We embraced each other tenderly, and I poured out my gratitude for the honour he had done me, in singling me out for this great wealth, and having said a hearty farewell we turned our backs, and hastened after our camels.
I could not rest as long as one solitary camel remained to the dervish; and returning to him I redoubled my prayers and embraces, and promises of eternal gratitude, till the last twenty were in my hands.
"You, who have been the best friend I ever had in my life Want gratitude
to you!Nobody is equal to you!I care for nobody as I do for you!Oh!
Jennings; but after this narration of what really passed between Colonel Brandon and Elinor, while they stood at the window, the gratitude
expressed by the latter on their parting, may perhaps appear in general, not less reasonably excited, nor less properly worded than if it had arisen from an offer of marriage.
He overwhelmed me with the wildest expressions of affection--exclaimed passionately, in his exaggerated Italian way, that he would hold his life henceforth at my disposal--and declared that he should never be happy again until he had found an opportunity of proving his gratitude
by rendering me some service which I might remember, on my side, to the end of my days.
Noirtier tenderly loves his granddaughter, Mademoiselle de Villefort; it is she who has nursed and tended him for six years, and has, by her devoted attention, fully secured the affection, I had almost said the gratitude, of her grandfather, and it is but just that she should reap the fruit of her devotion." The eye of Noirtier clearly showed by its expression that he was not deceived by the false assent given by Madame de Villefort's words and manner to the motives which she supposed him to entertain.
"Yes, yes, yes," signed the paralytic, casting on Valentine a look of joyful gratitude for having guessed his meaning.
Valentine was looking at her grandfather with a smile of intense gratitude, and Villefort was biting his lips with vexation, while Madame de Villefort could not succeed in repressing an inward feeling of joy, which, in spite of herself, appeared in her whole countenance.
Impossible to answer his blunt question in the affirmative, so I disclaimed all tendency to gratitude
, and advised him if he expected any reward for his championship, to look for it in a better world, as he was not likely to meet with it here.
"If you had any sense of decency, if you had any gratitude, you wouldn't dream of going."
"I don't know what you mean by gratitude. if you're referring to the things you've given me you can have them back.
First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has sent a letter of gratitude
to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin for awarding her the Order of Friendship of the Russian Federation, APA reports citing press service of the President.