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.
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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.
Jones was so delighted with this news, that, though it was dark when they returned home, he could not help going back a mile, in a shower of rain, to acquaint the poor woman with the glad tidings; but, like other hasty divulgers of news, he only brought on himself the trouble of contradicting it: for the ill fortune of Black George made use of the very opportunity of his friend's absence to overturn all again.
He came to see me of his own accord, the moment that he heard the glad tidings. There can be no doubt that he is a good fellow, that there is no truth in the slanders that one hears of him.
Faustus, thou art safe: Cast no more doubts.--Mephistophilis, come, And bring glad tidings from great Lucifer;-- Is't not midnight?--come Mephistophilis, And bring glad tidings from great Lucifer;-- Is't not midnight?--come Mephistophilis, Veni, veni, Mephistophile!
'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. D'Arnot was not so pleased.
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.
O Prophet of glad tidings, finisher Of utmost hope!
The fashionable intelligence has found it out and communicates the glad tidings to benighted England.
WATSON, COME HERE, I WANT YOU." 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.
She said there will be more glad tidings for the nation in the months and years ahead.
The rivalry between Sonko and Nderitu became public on May 25 when goons descended on Glad Tidings Crusade Ministry church compound in Buru Buru on which a school stood and started demolishing it.
A row between a Nairobi city tycoon and a church over a multimillion-shilling property has taken a new twist after the High Court ruled in favour of the trader.The property in Buru Buru has been the subject of a dispute between Landmark International Properties, which is owned by Mr Patrick Nderitu, and Glad Tidings Crusade Ministry.
Glad Tidings LIVING on the edge of a dream That's where you'll find me Reality, a part of life But oh so black and white Vibrations and feelings of different hues Helping me find the paths to choose Whilst feeling the colours in my dream Makes each day just a movie of where I've been And after all the shades I've seen Whose to say life's not just A black and white dream ...
A party is a great way to exchange glad tidings, though cocktail parties are outside my comfort zone.