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- He spoke 'a few suitable words', as they would have said in the Shire: _We are all very much gratified by the kindness of your reception, and I venture to hope that my brief visit will help to renew the old ties of friendship between the Shire and Bree;_and then he hesitated and coughed.1.9 — Book 1 Chapter 9 — At the Sign of The Prancing Pony (72% in)
There are no more uses of "gratification" in The Fellowship of the Ring.
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