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Not long after this the coloured people in Atlanta, Georgia, gave me a reception at which the Governor of the state presided, and a similar reception was given me in New Orleans, which was presided over by the Mayor of the city.
Toasts and jokes were discharged freely, but no speeches were made save one thanking the Emperor and the Grand Duke, through the Governor-General, for our hospitable reception, and one by the Governor-General in reply, in which he returned the Emperor's thanks for the speech, etc.
If he is not in the reception rooms and has not arrived, telephone for him.
The like of me go meddling around at the reception of a prophet?
Not a solitary commoner ever has the luck to see a reception of a prophet, I can tell you.
Well, anyway, Billings had the grandest reception that has been seen in thousands of centuries, and I think it will have a good effect.
And he said we were in luck, too; said we might attend receptions for forty thousand years to come, and not have a chance to see a brace of such grand moguls as Moses and Esau.
And who among the company at Monseigneur's reception in that seventeen hundred and eightieth year of our Lord, could possibly doubt, that a system rooted in a frizzled hangman, powdered, gold-laced, pumped, and white-silk stockinged, would see the very stars out!
Butterfly Reception Class, Denbigh Community Primary School, Wallsend.
Mrs Liggat's Reception Class at St Robert Bellarmine Catholic Primary School, Bootle
The reception was attended by a number of ministers, members of the diplomatic corps and media men.
Pupils pictured with Early Years teacher Mrs Tabetha Painten, left, and teaching assistant Mrs Dawn Johnson Meltham Moor Primary School Reception class pupils with teachers Miss Farrar, Mrs Bottomley, Mrs Whiteside and Mrs Noble Reception children at Christ Church CE Academy, Deighton Road, Huddersfield, with their teacher Miss Harriet Lang and nursery officer Mrs Diane Ellis Moorlands Primary School, Moorlands Road, Huddersfield.
If the generals attend the upcoming reception with their spouses, they will have shake hands with the headscarved first lady during the reception, which will be a first in Turkey.
August 9: VisitScotland press briefing; Scotland, the Home of Golf reception; Advanced engineering drinks reception.
Disabled access: For wheelchair bound users, approaching reception counters can be psychologically intimidating.