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  • Next glad-hearted Hermes dragged the rich meats he had prepared and put them on a smooth, flat stone, and divided them into twelve portions distributed by lot, making each portion wholly honourable.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • P.S. Do not fail to note the hopeful, glad-hearted, school-boy cheeriness which bubbles out of every pore of this man who has been ALWAYS a failure.6

    Mark Twain

  • They came back to camp wonderfully refreshed, glad-hearted, and ravenous; and they soon had the camp-fire blazing up again.

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

  • Then they piled on great dead boughs till they had a roaring furnace, and were glad-hearted once more.

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

  • Forgive an agonizing wrong, or a series of agonizing wrongs, done to you or to one you love; forgive it with a glad-hearted, full forgiveness, and then tell us how soft it is.

    The God of the Towel

  • The fields show marks of earnest cultivation, and the people, though evidently very, very poor, are yet glad-hearted and hopeful.

    Notes Among the Indians

  • He is a sour face toward the glad-hearted that are kindly to him: he is a grief unto his mother and his friends.

    Are the Schools Preparing Youth to Take Over?

  • Where was the "fair" to which of old the people swarmed, glad-hearted?

    The Workingman's Paradise An Australian Labour Novel

  • "One should choose the tale that may best please -- that she may go glad-hearted and with a maiden's fancy."

    The Royal Pawn of Venice A Romance of Cyprus

  • I looked at some staid people, -- old looking to me, though few of them were past fifty, -- and pitied them that they too were not young and glad-hearted like me.

    Medoline Selwyn's Work

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