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  • Our dear princess was graciously pleased to open the door so soon as she heard my voice. Cited from Barlasch of the Guard, by H. S. Merriman
  • I was graciously pleased to give permission, and he went away with his head between his knees. Cited from Life's Handicap, by Rudyard Kipling
  • He was graciously pleased to spare my life, in order that I might become his tool. Cited from A Friend of Caesar, by William Stearns Davis
  • She allowed him to propose to her, and was graciously pleased to accept him. Cited from Sir George Tressady, Vol. I, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Your majesty will be graciously pleased to remember that it was born in a moment, and the next instant lost its value. Cited from Barlasch of the Guard, by H. S. Merriman
  • He was as good as his word, and the duchess was graciously pleased to express her satisfaction. Cited from Madame Flirt, by Charles E. Pearce
  • And with that he took to his bed, and remained there until the Queen was graciously pleased to grant him her pardon. Cited from History United Netherlands, 1588a by Motley
  • Senator Hanway would be graciously pleased to see Richard every morning at eleven. Cited from The President, by Alfred Henry Lewis
  • Wherefore, if his Majesty will be graciously pleased to command us as usual through the said Company - and so on. Cited from To Have and To Hold, by Mary Johnston
  • Once more he asked a favour -- permission to play on his fiddle, and this the king was graciously pleased to grant. Cited from The Crimson Fairy Book, Andrew Lang, Ed.
  • "Will you not be graciously pleased to rest?" Cited from The Lamp in the Desert, by Ethel M. Dell
  • I explained to Jones our reasons for taking the square canvas off the ship, and he was graciously pleased to express his approval. Cited from A Middy in Command, by Harry Collingwood
  • The Lord was graciously pleased to give the spirit of prayer; and faith realized the blessing. Cited from Religion in Earnest, John Lyth
  • The Signor was graciously pleased to accept, and followed his message of acceptance in person a few minutes later. Cited from Bucky O'Connor, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Once he accepted an acquaintance, he was graciously pleased to thaw. Cited from The Short-story, by William Patterson Atkinson
  • Her Majesty was graciously pleased to sign a warrant by which a girls' school was attached to each corps. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V4 of 4
  • Be graciously pleased to grant him the favor of your intercession. Cited from Barlasch of the Guard, by H. S. Merriman
  • Cortes was graciously pleased to grant their request, and to accept as a peace-offering a score of slaves. Cited from South American Fights and Fighters, by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • M. de Simoncourt lifted his hat, and was graciously pleased to remember the circumstance. Cited from In the Days of My Youth, by Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
  • His Majesty was graciously pleased to accede to the request of his loyal subject. Cited from Celebrated Claimants from Perkin Warbeck to Arthur Orton, by Anonymous
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