His speech leaves them all so tearful that one of the guests, Jokubas Szedvilas, who keeps a delicatessen store on Halsted Street, and is fat and hearty, is moved to rise and say that things may not be as bad as that, and then to go on and make a little speech of his own, in which he showers congratulations
and prophecies of happiness upon the bride and groom, proceeding to particulars which greatly delight the young men, but which cause Ona to blush more furiously than ever.
Franz congratulated Albert, who received his congratulations
with the air of a man conscious that they are merited.
Loud and vociferous congratulations
were showered upon the maiden, who stood panting and regard- ing the troops with defiance.
He was charged to tell the Comte de la Fere, that she had learned of the return of her youthful protege, and also the manner he had conducted himself on the field, and she added that she should be very glad to offer him her congratulations
I think I ought to call, at any rate, and offer my congratulations
I am very much obliged to you, my dear Miss Crawford, for your kind congratulations
, as far as they relate to my dearest William.
Then, my dear Adam, I need not wait to offer congratulations
He finished and, getting up, embraced and kissed Pierre, who, with tears of joy in his eyes, looked round him, not knowing how to answer the congratulations
and greetings from acquaintances that met him on all sides.
Brooke, exchanging welcomes and congratulations
When I came back from fielding this last ball I found him embracing his bat, and to my sour congratulations
he could at first reply only with hysterical sounds.
But his congratulations
died on his lips at sight of Anne's face.
I wrote to them the other day, to tell them of my happy prospects, and now, instead of a bundle of congratulations
, I've got a pocketful of bitter execrations and reproaches.