thankfulness


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warm friendly feelings of gratitude

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Together the two walked to where Korak lay, his eyes wide with wonder and filled with a pathetic appeal for forgiveness, and, mayhap, a glad thankfulness for the miracle that had brought these two of all others to his side.
When we got in, and had washed our feet, and had said a prayer of thankfulness together, I tucked her into bed.
The first words I spoke were words of gratitude and thankfulness to my two companions.
Morrel listened to catch the last sound of her dress brushing the branches, and of her footstep on the gravel, then raised his eyes with an ineffable smile of thankfulness to heaven for being permitted to be thus loved, and then also disappeared.
From these instructions they were summoned by the arrival of the coach; and with many speeches of thankfulness on Mr.
But, ere the good man drank, he turned his face heavenward in thankfulness, and then, holding back his gray beard with one hand, he scooped up his simple draught in the hollow of the other.
And then it was delightful to witness the gratitude of this amiable bull, and how he was so full of joy and thankfulness that he capered higher than ever.
She received her fifteen sous with humble thankfulness, in constant apprehension of losing even that miserable pittance.
Every now and then there was a rush of more intense feeling towards her, which chased away other images than Hetty; and along with that would come a wondering thankfulness that all this happiness was given to him--that this life of ours had such sweetness in it.
Mulcahy could have wept with pure joy and thankfulness.
An interval of meditation, serious and grateful, was the best corrective of everything dangerous in such high-wrought felicity; and she went to her room, and grew steadfast and fearless in the thankfulness of her enjoyment.
I told Holmes how the matter stood, my heart bubbling over with thankfulness and joy.
And thus her spirits, and her thankfulness, and her hopes, rose higher and higher.
I opened my grateful heart to heaven in thankfulness for its providence to me and its care of me, and fell asleep.
He wore a rose in his button-hole; he gave the French salutation--two flips of the hand in front of the face; he called Paris Pairree in ordinary English conversation; he carried envelopes bearing foreign postmarks protruding from his breast-pocket; he cultivated a moustache and imperial, and did what else he could to suggest to the beholder his pet fancy that he resembled Louis Napoleon--and in a spirit of thankfulness which is entirely unaccountable, considering the slim foundation there was for it, he praised his Maker that he was as he was, and went on enjoying his little life just the same as if he really had been deliberately designed and erected by the great Architect of the Universe.