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Usage examples for valediction

  1. As he repassed the net- mender with a short word or two for valediction his ear was caught by a loud voice among the party of visitors, who were partly sitting on the beach, partly throwing stones in the water. – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  2. I feel that it would be but poor courtesy in me, after having kept company with Lord Vincent, through the tedious journey of three volumes, to dismiss him now without one word of valediction – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  3. For, though mind be the heaven, where love may sit, Beauty a convenient type may be to figure it, he writes, in the Valediction to his Book, thus giving formal expression to his heresy. – Figures of Several Centuries by Arthur Symons
  4. It may have meant such power of composition as appears in the hymn by the Red Sea, and in the magnificent valediction to his people. – The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus by G. A. Chadwick
  5. The course of our evening service was this: My Father prayed, and we all knelt down; then he gave out a hymn and most of us stood up to sing; then he preached for about an hour, while we sat and listened; then a hymn again; then prayer and the valediction – Father and Son by Edmund Gosse
  6. " A very convenient train," she remarked; and then, in the pleasantest manner, whereby the unusual mode of valediction was carried off, " Good evening." – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland
  7. When Lady Macleod got up to go away, Alice kissed her, as was customary with them, and the old lady as she went uttered her customary valediction – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  8. The Hornes of Ranzin did not wish to lose this opportunity of giving him a parting valediction and of putting in action what they had planned in their hearts for many years. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag
  9. A few more words followed, and an affectionate valediction – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  10. When death takes away dear ones, we first learn that we were entertaining angels unawares; and as they float away from us into the light, they look back with faces already beginning to brighten into the likeness of Christ, and take leave of us with His valediction It is expedient for you that I go away." – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren
  11. He went out, too much amused with Legion's valediction to criticise the man very strictly. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  12. Sir John looked across at Lionel again- a glance of valediction – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  13. I turned away, at last, with a silent farewell; and when I looked back, he seemed to speed me on my way with gentle valediction – The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman
  14. He was well aware that the whole room had heard this valediction – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
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