congratulate


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It was now day-light, and I returned to my house without waiting to congratulate with the emperor: because, although I had done a very eminent piece of service, yet I could not tell how his majesty might resent the manner by which I had performed it: for, by the fundamental laws of the realm, it is capital in any person, of what quality soever, to make water within the precincts of the palace.
My dear fellow, I congratulate you most warmly," he said.
You know that one of your friends is in trouble; do not try to console him: he will tell you that he is already comforted; but, should he have met with good fortune, be careful how you congratulate him: he thinks it so natural that he is surprised that you should speak of it.
I congratulate you, sir," he said, "upon your very great invention, and I hope to see it supplant all forms of existing telegraphs, and that you will be successful in obtaining the wealth and honor which is your due.
But for all that he was the first to congratulate the victor.
I congratulate you both," said the chevalier, with an agreeable air; "and I wish that the marriage may end like a fairy tale: THEY WERE HAPPY EVER AFTER, AND HAD--MANY--CHILDREN
Indeed I do," said Athos; "I not only approve of what he has done, but I congratulate him upon it.
Tis Caderousse, who has heard of your arrival, and no doubt comes to congratulate you on your fortunate return.
In a body the rest of us ran to congratulate him, and he was greatly moved by the act.
I suppose you want to congratulate me," said Newman.
After addressing her with his usual politeness, he turned to his daughter and said, "Well, Eleanor, may I congratulate you on being successful in your application to your fair friend?
Strickland might congratulate herself that her party was a success.