graciously upon

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  • She overheard many hard words from people who, an evening or two before, had smiled so graciously upon them. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 20, June, 1859, by Various
  • The King looked graciously upon her but answered nothing. Cited from The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2), by Anatole France
  • The objects of their devotion perceived it, and smiled more and more graciously upon them. Cited from Stories by American Authors, Volume 5, by Various
  • Her imperial majesty was pleased to smile very graciously upon me, and gave me out of the window her hand to kiss. Cited from Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift
  • Just because He is so unlike us, He will smile graciously upon out feeblest attempts to be like Him. Cited from All Saints' Day and Other Sermons, by Charles Kingsley
  • It was a young man foppishly attired, who was smiling graciously upon him. Cited from The Store Boy, by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • On the appointed day they again appeared before him in his closet, and he received them with an urbanity which sat graciously upon his rather austere person. Cited from For the Faith, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • His stepmother beamed graciously upon him in between her social engagements, and his young brothers swarmed over him, demanding all the athletic news. Cited from The Witness, by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  • Madame smiled very graciously upon me, and then recommenced the gesticulation and babble of the two. Cited from Strange Visitors, by Henry J. Horn
  • Mrs Greenow smiled graciously upon Joe, and assured him that she was charmed to see him, without any reference to such services as those mentioned. Cited from Can You Forgive Her?, by Anthony Trollope
  • She smiled graciously upon the prince as he pressed her hand to his lips, and bestowed the left-over remnant of the same smile, upon Tornik. Cited from The Title Market, by Emily Post
  • But she was smiling graciously upon her visitors, and gave each a warmth of welcome which betrayed the wife of the ambitious politician. Cited from Senator North, by Gertrude Atherton
  • He smiled graciously upon her, and raised his hand almost as though he would touch her with reassuring kindness; but it was only to stroke his trimmed beard. Cited from The Whirlpool, by George Gissing
  • She smiled graciously upon Wilbur and extended a richly jewelled hand, which he timidly pressed. Cited from The Wrong Twin, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • "I am at last in the republic of minds, and I, as a humble citizen, approach the great presidents, who look down so graciously upon me." Cited from Frederick The Great And His Family, by L. Muhlbach
  • On the contrary, as the young girl dismissed the men, she smiled graciously upon them both, and perhaps a little the more upon Ruggiero, though there was not much to choose. Cited from The Children of the King, by F. Marion Crawford
  • But Dorothy sprang up and ran to seize her friend's hand drawing him impulsively toward the lovely Princess, who smiled most graciously upon her guest. Cited from Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz, by L. Frank Baum
  • But it seems this gentleman is not so easy access, but you may acknowledge something due to me, if I incline him to look graciously upon you, and therefore there is not much harm done. Cited from The Love Letters of Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple, 1652-54,Parry
  • I had no suspicion of you then, but now that I know you better, I see that it was not all childish simplicity which made you smile so graciously upon those who sought your favor. Cited from Family Pride, by Mary J. Holmes
  • The moonbeams came thick, laying their slender white palms graciously upon Toonie's head; and he, looking up, opened his mouth for a laugh that gave no sound. Cited from The Blue Moon, by Laurence Housman
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