"I have," returned Nick, well pleased
. "My heart is quite the best part of me.
`Well, then,' the Cat went on, `you see, a dog growls when it's angry, and wags its tail when it's pleased
. Now I growl when I'm pleased
, and wag my tail when I'm angry.
Western was much pleased
with this letter, and immediately returned an answer; in which, without having mentioned a word to his daughter, he appointed that very afternoon for opening the scene of courtship.
Vronsky's mother, on hearing of his connection, was at first pleased
at it, because nothing to her mind gave such a finishing touch to a brilliant young man as a liaison in the highest society; she was pleased
, too, that Madame Karenina, who had so taken her fancy, and had talked so much of her son, was, after all, just like all other pretty and well-bred women,--at least according to the Countess Vronskaya's ideas.
He hoped, by means of loyal excuses, to make a friend of Athos, whose lordly air and austere bearing pleased
The Highwayman was so pleased
with the Traveller's philosophy and wit that he took him into partnership, and this splendid combination of talent started a newspaper.