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All the millions went down on their knees, and stared, and looked glad, and burst out into a joyful kind of murmurs.
Half the town had said the twins were humbugging when the claimed they had lost their knife, and now these people were joyful, and said, "I told you so
And so on, with clapping of joyful hands till all the group had begged for invitations but Tom and Amy.
Rebecca clasped her Quackenbos's Grammar and Greenleaf's Arithmetic with a joyful sense of knowing her lessons.
I could do but little; but what I could, I did with a joyful heart, and never felt happier than when in an anti-slavery meeting.
Two days of joyful security were immediately followed by the overthrow of every thing.
Dashwood, whose terror as they drew near the house had produced almost the conviction of Marianne's being no more, had no voice to inquire after her, no voice even for Elinor; but SHE, waiting neither for salutation nor inquiry, instantly gave the joyful relief;-- and her mother, catching it with all her usual warmth, was in a moment as much overcome by her happiness, as she had been before by her fears.
cried Cathy, kindling into joyful surprise at the name.
he added, laughing half with joyful excitement and half at his own fancy.
Its dark brown curls were long and free; free as its genial face, its sparkling eye, its open hand, its cheery voice, its unconstrained demeanour, and its joyful air.
He stands before me again, his bluff hairy face irradiating with a joyful love and pride, for which I can find no description.
But joyful be it spoken, our father was never that sort o' man.