graciously to

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  • Shortly afterwards, the party broke up, the queen speaking most graciously to each of the young men. Cited from A Jacobite Exile, by G. A. Henty
  • Let me be ignorant, and in nothing good But graciously to know I am no better. Cited from Measure for Measure, by William Shakespeare
  • She pointed graciously to the chair beside her, and I seated myself. Cited from Four Meetings, by Henry James
  • She bowed graciously to Captain Zeneta when he came forward to take his leave. Cited from The Velvet Glove, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Then he turned graciously to the by-standing nobles and greeted them by name. Cited from Charles the Bold, by Ruth Putnam
  • He spoke very graciously to the escort who led him into Brussels. Cited from Heroes of Modern Europe, by Alice Birkhead
  • I was kind like a queen; and like a queen I bowed graciously to the right and to the left. Cited from The Crushed Flower and Other Stories, L. Andreyev
  • That lady persisted in patronizing her and determined most graciously to form her. Cited from Vanity Fair, by William Thackeray
  • The pupils one and all taking graciously to this plan, the preparations for a program were begun at once. Cited from Anne of Green Gables, Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • He bows graciously to the honest Colonel, who asks him to take wine. Cited from The Newcomes, by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • In these circumstances, the somewhat bewildered commissioners did what they could graciously to discover to all their friendly feeling toward this country. Cited from The Purchase Price, by Emerson Hough
  • He nodded graciously to Trenck, gave his arm to the queen-mother, and led her into the ball-room. Cited from Barlasch of the Guard, by H. S. Merriman
  • May I ask you graciously to inform me what length of stay you intend to make in Olmuetz? Cited from Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826, Vol. 2, by Lady Wallace
  • But, by long disuse, she had lost the power of consenting graciously to any wish of her husband's. Cited from Fan, by Henry Harford
  • He had been preparing graciously to wave away a torrent of thanks. Cited from A Prince of Sinners, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • I suppose Mr. Bassett has given the word that you are graciously to be permitted to sit in his legislature. Cited from A Hoosier Chronicle, by Meredith Nicholson
  • So saying, he kissed the hand of Marian, who was pleased most graciously to express her approbation. Cited from Maid Marian, by Thomas Love Peacock
  • His work was praised and he became something of a lion -- the doors of many a proud Baltimore home opening graciously to his touch. Cited from The Dreamer, by Mary Newton Stanard
  • He is no longer standing strict to mark, and stern to judge and condemn: but bending down graciously to help. Cited from Expositions/Holy Scripture: Ezekiel, etc., by Alexander Maclaren
  • She listened graciously to his jocosities, stealing a glance at Harry when his father called him "a good boy." Cited from Frivolous Cupid, by Anthony Hope
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