undisguised delight

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  • Aggravating above all else, however, was her own undisguised delight in her appearance. Cited from In the Days of My Youth, by Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
  • "I will, Phanes, I will!" cried the aged woman in undisguised delight. Cited from An Egyptian Princess, by Georg Ebers, v2
  • They still saw each other almost daily; they still shared most of each other's interests and pleasures; they still showed most undisguised delight in each other's presence. Cited from Saxe Holm's Stories, by Helen Hunt Jackson
  • After a little bashful hesitation, Dave chimed in, while the rest of the boys lay back and listened in undisguised delight. Cited from Boy Scouts of the Air on Lost Island,Gordon Stuart
  • And if the lads scored a triumph over any of these latter, the undisguised delight of the beholders could not pass unnoticed by the vanquished. Cited from The Secret Chamber at Chad, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • Ratcliffe looked into her face with such undisguised delight -- there was so little possibility of mistaking or ignoring the expression of his eyes, that she shrank back with a certain shock. Cited from Democracy An American Novel, by Henry Adams
  • The incredulity of the spectators had been succeeded by astonishment, and now this feeling gave way to undisguised delight, and cheer after cheer went up from the vast throng. Cited from Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made, by James D. McCabe, Jr.
  • Outraged and insulted, driven from the bench of justice and deprived of all military command, they saw the peril of their ungrateful Sovereign with undisguised delight. Cited from History of England, James II Vol. 2, Macaulay
  • She embraced her son as fervently as though by the imprudence of which she had just been guilty she had ensured the security of his throne, and received the congratulations of the courtiers with undisguised delight. Cited from The Life of Marie de Medicis, Vol. 2 (of 3), by Julia Pardoe
  • Having formed the resolution of visiting his old friends at Tubber Derg, he communicated it to Kathleen and his family; Ids wife received the intelligence with undisguised delight. Cited from Phelim O'Toole's Courtship and Other Stories, by William Carleton
  • A little English or French was occasionally heard; but the tongue, domestic, diplomatic, universal, was Cree, into which every half-breed in common talk lapsed, sooner or later, with undisguised delight. Cited from Through the Mackenzie Basin, by Charles Mair
  • The gifts that had been prepared for the supposed child were taken by Amy in very good part, but with the tact of a well-bred girl who would not spoil a jest, rather than with the undisguised delight of Johnnie. Cited from Nature's Serial Story, by E. P. Roe
  • No sooner had he surveyed them with undisguised delight than he requested me to give him another string of opals for his wife, or she would be in a bad humor; accordingly a present for the lady was added to the already large pile of beads that lay heaped upon the carpet before him. Cited from In the Heart of Africa, by Samuel White Baker
  • "Beefsteak, by all that's crazy!" shouted James Macauley, eying the generous expanse of raw meat upon the platter with undisguised delight. Cited from Mrs. Red Pepper, by Grace S. Richmond
  • There in each grove, each sloping bank along, And flowers and shrubs, and odorous herbs among, Each shepherd clasped, with undisguised delight, His yielding fair one -- in the captain's sight; Each yielding fair, as chance or fancy led, Preferred new lovers to her sylvan bed. Cited from English Poets of the Eighteenth Century, by Bernbaum
  • Deerslayer listened to this characteristic message, which was given with an earnestness suited to the feelings from which it sprung, with undisguised delight, meeting the ardent eloquence of the girl, as she concluded, with one of his own heartfelt, silent, and peculiar fits of laughter. Cited from The Deerslayer, by James Fenimore Cooper