undisguised pleasure

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  • He had a fine voice and took undisguised pleasure in reading his poems aloud. Cited from A History of English Literature, by R. H. Fletcher
  • With undisguised pleasure she prepared to accompany him, and thoughtfully and quickly gave all necessary orders. Cited from German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Vol. VII
  • They showed undisguised pleasure at the thought that Maggie would now be on various Committees instead of her sister-in-law. Cited from The Captives, by Hugh Walpole
  • Lee, on the contrary, greeted the religious enthusiasm of his troops with undisguised pleasure. Cited from A Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee, by John Esten Cooke
  • With undisguised pleasure, the young host sat and watched his guest doing full justice to the very best supper that the Castle could furnish. Cited from A Noble Life, by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  • It was not long proof against Plank's simple attitude and undisguised pleasure in doing something for a man he liked. Cited from The Fighting Chance, by Robert W. Chambers
  • He shook hands, gazing at her in undisguised pleasure. Cited from Mrs. Red Pepper, by Grace S. Richmond
  • Lorraine found her interest growing momentarily, as he took up his stand on her hearth and gazed frankly around, with undisguised pleasure. Cited from Winding Paths, by Gertrude Page
  • This was, indeed, a grateful proposal to me, and I listened to it with undisguised pleasure. Cited from Evelina, by Fanny Burney
  • "Where did you learn to write -- at school?" asked Babcock, noting the boy's independence with undisguised pleasure. Cited from Tom Grogan, by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • His look of undisguised pleasure, at Roy's approach, atoned for a good deal; and they renewed their talk where it had broken off. Cited from Far to Seek, by Maud Diver
  • The psychologist, who had been listening to the exuberant youth with undisguised pleasure, spoke calmly. Cited from Skylark Three, by Edward Elmer Smith
  • But though Elizabeth did not endorse this, Malcolm accepted this invitation with undisguised pleasure. Cited from Herb of Grace, by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • The boy was quite enthusiastic, and his undisguised pleasure in the prospect of seeing something from the pen of his pal -- as he loved to call Miss. Cited from The Spinner's Book of Fiction, by Various
  • It had been with undisguised pleasure that, but a week or two before, he had left his post in the Army and gone to this quiet and distant governorship, where he might live in retirement and without active duty. Cited from Life of John Milton Vol. 3 1643-1649, David Masson
  • It did not surprise Corona to see Giovanni walking with the woman he did not intend to marry, but it seemed to give the old Duke undisguised pleasure. Cited from Saracinesca, by F. Marion Crawford
  • And now these sweetly-spoken words and the glance which accompanied them, her undisguised pleasure at the chance meeting, and her father's very evident approval of his presence, quickly but finally convinced him that he had come to a perfectly just conclusion. Cited from The Mummy and Miss Nitocris, by George Griffith
  • "Oh, that's your answer, is it?" retorted Jim, scenting insubordination with undisguised pleasure, for he always liked the task of subduing a new boy. Cited from Hector's Inheritance, by Horatio Alger
  • In his son's purely literary efforts during his Strassburg sojourn, also, he showed an undisguised pleasure, and he would evidently have been quite content to have seen him combine eminence in his profession with distinction in literature. Cited from The Youth of Goethe, by Peter Hume Brown
  • Thus Steinmann, and we can but applaud his conclusions with undisguised pleasure, for they tend throughout in the direction of our anti-Darwinian view, and deal Darwinism another fatal blow. Cited from At the Deathbed of Darwinism, by Eberhard Dennert
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