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The broad, muscular back was turned toward him, but, tanned though it was, D'Arnot saw that it was the back of a white man, and he thanked God.
With hearty thanks and best wishes, I remain "`Your grateful friend and humble servant, "`JAMES LAURENCE'
"Well!" replied Anne of Austria, "it seems to me, my son, that a man who has just made such a present has a good right to expect to be thanked for it with some degree of promptitude." Then turning towards Fouquet: "Is not that likewise your opinion, monsieur?"
"Thank you, my dear; yes, you can just hem the skirt while I put in the sleeves, and that will be a great lift."
"No, dear, thank God, it is n't, but it might have been, if we had n't saved the poor little soul," cried Miss Mills, with a sudden brightening of the face, which made it beautiful in spite of the stiff gray curl that bobbed on each temple, the want of teeth, and a crooked nose.
"Not so dreadful as it might have been, but a bitter, sad thing to see that child, only seventeen, lying there in her little clean, old night-gown, waiting for death to come and take her, because 'there did n't seem to be any room for her in the world.' Ah, well, we saved her, for it was n't too late, thank heaven, and the first thing she said was, 'Oh, why did you bring me back?' I 've been nursing her all day, hearing her story, and trying to show her that there is room and a welcome for her.
Finn, 'but she thanked me in her bashful way, and said she was pretty well, so I let her alone.
'll know what to do; so go, and take this wrapper with you; it 's done now, thanks to your nimble fingers."
"Thank you a thousand times," she said; "I could never have got here alone."
Jerry thanked her and seemed much pleased, and turning out of the station we at last reached home, and I, at least, was tired.
That I bade thee sing,--say now, say: WHICH of us now--oweth thanks?-- Better still, however: sing unto me, sing, O my soul!
Elizabeth was eager with her thanks and assurances of happiness.
"But," he added, "you will of course wish to have your humble respects delivered to them, with your grateful thanks for their kindness to you while you have been here."
Thank u for helping me raise my Kids @gretchenbarretto.' In the letter, Sabina thanked Gretchen whom she fondly calls 'Mama Nen' for paying the tuition for her learning and dancing center.