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 Meanings and Examples of THANKSGIVING
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 n.  fourth Thursday in November in the United States
 n.  act of saying or showing that you are grateful, especially to God
Classic Sentence:
1  And when that happened he would reverently acknowledge the immensity of the mercy of Providence, gratefully tender thanksgiving for the same, and betake himself again to his irregular mode of existence.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
2  A thanksgiving service was arranged, Kutuzov was awarded the Grand Cross of Maria Theresa, and the whole army received rewards.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII
3  A few days before his departure a special thanksgiving, at which Nicholas was present, was held in the cathedral for the Russian victory.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER VII
4  The family cardcase having done its duty the girls walked on, and Jo uttered another thanksgiving on reaching the fifth house, and being told that the young ladies were engaged.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
5  I turned my prayer to thanksgiving: the Source of Life was also the Saviour of spirits.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
6  This was a more sober heartfelt joy, a deep-souled feeling of thanksgiving, and the churches were filled as ministers reverently thanked God for the deliverance of the state.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVIII
7  This good spirit was from God, and to him I offer thanksgiving and praise.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
8  The white vapor of the kiln was passing from us as we went by, and as I had thought a prayer before, I thought a thanksgiving now.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIII
9  The radiant image of the eucharist united again in an instant his bitter and despairing thoughts, their cries arising unbroken in a hymn of thanksgiving.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
10  For some minutes there was great rejoicing, and thanksgiving, and wild scenes of ecstasy.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter I.
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