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The Age of Innocence
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  • Newland will particularly appreciate what you have done because of dear May and his new relations.
  • The attitude was so full of a classic grace that a murmur of appreciation followed her appearance, and Archer felt the glow of proprietorship that so often cheated him into momentary well-being.

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  • "Yes; it IS awfully convenient," May brightly agreed, "that you should be able to meet Ellen after all; you saw how much Mamma appreciated your offering to do it."
  • May gave the message with evident pleasure: she was proud of old Catherine’s appreciation of her husband.
  • Archer made no comment on this, and Mrs. Welland continued: "But we do most thoroughly appreciate your persuading Ellen to give up the idea.
  • "You see, Monsieur, it’s worth everything, isn’t it, to keep one’s intellectual liberty, not to enslave one’s powers of appreciation, one’s critical independence?
  • "I’m sure Ellen will appreciate it.

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as in: I appreciate her efforts. Define
to recognize the value or importance of and/or: to be grateful for
as in: I appreciate the complexities Define
to understand a situation-often one with important complications
as in: We hope our home will appreciate Define
to increase in value
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