Sentence Examples with the word gladly

These views made him welcome to George II., who gladly accepted him as secretary of state in 1742.

The officers gladly gathered round him, some on their knees, some squatting Turkish fashion on the wet grass.

She learned it gladly when she discovered that she could herself read what she had written; and this still affords her constant pleasure.

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Christendom would welcome gladly the intelligence of a counterpoise arising so unexpectedly to the Mahommedan power; while the statements of the letter itself combined a reference to and corroboration of all the romantic figments concerning Asia which already fed the curiosity of Europe, which figured in the world-maps, and filled that fabulous history of Alexander which for nearly a thousand years supplanted the real history of the Macedonian throughout Europe and western Asia.

And now how gladly would I come down from this mast-head and sit on the hatches there where you sit, and listen as you listen, while some one of you reads ME that other and more awful lesson which Jonah teaches to ME, as a pilot of the living God.

She suggested that Natasha should fast and prepare for Holy Communion, and Natasha gladly welcomed the idea.

I having most willingly and gladly done the same, finde it to bee most exact and precisely conformable to my minde and the originall.

The present was at least inglorious, the future doubtful, and many turned gladly to the past for consolation.

This was only .effected after great opposition from the ultra-Conservatives, but once accomplished the facilities were gladly accepted by all classes, and the traffic both in goods and passengers is already enormous.

His cabinet in great part Ad been dictated to him in r 809 by a senatorial clique, and it was hopelessly discordant; for two years he was to all intents and purposes his own secretary of state, Robert Smith being a mere figure-head of whom he gladly got rid in 181 r, giving Monroe the vacant place.