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  • She became so excited and agitated during all these explanations and confessions that General Epanchin was highly gratified, and considered the matter satisfactorily arranged once for all.
  • It was found that scarcely any connection existed between himself and Mrs. Epanchin, but the talk, and the opportunity of conversing about her family tree, gratified the latter exceedingly, and she rose from the table in great good humour.
  • Why should you refuse to gratify my last wish?
  • The first old woman, so soon as she saw Rogojin and the prince, smiled and bowed courteously several times, in token of her gratification at their visit.
  • But, I assure you, I am listening to you with extreme gratification.
  • Gratified vanity was visible in the glances he cast upon the assembled company.
  • Hippolyte paused, and looked at him intently and with great gratification.
  • "Yes, it’s quite true, isn’t it?" cried the general, his eyes sparkling with gratification.
  • Hippolyte beamed with gratification.
  • Perhaps Aglaya’s sisters had merely been pumping Varia for news while pretending to impart information; or perhaps, again, they had been unable to resist the feminine gratification of teasing a friend—for, after all this time, they could scarcely have helped divining the aim of her frequent visits.
  • Hardly, however, had the old lady begun about her "highly gratified feelings," and so on, when Nastasia left her, and flounced into a chair by Gania’s side in the corner by the window, and cried: "Where’s your study? and where are the—the lodgers?

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

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