glad tidings


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glad tidings

Favorable, beneficial, or happy news. Usually used with the verbs "give" or "bring." The union leader brought glad tidings to the striking workers that their demands for pay increases had been accepted by the company's management.
See also: glad
References in classic literature ?
Rose was delighted; and as soon as I had told her all I thought proper - which was all I affected to know - she flew with alacrity to put on her bonnet and shawl, and hasten to carry the glad tidings to the Millwards and Wilsons - glad tidings, I suspect, to none but herself and Mary Millward - that steady, sensible girl, whose sterling worth had been so quickly perceived and duly valued by the supposed Mrs.
He came to see me of his own accord, the moment that he heard the glad tidings.
The dear little thing,' said Flora, 'having gone off perfectly limp and white and cold in my own house or at least papa's for though not a freehold still a long lease at a peppercorn on the morning when Arthur--foolish habit of our youthful days and Mr Clennam far more adapted to existing circumstances particularly addressing a stranger and that stranger a gentleman in an elevated station--communicated the glad tidings imparted by a person of name of Pancks emboldens me.
He could scarcely wait to get well inside D'Arnot's sitting room before he burst out with the glad tidings.
This they have done unmurmuringly and alone; and now, far and wide, flower blessings fall upon them, and the summer winds bear the glad tidings unto those who droop in sorrow, and new joy and strength it brings, as they look longingly for the friends whose gentle care hath brought such happiness to their fair kindred.
The fashionable intelligence has found it out and communicates the glad tidings to benighted England.
Watson, who was at the lower end of the wire, in the basement, dropped the receiver and rushed with wild joy up three flights of stairs to tell the glad tidings to Bell.
The man, thought to be on a day trip to the area with his wife, was on the Glad Tidings 5 when he took ill.
Contributors include former Record columnist Phil Callaway and former Glad Tidings editor L.
Never mind glad tidings, it's all good hidings in soaps now.
You've unwrapped all your presents, eaten your fair share of turkey, watched the usual re-runs on TV and the idea of another week of the same does not fill you with festive glad tidings.
Instead of glad tidings, the message inside the card warns: "Make sure you pay your rent or you could be packing more than presents.
I thought, terrific, he'll tell me how great the French No 9 is, and I would pass on the glad tidings via the Chronicle's columns.
Glad tidings a bit hard to come by around White Hart Lane at the moment, eh?
But if the Vipers can emerge with a 50% record, coach Wilson predicts glad tidings in 2010.