially pleased me.
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  • I am pleased that she turned out the way you wished.
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  • Pleased that one thing was going right, Damian tucked the phone away.
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  • Then he added, You should be pleased, not looking like your dog just died.
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  • I'm just pleased to have someone interested in what I do.
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  • Cynthia was super pleased to hear her son's voice, but her mood changed abruptly when he blurted out the news.
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  • King Astyages did not know whether to be pleased or displeased.
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  • I had read of the potter's clay and wheel in Scripture, but it had never occurred to me that the pots we use were not such as had come down unbroken from those days, or grown on trees like gourds somewhere, and I was pleased to hear that so fictile an art was ever practiced in my neighborhood.
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  • They were the entrance examinations for Harvard College; so I feel pleased to think I could pass them.
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  • That pleased smile was on his lips again and his eyes held a glint of humor.
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  • If the will of every man were free, that is, if each man could act as he pleased, all history would be a series of disconnected incidents.
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  • While he was pleased that Bird Song was starting the day on a pleasant note, the knot in his stomach remained to remind him of their pending trip to the mine.
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  • "Was she pleased?" he asked.
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  • I am not pleased by these mortal plants.
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  • "I'm pleased you got along with Martha well enough "I feel sorry Howie, for getting stuck with the lab room, but in general he seems in good humor, considering his condition."
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  • When I spoke with him later, he was pleased with his results.
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  • With this object he intended to meet the regiment; so the worse the condition it was in, the better pleased the commander- in-chief would be.
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  • Jule prepared himself, pleased to hear the sound of a car starting in the garage.
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  • I replaced the bull last year to prevent inbreeding, but I've been pleased with the offspring.
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  • The Deans just smiled, pleased at sharing part of their beautiful world.
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  • I am pleased to hear from you.
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  • I would like to feel a parrot talk, it would be so much fun! but I would be pleased with, and love any little creature you send me.
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  • This expression on his face pleased Natasha.
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  • He will be pleased.
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  • Fitzgerald didn't look pleased.
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  • He wasn't pleased with you for missing his farewell this morn.
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  • "They weren't pleased with your message about Qatwal," Ne'Rin assessed.
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  • "I am pleased to learn I was wrong," he said in a quiet voice.
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  • Pleased to meet you, Donnie Ryland.
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  • "You look pleased," Cynthia commented as she put out a third plate.
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  • "You bet," Fred answered, pleased with himself.
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  • I'm pleased you did.
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  • "Well," he said, "we're pleased you're staying a while longer."
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  • Dean was pleased, for both of the children.
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  • They too were not pleased and, to Dean's chagrin, tracked the front hall with the remnants of the piss-poor shoveling job on the front walk.
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  • He was pleased he'd accepted Fred's offer to stay away from Bird Song.
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  • Pleased to meet any friend of Donnie's and Bird Song.
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  • But I'm sure she was pleased he abided by her wishes and didn't betray her life to her family.
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  • The way her brow furrowed when she wasn't pleased with the canvas, then the expression of satisfaction when her brushes cooperated.
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  • It was the first time she had heard him call her that, and the tender smile on Mum's face made it clear that she was pleased.
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  • He nodded, clearly pleased by her reaction.
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  • She was pleased with the results, and so was Alex.
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  • Mrs. Lincoln seemed pleased to have a variety of music instead of straight country and western, partial as she was to good jazz—plus there were two laps to alternate when the patting on one slacked off.
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  • In fact, he seemed pleased.
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  • "Yep," he said, pleased.
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  • The vamp didn't look pleased.
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  • He said nothing but let his eyes do as they pleased.
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  • He wouldn't be pleased if he knew she was riding up here alone now.
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  • His masters wouldn't be pleased if he came back with nothing.
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  • The tree deposited Deidre and Toby in a heap, and Toby sprung up, pleased with himself.  Katie looked at the tree in uneasy mistrust.  The trees of her world were alive, but this was something else.
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  • The governor was much pleased with this answer.
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  • This expression evidently pleased him.
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  • It was also apparent that she was pleased about their discord.
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  • Damian suspected what kind of hell Dusty had been through and was pleased to see his trusted friend looking good.
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  • The look on his face was anything but pleased.
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  • How would you like working with a slug who couldn't keep his hands off your boobs every time no one was looking and grabbed your ass whenever he damned well pleased?
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  • Instead of his usual pleased smile, he simply turned back to Jonathan.
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  • This part of his life was in the hands of Fate, who would probably be pleased.
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  • Kiki and Tamer exchanged a look while Sasha seemed to be the only one pleased by the arrangement.
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  • She turned at the familiar voice, pleased and surprised to see Megan, the Immortal warrior who befriended her and showed her around when she arrived to the castle several weeks before.
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  • She was pleased by the news, despite knowing none of his brothers remotely deserved to be saved.
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  • "In any case, I.m pleased to see you again, my friend," Kris said.
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  • Was she pleased to know her sister was joining our … family?
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  • "She pleased me, Ne'Rin, but she is not meant to be my nishani," he replied.
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  • It sounded very much like Evelyn was trying to tell her Romas could marry her off at his will when he pleased.
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  • That she took enough interest in him to ask after his injury pleased him.
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  • "I'm pleased you're both staying," Dean said.
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  • She was as pleased as they at her freedom to trot away the afternoon.
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  • I'm not sure Claire Quincy isn't just as pleased as Gladys.
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  • No, she still wasn't out of the woods, but everyone seemed pleased at her responses to date.
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  • But she's so pleased Mr. Shipton is dead, it frightens me.
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  • But it probably pleased Mme de Stael to quite an equal degree that Napoleon should apparently put forth his power to crush her and fail.
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  • The act was unquestionably one of odious tyranny, but it is impossible not to ask why she had put herself within reach of it when her fortune enabled her to reside anywhere and to publish what she pleased.
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  • Thus men came to adopt from all systems the doctrines which best pleased them.
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  • The ceremony was combined with a procession, which, like the earlier transvectio, took place on the 15th of July, and at such other times as the emperor pleased.
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  • This project was stillborn and pleased no one.
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  • The new king was not fond of "boetry," but Queen Caroline was, and international jealousy was pleased at the thought of welcoming a distinguished exile from French illiberality.
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  • His brilliant personal courage, his amiability and his loyalty to the cause make him a very attractive figure, but a commander-in-chief of the Vendeans, who came and went as they pleased, had little real power or opportunity to display the qualities of a general.
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  • The citizens were so pleased at this unexpected occurrence that they willingly lent the king £¦000 in 1488, which he required for military preparations against France.
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  • Charles's demands by no means pleased the citizens, and the arrogance and violence of his soldiers led to riots in which they were assailed with stones in the narrow streets.
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  • From his power of assuming whatever shape he pleased Proteus came to be regarded, especially by the Orphic mystics, as a symbol of the original matter from which the world was created.
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  • Comte's Utopia has pleased the followers of the Catholic, just as little as those of the scientific, spirit.
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  • This incident well illustrates the ground of his objection to the British system of patent law, which he looked upon as calculated to strifle invention and impede progress; the patentees in this case did not manage to make a practical success of their invention themselves, but the existence of prior patents was sufficient to turn him aside from a path which conducted him to valuable results when afterwards, owing to the expiry of those patents, he was free to pursue it as he pleased.
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  • He adopted them to a great extent, but with much discrimination, and he used his own judgment in latinizing when he pleased.
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  • He was not pleased when he heard that his uncle, Welf, had bequeathed his Italian and Swabian lands to the emperor, and the crisis came after Frederick's check before Alessandria in 1175.
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  • Demons that could take on the forms of whatever human they pleased were rare, and Darkyn had hand-selected the one before him for this mission.  Impressed, he stood back and motioned the cowering Immortal in the corner forward.  The Immortal scientist, Ully, crept towards them, the chains around his feet rattling with each step.
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  • Mr. J. Cleary was safe to shack up with whomever he pleased, be it Pat Corbin or anyone else!
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  • Then she added, I was pleased by the comments of that girl Cece Baldwin—how Jeff went out of his way to help her.
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  • Nevertheless, he was pleased.
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  • There was the Cece Baldwin busi­ness—you were a tad too pleased I discovered your anonymous thousand-dollar present to her.
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  • She would be free to do as she pleased all day – after all the chores were done.
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  • I now like myself and am pleased to report that I have also overcome the speech impediment.
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  • She would be free to do as she pleased all day – after all the chores were done.
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  • His gaze traveled over her body, a pleased smile beginning.
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  • Once again it crossed her mind how pleased they would have been with Alex.
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  • Darian relaxed, pleased to see her genuinely laughing after their otherwise traumatic night.
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  • Claire appeared pleased, and he couldn't quite get over just how unconcerned she was with what she'd done to him.
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  • "Memon will be pleased with you," Taran was saying.
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  • "All but Sirian will be pleased," Hilden replied.
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  • Taran threw himself into the fight eagerly and was pleased when Allin joined him at his side.
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  • I'm pleased you'll care for my people.
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  • The rest of the night was theirs to spend as they pleased.
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  • Normally she would have welcomed the attention, but his expression was not pleased.
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  • It wasn't the first time he had made a remark that indicated he was less than pleased about the way she dressed.
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  • Apparently the arrangement pleased Destiny because she stopped crying when Carmen left her.
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  • Lately he doesn't seem so pleased.
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  • She woke in the hospital, Alex standing beside her, his expression anything but pleased.
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  • Whether he was pleased, upset or simply didn't care wasn't evident.
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  • When he came home to supper and found peach pie, baked chicken and all the trimmings, he might have been pleased, but his expression was more displeased when he saw her in a sundress.
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  • With so few remaining from his time, Xander was usually pleased to see the man responsible for killing any vamps Xander created.
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  • He seems, however, to have pleased his patron, Cromwell, and perhaps Henry, by his energy in seeing the king's "Great" Bible in English through the press in Paris.
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  • The American railways do not have to face this situation; but, after a long term of years, when they were allowed to do much as they pleased, they have now been brought sharply to book by almost every form of constituted authority to be found in the states, and they are suffering from increased taxation, from direct service requirements, and from a general tendency on the part of regulating authorities to reduce rates and to make it impossible to increase them.
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  • 2); "To do good and to communicate forget not, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased" (Heb.
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  • Perfectly free from every engagement but those which his own tastes imposed, easy in his circumstances, commanding just as much society, and that as select, as he pleased, with the noblest scenery spread out at his feet, no situation can be imagined more favourable for the 2 In 1775 he writes to Holroyd: " I am still a mute; it is more tremendous than I imagined; the great speakers fill me with despair; the bad ones with terror."
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  • The caliph summoned him into his presence, and was so much pleased with a poem of a thousand couplets, which Firdousi composed in his honour, that he at once received him into favour.
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  • Carteret was a profuse and popular lord lieutenant who pleased both the "English interest" and the native Irish.
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  • The chief merit of the latter work lies in its forty plates, whereon the heads and feet of many birds are indifferently figured .2 But, while the successive editions of Linnaeus's great work were revolutionizing natural history, and his example of precision in language producing excellent effect on scientific writers, several other authors were advancing the study of ornithology in a very different way - a way that pleased the eye even more than his labours were pleasing the mind.
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  • The views of neither of these systematizers pleased Temminck, who in 1817 replied rather sharply to Vieillot in some Observations sur la classification methodique des oiseaux, a pamphlet published at Amsterdam, and prefixed to the second edition m i nd.
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  • 2 The notion of the superiority of the palatal bones to all others for purposes of classification has pleased many persons, from the fact that these bones are not unfrequently retained in the dried skins of birds sent home by collectors in foreign countries, and are therefore available for study, while such bones as the sternum and pelvis are rarely preserved.
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  • Wagner's choice of subjects had from the outset shown an imagination far above that of any earlier librettist; yet he had begun with stories which could attract ordinary minds, as he dismally realized when the libretto of Der fliegende Hollander so pleased the Parisian wire-pullers that it was promptly set to music by one of their friends.
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  • It was kept in great state, and surrounded by a numerous train of officers and guards: when it fawned upon them it was supposed to be pleased with their proceedings; when it growled, it disapproved of the manner in which their government was conducted.
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  • The places to which colonies were to be sent were not specified (with the exception mentioned above), so that the commissioners would be able to sell wherever they pleased, and it was left to them to decide what was public or private property.
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  • Here again his moderation pleased neither party.
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  • When building a treasure-house for Hyrieus, the brothers fixed one of the stones in the wall so that they could remove it whenever they pleased, and from time to time carried off some of the treasure.
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  • This gave the new king much popularity with the mass of the people; while the educated classes were pleased by his removal of Frederick's ban on the German language by the admission of German writers to the Prussian Academy, and by the active encouragement given to schools and universities.
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  • Lenthall fell on his knees and replied: "May it please your Majesty, I have neither eyes to see nor tongue to speak in this place but as the House is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here."
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  • It is clear from the emperor's letters that in regard to nine out of ten of the matters which his anxious and deferential legate referred to him for his decision he would have been better pleased if the legate had decided them for himself.
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  • To be " pleased with nature " was, as Churchill wrote, in the Rosciad (1761),1 to be pleased with Garrick.
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  • Lord Melbourne sought to effect this by a clause introduced in a naturalization bill; but he found himself obliged to drop the clause, and to leave the queen to confer what precedence she pleased by letters-patent.
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  • It was the first visit ever paid by a king of France to a sovereign of England, and Louis Philippe was much pleased at receiving the Order of the Garter.
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  • The queen was greatly pleased and touched.
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  • Here he wrote La Nouvelle Heloise; here he indulged in the passion which that novel partly represents, his love for Madame d'Huodetot, sister-in-law of Madame d'Epinay, a lady young and amiable, but plain, who had a husband and a lover (St Lambert), and whom Rousseau's devotion seems to have partly pleased and partly annoyed.
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  • In these proceedings there was no semblance of respect for law or justice, the Lords yielding (4th of January 1645) to the menaces of the Commons, who arrogated to themselves the right to declare any crimes they pleased high treason.
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  • Henrietta Maria was well pleased to become a patroness of so holy a work, especially as she was not asked to take any personal trouble in the matter.
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  • Pleasure is strictly nothing more than the state of being pleased, and hedonism the theory that man's chief good consists in acting in such a way as to bring about a continuous succession of such states.
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  • Edward Wright died, as has been mentioned, in 1615, and his son, Samuel Wright, in the preface states that his father " gave much commendation of this work (and often in my hearing) as of very great use to mariners "; and with respect to the translation he says that " shortly after he had it returned out of Scotland, it pleased God to call him away afore he could publish it."
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  • After several strong appeals and counter-appeals to the British government, the Canadian parliament was allowed to deal as it pleased with the question, with the result that the Reserves were completely secularized in 1854, provision being made for the life-interest of the beneficiaries at the time.
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  • So generally, the references backwards and forwards, and the cross-references, are really evidences that Aristotle mainly wrote his works not successively but simultaneously, and entered references as and when he pleased, because he had not published them.
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  • This feat so pleased the commanderin-chief that he empowered him to raise a regiment of 2000 irregular horse, which became known to fame as Hodson's Horse, and placed him at the head of the Intelligence Department.
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  • Little control was exercised by the rulers of Kabul, and the country was administered by local chiefs or Afghan Sirdars very much as they pleased.
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  • Such is the excellence of his disposition that whatsoever happeneth that could not be helped, he is as cheerful and as well pleased as though the best thing possible had been done.
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  • Though the Scottish Churches Bill, the Unemployed Bill and the Aliens Bill were passed, a complete fiasco occurred over the redistribution proposals, which pleased nobody and had to be withdrawn owing to a blunder as to procedure; and though on the 17th of July a meeting of the party at the foreign office resulted in verbal assurances of loyalty, only two days later the government was caught in a minority of four on the estimates for the Irish Land Commission.
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  • The king was so pleased with the sermon that after it " he did most familiarly talk with him in a gallery."
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  • Having also succeeded in detaching part of the Shammar under Shlosh, he told the `Anaza he no longer needed their help. In the futile attempt of the three parties to dislodge the `Anaza Shlosh lost his life; but with the help of the Zubeid the other two succeeded, and Sufug was now supreme "King of the Steppe," levying blackmail as he pleased.
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  • ° " Thursday, June 24th: His Majesty was pleased to confer the honour of knights banneret on the following flag officers and commanders under the royal standard, who kneeling kissed hands on the occasion: Admirals Pye and Sprye; Captains Knight, Bickerton and Vernon," Gentleman's Magazine (1773) xliii.
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  • By recent systematists 5 genera and from 50 to 60 species of the family are recognized; but the characters of the former have never been satisfactorily defined, much less those of numerous subdivisions which it has pleased some writers to invent.
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  • Torrane was a man of sense and he pleased me much."
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  • The sort of knowledge he got there pleased him much more.
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  • Whether or not, as it is said, before the Council of Lateran in 1180, a man could have given his tithes to any church or monastery that he pleased, at any rate since that time, with the division of dioceses into parishes, they now of common right belong to the church Acts.
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  • A hundred pounds were paid him for the copyright, and the purchasers had great cause to be pleased with their bargain, for the book was Rasselas, and it had a great success.
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  • The most enlightened Scotsmen, with Lord Mansfield at their head, were well pleased.
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  • A political system which allowed the princes to do as they pleased was very much to their liking, and if they had followed their own impulse it is possible that they would never have placed a king over their country.
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  • The Hanoverian government, backed by the Frankfort diet, was still more successful in its warfare with the moderate reformers whom it was pleased to treat as revolutionists; and in Austria the feudalists so completely gained the upper hand that on the 18th of August 1855 the government signed a concordat, by which the state virtually submitted itself to the control of the church.
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  • Earlier tyrants were well pleased to be spoken of as kings; but no earlier rulers of Sicily put either their heads or their names on the coin.
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  • But this pleased him no better.
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  • If a surplus remained to the Caisse after making good such deficit the surplus was to be divided equally between the Caisse and the government; the government to be free to spend its share as it pleased, while the Caisse had to devote its share to the reduction of the debt.
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  • This person, proving incompetent, was deposed by a revolution of the Mamelukes on the 4th of December 1467, when the Atabeg Timurbogha was proclaimed with the title Malik al-Zahir, In a months time, however, there was another palace revolution, and the new Atabeg Kait Bey or Kaietbai (January 3tst, 1468) was proclaimed sultan, the dethroned Timurbogha being, however, permitted to go free whither he pleased.
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  • He was baptized by John, and as He came out of the water He had a vision of the opened heavens and the Holy Spirit, like a dove, descending upon Him; and He heard a Voice saying, "Thou art My Son, the Beloved: in Thee I am well pleased."
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  • If he was pleased with a speech he then wrote it out for publication.
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  • When the news came to Rakka, where Harun was residing, not one of the ministers ventured to tell him, until at last a poet introduced it in a poem which pleased the monarch.
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  • One who feels pained or pleased, who feels hot or cold or resisting in touch, who tastes the flavoured, who smells the odorous, who hears the sounding, who sees the coloured, or is conscious, already believes that something sensible exists before conception, before inference, and before language; and his belief is true of the immediate object of sense, the sensible thing, e.g.
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  • When I feel pleased or pained, or when I use my senses to perceive a pressure, a temperature, a flavour, an odour, a colour, a sound, or when I am conscious of feeling and perceiving, I cannot resist the belief that something sensible is present; and this belief that something exists is already a judgment, a judgment of existence, and, so far as it is limited to sense without inference, a true judgment.
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  • In his dedication to the king he is pleased to state that Veremundus, a Spaniard by birth, was archdeacon of St Andrews, and that he wrote in Latin a history of Scotland from the origin of the nation to the reign of Malcolm III., to whom he inscribed his work.
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  • His reign was inaugurated by the murder of his mother, and he was always under the dominion of favourites, male and female, who indulged his vices and conducted the government as they pleased.
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  • A singer who had pleased his hearers with a tale of adventure would be called on to tell them of earlier or later events in the career of the hero; and so the story would grow, until it included all that the poet knew from tradition, or could invent in harmony with it.
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  • Although the West was not pleased, the leaders of the slave-holding counties threatened secession.
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  • Hence the clergy were left to do as they pleased, so long as they respected the law of the land; and most of the modern collisions between Church and State have occurred on the debateable ground where their respective spheres overlap, over questions concerning education or the marriage-laws.
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  • Should enough free states be admitted into the Union to destroy the balance of power, the North would naturally gain a preponderance in the Senate, as it had in the House, and might, within constitutional limits, legislate as it pleased.
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  • Pleasure is nothing objective and objectively measurable: it is simply feeling pleased.
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  • He also took pleasure in smoking a pipe of tobacco; or, when he had a mind to divert himself somewhat longer, he looked for some spiders and made them fight together, or he threw some flies into the cobweb, and was so well pleased with the result of that battle that he would sometimes break into laughter" (Colerus).
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  • Even the revocation of the edict of Nantes and the dragonnades have been laid to her charge, but recent investigations have tended to show that in spite of ardent Catholicism, she at least opposed, if not very vigorously, the cruelties of the dragonnades, although she was pleased with the conversions they procured.
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  • With each of these local potentates the king could deal with as scant consideration as he pleased, always provided that he had the power or understood the art of making himself feared.
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  • They were so pleased with the resources of the country that on.their return to Holland they represented to the directors of the company the great advantages that would accrue to the Dutch Eastern trade from a properly provided and fortified station of call at the Cape.
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  • " It was a common saying that he could send away a person better pleased at receiving nothing than those in the good king his father's time that had requests granted them," 1 and his good-humoured tact and familiarity compensated for and concealed his ingratitude and perfidy and preserved his popularity.
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  • These small traits of amiability, however, which pleased his contemporaries, cannot disguise for us the broad lines of Charles's career and character.
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  • All, or almost all, the clever young men of the brilliant generation of 1830 passed under his influence; and, while he pleased the Romanticists by his frank appreciation of the beauties of English, German, Italian and Spanish poetry, he had not the least inclination to decry the classics - either the classics proper of Greece and Rome or the so-called classics of France.
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  • The great wealth which was passing into Chilean hands owing to these compacts created no little discontent in Bolivia, nor was Peru any better pleased with the hold that Chilean capital was establishing in the rich district of Tarapaca.
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  • Nevertheless her picture, painted by Holbein by the king's command (now in the Louvre, a modern copy at Windsor), pleased Henry and the marriage was arranged, the treaty being signed on the 24th of September 1539.
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  • When either of them dies it is necessary for the other to ascertain in whose body the celestial being whose outward form has been dissolved has been pleased again to incarnate himself.
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  • After the Restoration he returned to England and was favourably received and knighted by Charles II., who was "much pleased with his ingenious discourses," and who, it is said, intended to create him earl of Kilmore.
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  • But the prophets had delivered their prophecies under the inspiration of the world-creating angels: wherefore those who had their hope in him and in Helen minded them no more, and, as being free, did what they pleased; for men were saved according to his grace, but not according to just works.
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  • Members of the household who were not directly responsible for the farms could look out for their livelihood as they pleased.
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  • They probably knew that he had written in praise of the indulgence of 1672, and therefore hoped that he might be equally pleased with the indulgence of 1687.
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  • "I think," he says, "that when I stand in Zion and before God, the highest thing that I shall look back upon will be that blessed morning of May when it pleased God to reveal to my wondering soul the idea that it was His nature to love a man in his sins for the sake of helping him out of them."
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  • It would add to my satisfaction if you would be pleased to let me know the long diameters of the orbits of Jupiter and Saturn, assigned by yourself and Mr Halley in your new tables, that I may see how the sesquialteral proportion fills the heavens, together with another small proportion which must be allowed for."
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  • At common law it appears to have been the right of the king to make a forest where he pleased, provided that certain legal formalities were observed.
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  • A party initiating proceedings could select any Brehon he pleased, if there were more than one in his district.
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  • The Conqueror was allowed for his lifetime to do as he pleased, since be was recognized as a true friend of the church.
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  • From 1107 onward Henry was freed from both the dangers which had threatened him in his earlier years, and was free to develop his policy as he pleased.
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  • And repeatedly, when they had Edward at their mercy and might have dictated what terms they pleased to him, they failed to rise to the situation.
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  • It was feared by some that Duke John might carry his ambitions so far as to, aim at the thronehe could do what he pleased with his doting father, and flaws might have been picked in the marriage of the Black Prince and his wife Joan of Kent, who were cousins, and therefore within the prohibited degrees.
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  • Courtenay dared not recommence them, and Lancaster ruled as he pleased till his father, five months later, died.
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  • The Scots crossed the Tweed, and Charless army was Scottish well pleased to fly before them.
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  • The nation, or at least so much of it as cared to read books or pamphlets on political subjects, was acknowledged to be the supreme judge, which must therefore be allowed to listen to what counsellors it pleased.
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  • Sometimes the majority shifted from side to side as the House was influenced by passing gusts of passion or sympathy, so that, as it was said at the time, no man could foretell one day what the House would be pleased to do on the next.
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  • Some fasted till three in the afternoon, and then took whatever they pleased.
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  • Accordingly in 1290 a statute was passed, Quia emptores, which allowed the tenant to alienate whenever he pleased, but the alienee or person to whom he granted was to hold the land not of the alienor but of the same immediate lord, and by the same services as the alienor held it before.
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  • He declared himself very well satisfied with this episode, but nothing in it can really have pleased him, not even the noise it made.
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  • The party most pleased with the change was the Radical; the party best served was Disraeli's.
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  • His company," she adds, " could not but be very desirable for us, and he had all the assurances we could give him of being always welcome; but, to make him easy in living with us, it was necessary he should do so on his own terms, which Sir Francis at last assenting to, he then believed himself at home with us, and resolved, if it pleased God, here to end his days as he did."
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  • Nobles and clergy might come in if they pleased, but it could do without them.
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  • The Commune could therefore extort what concessions it pleased.
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  • At first he was vastly pleased with the city and court of Rome; but his satisfaction ere long turned to discontent, and he gave vent to his ill-humour in a venomous satire on the pope's treasurer, 1MIilliardo Cicala.
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  • Pleased with his success, the canons at Noyon gave him the curacy of St Martin de Marteville in September 1527.
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  • " The Irish of Connaught," says the Four Masters, " were not pleased at Clifford's death; ...
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  • The Mantuan peasant was grieved at the notion of his harvest being gathered by barbarian soldiers, and the Irishman could not be better pleased to see his destroyed.
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  • The " dissentient Liberals," as Gladstone always called them, were not converted by the abandonment of the Purchase Bill, and on the 7th of June 93 of them voted against the second reading, [From Anglo-Norman Invasion] of this movement was that tenants should offer what, , they were pleased to consider a fair rent, and if it was refused, should pay the money into the hands of a committee.
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  • They were pleased to believe that Euemerus " by hostorical research had ascertained that the gods were once but mortal men."
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  • Here also, however, the royal prerogatives were curtailed in course of time: from the period of the Persian wars the king lost the right of declaring war on whom he pleased, he was accompanied to the field by two ephors, and he was supplanted also by the ephors in the control of foreign policy.
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  • For a hundred years the great feudal lords had disposed of the crown as they pleased, handing it back an.d forward from one dynasty to another.
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  • Some were described as from sea to sea, and seven times a day, that is to say they could take him anywhere in the kings dominions from the Bay of Biscay to the Straits of Gibraltar, and change him as often as they pleased.
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  • Results like the above compared with those of the skeppist beekeeper of former days, who was well pleased with an average of 20 to 25 lb per hive, may be regarded as wonderful, but they are matters of fact.
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  • Like Proteus, he had the power of assuming any shape he pleased, which enabled him to win the love of Pomona.
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  • In the first place, Wilson could not have started sooner than he did; and in the second, even if he had been able to do so, it would have made no difference, as the rebels could have taken Khartum any time they pleased after the 5th of January, when the provisions were exhausted.
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  • Felipa turned a pleased smile on Carmen.
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  • It pleased me doubly; to show off my fiancée and escape the rush of August in New York.
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  • Howie was so pleased he promised to send us air fare, eliminating another arduous auto trip.
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  • I'm pleased you're giving me the opportunity to thank you.
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  • He seemed genuinely pleased with our general description of our newly created operation.
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  • She smiled, pleased to see him as pissy as she felt.
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  • Dean fixed his wife a sandwich and was pleased to see she was more herself as she chatted with the elderly man about various flowers and camera settings, all beyond Dean's comprehension or interest.
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  • She was pleased as punch that baseball had given her son four otherwise unaffordable years at prestigious and expensive Bucknell University but now the silly game was going to cause him to chuck the final year.
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  • The day was perfect for rolling the countryside and Dean was pleased his legs had a good memory of the long-absent tasks required of pedaling at seven thousand feet elevation.
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  • His only comment of note was that Patsy, while obviously exhausted, seemed especially cheerful— "pleased with herself" was how he'd described her.
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  • She seemed pleased, as if their remembered vow reinforced their commitment to her.
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  • Despite the words, Gabriel knew Tamer was pleased about Andre's return.
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  • Did he still think they were dysfunctional, or was he as pleased as she was?
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  • They took the IV off, so he had freedom to get up as he pleased, and apparently he did so frequently when she was gone.
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  • Was she pleased to know her sister was joining our … family?
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  • Whether he actually wanted that one was debatable, but he certainly acted pleased with it.
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  • We are committed to that end and are pleased that the Adapted Treaty will permit accession by new States Parties.
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  • I am pleased to make my base the college of traditional acupuncture with their totally professional approach to Holistic Therapies.
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  • And he was as pleased as punch, he really was, wee face all alight.
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  • We think it certainly is a great improvement, we do hope auntie is pleased with the end result?
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  • If you are committed to buying quality genuine autographs we would be pleased to assist you.
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  • We are pleased to present the first fruits of exploring John Donald's classic backlist of academic titles.
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  • The judge was an ex proud bandsman who was very pleased to see bands unite to make a stance in Airdrie.
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  • But it then pleased God to alter my prospects in life through my father's bankruptcy.
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  • Main contractors bluestone are pleased with the progress of the project which could see the completion of the drainage by late September.
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  • We are always pleased to receive good quality bric-a-brac for our fund-raising activities.
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  • Contact your fire brigade who will be pleased to help you.
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  • I'm very pleased at your success and I will buy a burgee when I get around yo it.
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  • For thou hast no delight in sacrifice; were I to give a burnt offering, thou wouldst not be pleased.
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  • Jill Faye, the school's bursar is extremely pleased with the end result.
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  • Partnered by work rider Mick Denaro, the three-year-old colt worked with a galloping companion and pleased trainer Jeremy Noseda.
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  • You will be pleased to receive her with the utmost cordiality, as you will receive all persons whom I present in this house.
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  • Norwich were pleased to welcome Trevor Lewis, local councilor, to present the prizes.
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  • We're pleased to offer our services to such a highly credible interactive TV show.
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  • Do n't cringe, I can assure you that you're going to be more than pleased with the finished project.
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  • Received the harness and Ben is very pleased to be looking so dapper and sends a woof of thanks to you!
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  • We were less pleased to see the desecration of a memorial to Graham Palmer, a pioneer of the restoration of the Montgomery canal.
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  • Laura Hertfordshire Just wanted to drop you a line to say how pleased I am with the beautiful solitaire diamond.
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  • Anyway, I'm pleased to report that a nice cup of tea and a chocolate digestive restored her back to her normal self.
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  • I'm definitely not pleased with the first half in terms of us being very very disjointed.
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  • Now I was pleased to be thinking of my homeward journey even tho I was a bit dispirited by my painful condition.
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  • Dividends The Directors are pleased to recommend an interim dividends The Directors are pleased to recommend an interim dividend of 5.8 pence per share.
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  • We're particularly pleased with the Group's strong cash generation and to announce our maiden dividend as a public company.
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  • Mid Beds is pleased to offer residents free dog tags which identify the dog and display contact details for Mid Beds Dog Warden Service.
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  • Yes you can, we will be pleased to check availability of your preferred domain names and then to register them on your behalf.
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  • Russell Jenkins ***************************************** We are pleased to announce that at last we have got a new duplicator for the Belfry bulletin.
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  • And it continues: For God was pleased to have all of God's fullness dwell in Jesus.
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  • For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell Colos 1.15.
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  • New Research Project on Knowledge and Mind The Philosophy Department is pleased to announce the establishment of the Knowledge, Mind and Value project.
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  • The Variety Club is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the 14th annual event at London Hilton on Tuesday 17th May 2005.
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  • Even better, we are pleased to be able to offer totally exclusive use of the hotel, grounds and pools.
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  • Enquiries The Department of Manuscripts is pleased to answer routine postal, fax or e-mail enquiries that are specifically about the collections.
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  • He was quite fearless and came in and out just as he pleased.
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  • The text in Paul's Epistle to the Colossians should be " for the whole fullness was pleased to dwell in him.
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  • We are pleased to arrange small intimate gatherings to large weddings to suit your requirements.
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  • However at our annual gathering on 20 th October I was pleased to meet Jenny Daniel who has kindly offered to assist.
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  • Even the low handicappers making a visit there were pleased to mark down a point. on their card.
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  • We just haven't seen a headliner out there to build a festival around in a manner that we'd be pleased with.
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  • And the fakement pleased the dowriest homie; and she did so.
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  • Your Move are pleased to offer for sale this two bedroom semi detached house situated on Third Avenue in Scampton.
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  • So when Bruce builds a ramshackle hut near her, she is not best pleased.
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  • We are pleased that we now have that evidence giving hope to those women who could otherwise have been made infertile.
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  • We are pleased to announce the launch of this exciting venture.
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  • She is pleased with how he is doing and the mitral valve leakage has not changed.
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  • Very pleased to see that Roger West is running a workshop on collaborative learning.
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  • The IPFA has grown strongly since and I'm pleased that CIPFA has forged close links with the new organization.
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  • New personal membership scheme -- posted by martin on Wednesday, June 28 2006 We are pleased to announce a new personal membership scheme.
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  • We are pleased to have such a distinguished medievalist with us next year.
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  • August 2002 Global Web Limited joins the e-Learning Alliance Global Web Limited is pleased to become a founding member of the Scottish e-Learning Alliance.
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  • I like to think he would be pleased with how his own great meme has evolved.
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  • The Company is pleased to report strong levels of interest for its advanced X-ray metrology tools to the silicon semiconductor.
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  • He was impatient, blunt, and frankly hostile to much of what we are pleased to call modernity.
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  • Signs & nameplates on the Highway We're always pleased to receive details of damaged or missing road signs (including street nameplates ).
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  • We are pleased to welcome two newcomers to our group who will be making their debuts with us.
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  • Lowe took ninth, and was much more pleased with his lot.
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  • Similarly, the Divine Mother is not really pleased with those who seek nirvana, for they want to retire from the game.
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  • Journals We are very pleased that the Lancet has joined the growing number of journals which support the use of approved nomenclature.
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  • This worthy man, pleased at being able to throw the odium of a refusal on me, left me perfectly satisfied.
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  • We are very pleased to have celebrated the official opening of the new interchange, which is such a major asset for our region.
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  • Passing Bokhara, they reached Samarkand, where the emir, whose suspicions were aroused, kept him in audience for a full half-hour; but he stood the test so well that the emir was not only pleased with "Resid Effendi" (Vambery's assumed name), but gave him handsome presents.
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  • Nothing pleased him better than to take part with the centurion or the soldier in fencing or other military exercise, and he would applaud any shrewd blow which fell upon his own helmet.
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  • Here is an example of such a petition from the 9th century codex of Heribert, archbishop of Milan:' " Be thou graciously pleased by the infusion of the Holy Spirit to strengthen and enhance the substance, of old approved by thee, of this oil here before thee; to the end that whatsoever in the human kind hath been touched therewith may speedily pass to a higher nature, and that the ancient Enemy may not, after anointing with the same, claim aught for himself, but that he may grieve for that he is exposed to the shafts of this blessed engine of defence, and groan because by the oil of peace the swellings of his antique fury are kept down and repressed: through our Lord Jesus Christ," &c.
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  • They not unnaturally showed a tolerant spirit on the whole toward existing institutions, including the ecclesiastical abuses, and, in general, cared little how long the vulgar herd was left in the superstitious darkness which befitted their estate, so long as the superior man was permitted to hold discreetly any views he pleased.
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  • Who art thou, miserable man, who would smother and extinguish in others the fire of God's Spirit which it has pleased him to kindle in them ?
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  • In 1795 Napoleon procured for him admission to the military school at Chalons, and wrote thus of the boy: - "I am very pleased with Louis; he fulfils my hopes; intelligence, warmth, good health, talent, good address, kindness - he possesses all these qualities."
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  • A delicate compliment was paid to the translator by Southey in the third canto of his Tale of Paraguay, the story of which was derived from the pages of Dobrizhoffer's narrative: "And if he could in Merlin's glass have seen By whom his tomes to speak our tongue were taught, The old man would have felt as pleased, I ween, As when he won the ear of that great Empress Queen."
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  • In the second place, having declared the noumenal power, which causes phenomena, or conscious affections, to be unknowable, and having left anybody who pleased to make it a god and an object of religion, he proceeds to describe it as if it were known force, and known in two respects as persistent and as resistant force.
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  • ° " Thursday, June 24th: His Majesty was pleased to confer the honour of knights banneret on the following flag officers and commanders under the royal standard, who kneeling kissed hands on the occasion: Admirals Pye and Sprye; Captains Knight, Bickerton and Vernon," Gentleman's Magazine (1773) xliii.
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  • The false prophets were allowed to invoke their god in whatever manner they pleased.
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  • "Very clever," said the Wizard, nodding his head as if pleased.
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  • So he sat down upon the floor of the cave, brought the piglets out one by one, and allowed them to run around as much as they pleased.
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  • I remember his caressing touch as he led me from tree to tree, from vine to vine, and his eager delight in whatever pleased me.
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  • The struggle for admission to college was ended, and I could now enter Radcliffe whenever I pleased.
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  • I very soon made up my mind that I could do nothing with Helen in the midst of the family, who have always allowed her to do exactly as she pleased.
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  • This news grieved him and yet he was pleased.
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  • "There was one like that," said the doctor, as if pleased.
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  • When she had finished her first exercise she stood still in the middle of the room and sang a musical phrase that particularly pleased her.
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  • He was even pleased by failures, for failures resulting from deviations in practice from the theory only proved to him the accuracy of his theory.
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  • In the vicinity of Bogucharovo were large villages belonging to the crown or to owners whose serfs paid quitrent and could work where they pleased.
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  • I shall be very pleased, very pleased.
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  • Natasha had grown thin and pale and physically so weak that they all talked about her health, and this pleased her.
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  • Retired rear admiral Gene Carroll was pleased but not surprised by the bombshell from the Pentagon.
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  • Mr Turner was pleased to meet up with many of his former colleagues to reminisce about the past.
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  • I would now like to turn to the repositioning of the Company which I am pleased to report is taking place with increasing momentum.
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  • I hope you were pleased with the republished editions of your books: they are a pleasure to handle.
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  • She is pleased that Confusions has given her a reason to resist the permanent lure of Queens ' Ents.
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  • Especially pleased was the little robin who enjoyed the music, company and crumbs so much he refused to leave !
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  • Posted By: rooster Date Posted: 28 June 2006 at 5:52pm So, so pleased Alex - nearly missed this post.
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  • I am pleased to report a satisfactory outcome to these negotiations.
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  • Front fog lamps must be yellow or white, and sixties scooter riders will be pleased to hear there is no stated maximum.
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  • They will be pleased to put a screwdriver or paintbrush in your hand and set you to work !
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  • Not bad for an 85-year-old, although he was sick with worry throughout, and so very pleased when it was all over.
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  • She seems pleased to see him, but William overhears her dismissing him to a fellow actor, so he sidles away.
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  • We were pleased to find a two-toed sloth in the other large tree.
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  • I think all the old Softies will very pleased with this album.
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  • The young fellow seemed pleased at the suggestion, and his dark eyes sparkled with pleasure.
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  • Speaking on behalf of the people of Cardiff, I 'm pleased that no one was hurt.
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  • Which is why I was pleased to discover that he 's to be the keynote speaker at NATE conference 2005.
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  • They were pleased to note that less water thirsty plants were being used where possible.
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  • At the end, you'll be pleased you thumbed a lift.
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  • I was very pleased with myself that I managed to totter up most of the hills.
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  • We would be pleased to assist you with the complex trademark registration process.
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  • She is pleased to be working at Corpus Christi College and to be part of the SCONUL traineeship scheme.
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  • Read More IC-2725E Dual Band FM Transceiver - 15/08/2002 Icom are pleased to announce details of the IC-2725E VHF/UHF FM dual band mobile transceiver.
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  • He was also pleased to have argued for the mobility part [of the Disability Living Allowance] in place of invalid tricycles.
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  • Wilkins was a little bit pleased to become the season 's first two-time winner.
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  • Not surprisingly this pleased neither side in Northern Ireland with unionists opposed to many of the changes being proposed.
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  • I was pleased to pass the viva examination on 1st August 2002.
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  • About 30 minutes later the cat came waddling slowly into the house looking very pleased with herself.
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  • The SDC is pleased to be hosting a live webcast of these events - you 're welcome to join our virtual audience !
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  • Wooly dress Brides wishing to get married in tartan will be pleased to know worsted wool is not the only fabric available.
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