graciously promised

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  • The hermit took her by the hand, and graciously promised her every service in his power. Cited from The Scottish Chiefs, by Miss Jane Porter
  • As the deputies took their leave, they requested an answer to their memorial, which was graciously promised. Cited from History United Netherlands, 1588b by Motley
  • And Clean-cloth graciously promised to give her to him. Cited from Twenty-Two Goblins, Translated from the Sanskrit
  • "She has graciously promised to become my wife, and I have only to secure your consent to complete my felicity." Cited from His Hour, by Elinor Glyn
  • Apparently the head of the great trust intended to lose no time in having that business talk with Ridgway, which he had graciously promised the latter. Cited from Ridgway of Montana, by William MacLeod Raine
  • "Your majesty had graciously promised me to take some refreshment, but the footman has long since announced that dinner is ready." Cited from Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia, by L. Muhlbach
  • "It is this favor, sire, which you have so graciously promised to grant." Cited from Joseph II. and His Court, by L. Muhlbach
  • Wood hath graciously promised to load us at present only with forty thousand pounds of his coin, till the exigences of the kingdom require the rest. Cited from Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, Vol. VI; The Drapier's Letters, by Swift
  • He said nothing in his letter about dining with her, but when he met her, muttered something about an engagement, and taking her home graciously promised that he would breakfast with her on the following morning. Cited from Can You Forgive Her?, by Anthony Trollope
  • He talked of the ferocity of the Indians and their eagerness to butcher the friends of independence, and he graciously promised protection to those who should return to their duty. Cited from Life And Times Of Washington, V2, by Schroeder, &c
  • "And now, M'sieu, lead on to those delights of rest and converse which your hospitality hath so graciously promised." Cited from The Maid of the Whispering Hills, by Vingie E. Roe
  • Next it follows, that we inquire into the conduct and the writings of Christ's Apostles and immediate followers, to whom He graciously promised that the Holy Spirit should guide them into all truth. Cited from Primitive Christian Worship, by James Endell Tyler
  • The king having graciously promised to concur with them in all just measures for the interest of the kingdom, the coronation oath was tendered to their majesties by the earl of Argyle. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II, by Tobias Smollett
  • Is it any marvel, then, if the desires of the righteous are so pleasing to God as they are, and that God has so graciously promised that the desires of the righteous shall be granted? Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3, John Bunyan
  • The housekeeper graciously promised to keep the object of Mr. Weller's regard in the safest possible custody, and Mr. Pickwick, with a laughing face, took his leave. Cited from Master Humphrey's Clock, by Charles Dickens
  • I graciously promised that I would, but could not help observing that the unsimpathetic Baronet offered it more on account of my being the Widow of Edward than in being the refined and amiable Laura. Cited from Love and Friendship, et. al., by Jane Austen
  • The King and the Queen had graciously promised to lunch at our house, which was surrounded by a cordon of police, on foot and on horseback, in front and in the courtyard belonging to the Legation. Cited from Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912, Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  • The dead of the Lusitania were still unrequited and unburied, but the Germans had graciously promised President Wilson to sink no more passenger-ships without warning, and they had been received back into the indulgence of the super-patient neutrals. Cited from We Can't Have Everything, by Rupert Hughes
  • Nothing practical however was done, and the parliament of 1601 returned to the charge with such obvious justification that the Queen very promptly and graciously promised to abolish the grievance, and thanked the Commons for directing her attention to the matter. Cited from England Under the Tudors, by Arthur D. Innes
  • With that Mr. Stirn gave a loud crack of the cart-whip, by way of military honours, over the head of the vicegerent he had thus created, and strode off to pay a visit to two young unsuspecting pups, whose ears and tails he had graciously promised their proprietors to crop that evening. Cited from My Novel, by E. B. Lytton, Book 1