from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as gladden.


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  • It was throwing a Man off from his Shoulders, that leaned upon them with his whole weight; so that the Party was not glader to receive, than he was to give.

    Characters from 17th Century Histories and Chronicles

  • My heart is glader than it ever was before to See my fathers. - a repetition.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • I seat my self to answer yours of the 16th which is just at I was very sory to her you was sufering with your old deseas I was in hops it had got well I hope this will reach you in dew time I find you well harty. this leavs me well only my bowels is not rite yet I am as harty as a pig, I have no nuse of in trust to write I wrote to you the other day and give you all the nuse it is very cold wether her we hav Snow at this time though I dont feel the affects of it I suppose the boys is seeing a very bad time they ar about 40 miles be low her ner new market I understand they are fur lowing all that is not able for sur vice you wanted me to come home I wold be glader than you if posible thar is no one wold be glader to se thar family than I wold at this time though my hevenly father will send me when he ses proper for I put my hole trust in him not in man I fell but little hopes of coming home be fore I go to my comand unless I take relaps which I think thar is no danger with car I was very glad to her youso keen as to make a little pocket change thoug if things is as high thar as they ar her it wont by nothing I was thankfull for that paper you cent me but I dont want you to send my any more for I no you need all your change as I rite so ofton and have to [unclear: frank] the most of my leters we can't get stamps let [unclear: lindy] charg your postag if you he will & pay it you can get stamps it wont be much mone to take them out for I am in hops I can soon draw some money & have [unclear: achitunity] to send it to you for I have no use for money only for writing material the most of the boys spends thar money for apels at $2 adoson & chesnuts at $2 pint I hardly ever eats them at those pricees the [unclear: pavd] it eat too much like money I want to no whether you have eny shoes or not for I no you want them very bad if you have not I want you to write to me as soon as you get this & give me all the nuse tell fathers famuly I have rote to them I cant get a leter I must close for this time your most humble & loving husban

    Augusta County: John Jarrett to Mary Mobley Jarret, November 22, 1864

  • Well, old Mackerel Snatcher,180 wolf a Wafer + + a Beaker of blood for me,—and when you come Shadowboxing into my life again with your new similes for “swewa” and “wousy” which, as you doubtless notice, you’ve given to the world no one will be glader than your

    A Life in Letters


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