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Jurgis could take up a two-hundred-and-fifty-pound quarter of beef and carry it into a car without a stagger, or even a thought; and now he stood in a far corner, frightened as a hunted animal, and obliged to moisten his lips with his tongue each time before he could answer the congratulations of his friends.
Every man smoked his pipe with a face of grave and serious delight, and looked at his neighbour with a sort of quiet congratulation.
A subject of proper pride and congratulation, Christopher.
The judge was full of congratulations and curiosity.
One other short call in Harley Street, in which Elinor received her brother's congratulations on their travelling so far towards Barton without any expense, and on Colonel Brandon's being to follow them to Cleveland in a day or two, completed the intercourse of the brother and sisters in town;--and a faint invitation from Fanny, to come to Norland whenever it should happen to be in their way, which of all things was the most unlikely to occur, with a more warm, though less public, assurance, from John to Elinor, of the promptitude with which he should come to see her at Delaford, was all that foretold any meeting in the country.
When the newly-married pair came home, the first person who appeared, to offer his congratulations, was Sydney Carton.
In the outer office Wemmick offered me his congratulations, and incidentally rubbed the side of his nose with a folded piece of tissuepaper that I liked the look of.
I went to the place where my shop was, opened it, and received from my fellow-merchants congratulations on my return.
Then, my dear Adam, I need not wait to offer congratulations.
Brooke, exchanging welcomes and congratulations with Mr.
When I came back from fielding this last ball I found him embracing his bat, and to my sour congratulations he could at first reply only with hysterical sounds.
But his congratulations died on his lips at sight of Anne's face.