She read out large portions of their predictions, commending them for their unflinching acceptance of the horrors in store for them — but they were less amused when she asked them to do the same thing for the month after next; both of them were running out of ideas for catastrophes.
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I commend you for a good job.
This letter from Bellario doth commend a young and learned doctor to our court.