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  • After so much time spent in painful labour, to arrive at once at the summit of my desires was the most gratifying consummation of my toils.
  • You seek for knowledge and wisdom, as I once did; and I ardently hope that the gratification of your wishes may not be a serpent to sting you, as mine has been.
  • You may easily imagine that I was much gratified by the offered communication, yet I could not endure that he should renew his grief by a recital of his misfortunes.
  • At length I wandered towards these mountains, and have ranged through their immense recesses, consumed by a burning passion which you alone can gratify.
  • My senses were gratified and refreshed by a thousand scents of delight and a thousand sights of beauty.
  • What I ask of you is reasonable and moderate; I demand a creature of another sex, but as hideous as myself; the gratification is small, but it is all that I can receive, and it shall content me.
  • If these feelings had not found an imaginary gratification, the appearance of the city had yet in itself sufficient beauty to obtain our admiration.

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  • to my gratification she arrived on time
  • dull repetitious work gives me no gratification

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