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cordial
used in The Mill on the Floss

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showing warm and heartfelt friendliness
  • ...to know that a new ministry just come into office are not the only fellow-men who enjoy a period of high appreciation and full-blown eulogy; in many respectable families throughout this realm, relatives becoming creditable meet with a similar cordiality of recognition, which in its fine freedom from the coercion of any antecedents, suggests the hopeful possibility that we may some day without any notice find ourselves in full millennium, with cockatrices who have ceased to bite, and...
    6.12 -- Book 6 Chapter 12 -- A Family Party (5% in)
  • Bob Jakin?" said Tom, not with any cordial delight, for he felt a little ashamed of that early intimacy symbolized by the pocket-knife, and was not at all sure that Bob's motives for recalling it were entirely admirable.
    3.6 -- Book 3 Chapter 6 -- Tending to Refute the Popular Prejudice…. (31% in)

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