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giving great pleasure or delight

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Far out to sea and west of Spain,/There is a country named Cokaygne," goes the poetic description of medieval utopia that could be describing Hayes' destinations, "No place on earth compares to this/ For sheer delightfulness and bliss.
Capturing the sixteenth-century faith in the puissant nature of poetry, Spenser's friend and contemporary, Sir Philip Sidney, claims "the ever-praiseworthy Poesy is full of virtue-breeding delightfulness.
Expressing delightfulness on construction of the building Tani said more than a dozen religious seminaries would be also built in the province in accordance to the new plan of his department.
Its delightfulness, however, complemented by a well-equipped kitchen, comfortable furnishings and even a flower bedecked garden area.
The Beautiful is that which gives splendor to Truth (verum), and delightfulness (voluptas) to the Good (bonum).
As a monk, he was a strong advocate of "the discipline" or self-flagellation but his sermons reveal a playfulness and delightfulness that seem inconsistent with his harsh ascetical practices and strident reform rhetoric.
We have now Canadians, quite the most charming creatures I have ever met in this war, and as for the French ones among them, words fail me to describe their delightfulness," a woman in Littlehampton wrote.
Like more and more of us in this privileged country, I have begun to question the delightfulness of certain luxuries, most especially that of e-mail.
For contributing to the delightfulness of past and present Tulip Time Scholarship Games.
The memoir shows that he was less naive, much less unlettered, and less worldly than his son; but the two men share an ungoverned delightfulness, and are, at the same time, stalked by an ungoverned anxiety.
West revels in the deliberately eccentric and finds in each of these figures some bit of comic delightfulness.
He goes on to assert that "Aggression jokes derive their peculiar delightfulness from the fact that we have cruet impulses which we cannot unleash in serious life, cultural standards being here at variance with our instincts, and they sneak forth and take a drink of satisfaction when we play.
others are soothed by the delightfulness of the saucy fifth'.
She wrote to the selection committee that "Neil's delightfulness is not limited to his choice of subject matter; he uses language thoughtfully and precisely, wrestling and testing for the right word rather than settling for whatever word occurs to him," and he "demonstrates a keen ear for the nuances of human speech.
This kind of cheering is also seen as a call for enthusiasm, raising morale and express joyousness in declaring victory and delightfulness in events, as well as being chanted as a sign of thanks and gratitude.