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On the lawn where it had gathered, the little party separated with cordial good nights and good-bys, for the Vaughns were going to Canada.
Indeed, I think I may say that you cannot, for your behaviour to him is perfectly cordial, and if THAT were your opinion, I am sure you could never be civil to him.
The ease of his manner freed me from painful restraint: the friendly frankness, as correct as cordial, with which he treated me, drew me to him.
Linton, recalling old times, would have me give you a cordial reception; and, of course, I am gratified when anything occurs to please her.
Receiving the dog's first cordial advances with the worst possible grace, the cook slowly opened the hall door and let the animal out.
We shook hands in a very cordial way; and I laughed and laughed, until I pulled out my pocket-handkerchief and wiped my eyes.
Well aged parent," said Wemmick, shaking hands with him in a cordial and jocose way, "how am you?
Let us therefore proceed to examine whether the people are not right in their opinion that a cordial Union, under an efficient national government, affords them the best security that can be devised against HOSTILITIES from abroad.
I daresay you are," said Montgomery, in anything but a cordial tone.
Darcy walked off; and Elizabeth remained with no very cordial feelings toward him.
The two friends, after a cordial pressure of the hands, separated.
Now and then familiarity was pushed too far, and would effervesce into a brawl, and a "rough and tumble" fight; but it all ended in cordial reconciliation and maudlin endearment.