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If you know the strange white man who saved our lives so many times, and brought us food, and if you can converse with him, thank him, also, for his kindness.
We sail within the hour, never to return; but we wish you and that other jungle friend to know that we shall always thank you for what you did for strangers on your shore, and that we should have done infinitely more to reward you both had you given us the opportunity.
Ah, well, we saved her, for it was n't too late, thank heaven, and the first thing she said was, 'Oh, why did you bring me back?
I'm sorry I was cross, uncle, when I ought to thank you for taking so much interest in me.
Then, in an outburst of joy, he thanks and blesses everything that has led up to this happy day, which has brought him under "Love's yoke which easy is and sure.
Gracious heavenly Father, I thank Thee for the White Way of Delight and the Lake of Shining Waters and Bonny and the Snow Queen.
I thank you for your good opinion, sir,' said Sim, much gratified,
I must thank you first; let me speak to you as if I really were a child.
He thanks you, dear friends, for your kindly greeting, and hopes to receive you--it may be on the next of these delightfiil occasions--in a residence better suited to your claims on the rites of hospitality.
Elizabeth was eager with her thanks and assurances of happiness.
Doth the giver not owe thanks because the receiver received?
At first things were rather uncomfortable, but now we've settled everything capitally-- thanks to my old nurse," she said, indicating Marya Philimonovna, who, seeing that they were speaking of her, smiled brightly and cordially to Levin.