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You are most welcome, monsieur," said the Count of Morcerf, saluting Monte Cristo with a smile, "and monsieur has rendered our house, in preserving its only heir, a service which insures him our eternal gratitude.
Act your Plays and Games without me, and be welcome to 'em, and enjoy 'em.
This is a most unexpected meeting, but not the less welcome, I assure you.
Why, a dog, whenever he sees a stranger, is angry; when an acquaintance, he welcomes him, although the one has never done him any harm, nor the other any good.
There is a feverish flush in her cheeks, a feverish brightness in her eyes, which he welcomes as the return of her beauty and the recovery of her spirits.
Is it for such results as this that our great country welcomes to its bosom the alien who flies from the despotisms of Europe?
The inhabitants of the village answered his salute by a low murmur of welcome, and encouraged him to advance by similar indications of friendship.
Away she went, and soon returned, saying that he could have the trap and welcome.
Yet it is sad to think, that these very throbbing hearts which welcome your story, and form your best safeguard in telling it, are all beating contrary to the "statute in such case made and provided.
muttered Cedric; ``Normans both; but Norman or Saxon, the hospitality of Rotherwood must not be impeached; they are welcome, since they have chosen to halt more welcome would they have been to have ridden further on their way But it were unworthy to murmur for a night's lodging and a night's food; in the quality of guests, at least, even Normans must suppress their insolence.
To this order I belong, brother goatherds, to whom I return thanks for the hospitality and kindly welcome ye offer me and my squire; for though by natural law all living are bound to show favour to knights-errant, yet, seeing that without knowing this obligation ye have welcomed and feasted me, it is right that with all the good-will in my power I should thank you for yours.
He made no motion of stepping to meet me, but stood like a statue,as though his gesture of welcome had fixed him into stone.