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Quotes of delighted

  1. As we moved along in a little procession, I was delighted with the illumination of the streets. So many lamps, and they burned until morning, my father said, and so people did not need to carry lanterns. – Mary Antin
  2. Well, in the sense that we do not tour or record together anymore- then I suppose not. But if our old recordings get heard more we shall be delighted – Peter Asher
  3. Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god. – Francis Bacon
  4. Iron Maiden is an institution, and I'm delighted that I'm involved in it, but there was a time that I wasn't delighted so I quit. – Bruce Dickinson
  5. If Mr. Selwyn calls again, show him up; if I am alive I shall be delighted to see him; and if I am dead he would like to see me. – Henry Fox
  6. Really, we don't know what to make of it except that we're delighted about it. We have all these fans thirty years later and they're still around and will probably be around for a long time to come. – Russell Johnson
  7. I was absolutely delighted that those shows have been preserved. – Patrick Macnee
  8. We were delighted to have Nigel as a producer. The only problem is that Nigel is so famous that he seems to dominate most interviews without being there. – Stephen Malkmus
  9. I am delighted to have had students, friends and colleagues in so many nations and to have learned so much of what I know from them. This Nobel Award honours them all. – John Pople
  10. I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning. – J. B. Priestley
  11. And I was asked if I would come and help with the recovery of this great British company, Cable and Wireless, and I'm delighted to become part of the new and very talented management that have been brought in to that company as well. – Lord Robertson
  12. Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death, especially if it permitted me to continue to learn about this world and others, if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out. – Carl Sagan
  13. Of course I was delighted the flight was over, but I still had to worry about cleaning up inside the cabin, I had to worry about the hatch, how to get in the sling, and so on. – Alan Shepard
  14. I won't say I wouldn't be grateful and happy and delighted and thrilled to bits to receive a nomination. But I wouldn't be suicidal if it didn't happen. – Tom Wilkinson
  15. We're still working out the details, but I'd be delighted to do the film. The problem at the moment is my busy schedule. Shooting on this film has been extended by a month, but I need to be in the U. S. by Dec. 20. – Zhang Ziyi

Usage examples for delighted

  1. But Phil here will see you home, and be delighted to do so. – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  2. For my part, I was delighted – In a Glass Darkly, v. 3/3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  3. He'll be delighted to see you. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  4. He's delighted with him. – Ten Nights in a Bar Room by T. S. Arthur
  5. Delighted to see Katy back. – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston
  6. She held out her hands to him with a delighted little cry of welcome. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  7. She delighted in the place; loved the air, the trees, the smell of the ground. – Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890 by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
  8. But for Punch's sake he was delighted – The History of "Punch" by M. H. Spielmann
  9. I am sure all the gentlemen there will be delighted to have my society! – Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories by Ouida
  10. " Ah, sir, delighted said Goodale. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  11. He was delighted she had been taken- he had been so taken himself. – The Reverberator by Henry James
  12. Oh, dear, yes- shall be quite delighted to see you. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  13. That he will be delighted to have." – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  14. The Tato was delighted at the surprise on his uncle's face. – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  15. How delighted he was to be here! – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath
  16. We'll both come; we shall be delighted – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  17. In the first place, I am delighted to see you. – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  18. Malcolm will be delighted – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  19. We are delighted to see you here! – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  20. The Queen went home quite delighted and thought she had got rid of her step- children, but the girl had not run out with her brothers, and the Queen knew nothing about her. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers

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