graciously pleased to

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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
  • He's not long come into our parts; and here he's graciously pleased to visit us. Cited from A Desperate Character, by Ivan Turgenev
  • 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 often graciously pleased to talk concerning his early difficulties. Cited from Red Axe, by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • 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
  • It is the production of one whom God has been graciously pleased to bless in a marvellous manner among the young. Cited from Gathering Jewels, by James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles
  • 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
  • He and his scheme were referred to me, the Panjandrum being graciously pleased to be unable to make head or tail of it. Cited from The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. I, by Ambrose Bierce
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