Sentence Examples with the word pleasure

Of these all but the medical officer of health and inspectors of nuisances hold office at pleasure and receive such remuneration as the council may determine.

Added to it was the pleasure of seeing Cynthia, after all she'd undergone, so utterly enjoying the day.

The Abbasid caliphs, who still enjoyed a precarious and shadowy authority at the pleasure of Turkish viziers, gladly surrendered themselves to the protection of the Mahommedan Seljuks, who paid them all outward respect.

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Dean felt cheated, doubly so because yesterday, a comp day off, it had rained as if St. Swithin was ticked off at the world, denying him the pleasure of biking the Pennsylvania countryside.

Crocuses have also a pleasing effect when dotted about on the lawns and grassy banks of the pleasure ground.

To), for the purpose of interposing at pleasure the prism it in the axis of the reading micrometer; this enables the observer to view the graduations on the face of the metallic thermometer TT (composed of a rod of brass and a rod of zinc).

When the story was finished, I read it to my teacher, and I recall now vividly the pleasure I felt in the more beautiful passages, and my annoyance at being interrupted to have the pronunciation of a word corrected.

The commander-in-chief made a sign that the men should continue to march at ease, and he and all his suite showed pleasure at the sound of the singing and the sight of the dancing soldier and the gay and smartly marching men.

Yet Aristippus was compelled to admit that some actions which give immediate pleasure entail more than their equivalent of pain.

For caustique--I am guilty and will pay, and I am prepared to pay again for the pleasure of telling you the truth.