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A gracious Prince Comes to our house, and you must weary him With most misplaced assurance.
To-night is ripe for pleasure, and indeed, I would be merry as beseems a host Who finds a gracious and unlooked-for guest Waiting to greet him.
You are the gracious pillar of his house, The flower of a garden full of weeds.
My lord, of all the gracious courtesies That you have showered on my barren house This is the highest.
And must not that be a blameless study which he only can pursue who has the gift of a good memory, and is quick to learn,--noble, gracious, the friend of truth, justice, courage, temperance, who are his kindred?
Senator Bam Aquino paid tribute on Tuesday to former President Corazon 'Cory' Aquino, whom he described not only as the 'mother of democracy,' but also a loving, thoughtful, humble and gracious aunt.
A huge thanks to the beautiful people of Oman for the gracious hospitality afforded to me during my stay," the musician of Iranian Azerbaijani descent said on his Facebook page.
The Wolverhamptonborn star has made the nation laugh in hit comedy series like Goodness Gracious Me and The Kumars At No 42, but she is also an established author with successful novels and screenplays to her name.
Syal was joined at the Buckingham Palace investiture ceremony by her husband, actor Sanjeev Bhaskar, who has appeared alongside her in The Kumars and Goodness Gracious Me.
GOODNESS GRACIOUS GRA ME SPECIAL 2014 (BBC2, Monday, Monday 10pm) THE cast of GOODNESS Gracious Me have reunited for a 30-minute special episode as part of BBC2's 50th anniversary celebrations.
Jennifer, Samantha, Christine, Tony and your adorable grandchildren xoxo jayne pennington The Lord bless you and keep you; The Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you - New Hope Community Church emma sutcliffe The Lord bless you and keep you; The Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you - New Hope Community Church Sam O'Donovan To the most understanding and loving mum in the world, thank you and have a great day.