1 He allowed your crimes to be great, but that still there was room for mercy, the most commendable virtue in a prince, and for which his majesty was so justly celebrated.
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2 Carol was civic and neighborly and commendable today.
3 Of course, setting up housekeeping is commendable, and there is no reason why a porter shouldn't do it.
4 There's no need to be so apologetic," said the information-giver, "it's very commendable for you to be so attentive.
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5 As teachers, they have given the South a commendable system of city schools and large numbers of private normal-schools and academies.
6 My dear child, commend Dr. Grant to the deanery of Westminster or St. Paul's, and I should be as glad of your nurseryman and poulterer as you could be.
7 To that Providence, my sons, I hereby commend you, and I counsel you by way of caution to forbear from crossing the moor in those dark hours when the powers of evil are exalted.
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8 "I commend that fact very carefully to your attention," said Holmes to his professional colleague.
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9 At the same time, Stanley Hopkins's methods do not commend themselves to me.
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10 But I commend the idea to your mind.
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11 This motto, however, they did not commend to farmer customers who had had crop failures.
12 It's a very 'portant habit, Andy; and I 'commend yer to be cultivatin' it, now yer young.'
13 So that should we ever find these weaklings attempting anything, we may commend their courage rather than their prudence.
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14 William was kindly commended and his promotion hoped for.
15 I was very much pleased with what I collected to have been your behaviour on the occasion; it shewed a discretion highly to be commended.