GRACIOUS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of gracious
Definition:
a. beneficent; merciful; disposed to show kindness or favor
Example:
He actually went on to praise John McCain for giving a gracious concession speech.
Sentence in Classic:
For gracious and merciful art Thou, our Lord, and glory be to Thee, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, now and ever shall be.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I shall await your most gracious permission here in hospital, that I may not have to play the part of a secretary rather than commander in the army.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
To Boris, Julie was particularly gracious: she regretted his early disillusionment with life, offered him such consolation of friendship as she who had herself suffered so much could render, and showed him her album.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She was extremely gracious to Peggotty, except when I inadvertently called her by that name; and, strange as I knew she felt in London, appeared quite at home.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
My sister was uncommonly lively on the present occasion, and indeed was generally more gracious in the society of Mrs.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Thomas being usually ready for anything in that way, returned a gracious answer, and followed on its heels.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Bumble thought it expedient to look down, and see that the boy was in good order for inspection by his new master: which he accordingly did, with a fit and becoming air of gracious patronage.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
That this preliminary attack did not wholly displease the General was proved by the fact that, responding with a gracious inclination of the head, he replied:.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
They topped the rise and the white house reared its perfect symmetry before her, tall of columns, wide of verandas, flat of roof, beautiful as a woman is beautiful who is so sure of her charm that she can be generous and gracious to all.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
But this good prince was so gracious as to forgive the poor page his whipping, upon promise that he would do so no more, without special orders.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
In execution of the resolution which he had formed during his cooler moments, Prince John received Cedric and Athelstane with distinguished courtesy, and expressed his disappointment, without resentment, when the indisposition of Rowena was alleged by the former as a reason for her not attending upon his gracious summons.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context