Then one returned to camp with a word of encouragement
from Sherman or a friendly shake of the hand from McClellan.
Hargrave the justice to acknowledge that I never saw him laugh at the child's misdemeanours, nor heard him utter a word of encouragement
to his aspirations after manly accomplishments.
Play fair, Teddy, or I'll never believe you again," she said, trying to extinguish the brilliant hopes that blazed up at a word of encouragement
le Vicomte for accepting death, I returned, after giving him a word of encouragement
, to my panel, but I had made the mistake of taking a few steps while speaking and, in the tangle of the illusive forest, I was no longer able to find my panel for certain!
"Seven years, my Lord, have now passed," wrote Johnson, "since I waited in your outward rooms and was repulsed from your door; during which time I have been pushing on my work through difficulties of which it is useless to complain, and have brought it at last to the verge of publication without one act of assistance, one word of encouragement
, and one smile of favour.
After clasping both her hands upon his arm, and looking confidentially up into his face, with some hurried words to the effect that she thanked him from her heart (as she did, if it be the source of earnestness), she gradually composed herself, with now and then a word of encouragement
from him, as they walked on slowly and almost silently under the darkening trees.
A word of encouragement
and explanation, of pity for my childish ignorance, of welcome home, of reassurance to me that it was home, might have made me dutiful to him in my heart henceforth, instead of in my hypocritical outside, and might have made me respect instead of hate him.
Tristram was determined to force her friend to address him a word of encouragement
which should be more than one of the common formulas of politeness; and if she was prompted by charity, it was by the charity that begins at home.
She blinked, raising up to him her puckered face, and seemed to beg mutely to be told something more, to be given a word of encouragement
for her starving, grotesque, and pathetic devotion.
Such small steps, interesting stories and a word of encouragement
will lay the strong foundation/groundwork for future besides stoking a spark of inspiration among the human community cutting across all barriers.
Nonetheless, Mr Kwerepe gave a word of encouragement
saying a public servant had to leave a mark and work an extra mile to gratify clientele.
Proverbs 12 v 25 says:"Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up." Sometimes a wee word of encouragement
can transform someone's bad day.