These officers said they would take it upon themselves to insure us a cordial reception
. They said if we would go, they would not only telegraph the Emperor, but send a special courier overland to announce our coming.
When Miss Myers arrived, I was not prepared to give her a very cordial reception
. Her appearance was not particularly calculated to produce a favourable impression at first sight, nor did her manners and subsequent conduct, in any degree, remove the prejudice I had already conceived against her.
Toto, Dorothy's little black dog, also met with a cordial reception
. Toto was an especial friend of the Shaggy Man, and he knew every one else.
Playmore's letter of introduction at once secured him a cordial reception
from the married pair, and a patient hearing when he stated the object of his voyage across the Atlantic.
"Of a surety, senor, whoever you are, for I know you not, I thank you for the proofs of kindness and courtesy you have shown me, and would I were in a condition to requite with something more than good-will that which you have displayed towards me in the cordial reception
you have given me; but my fate does not afford me any other means of returning kindnesses done me save the hearty desire to repay them."
Battius, however, watched his movements with a jealousy, still more striking than the cordial reception
which the open-hearted Paul had just exhibited.
During our previous visit (in January), we had an interview at Cape Gregory with the famous so-called gigantic Patagonians, who gave us a cordial reception
. Their height appears greater than it really is, from their large guanaco mantles, their long flowing hair, and general figure: on an average, their height is about six feet, with some men taller and only a few shorter; and the women are also tall; altogether they are certainly the tallest race which we anywhere saw.
Linton, recalling old times, would have me give you a cordial reception
; and, of course, I am gratified when anything occurs to please her.'
'My goodness Arthur!' cried Flora, rising to give him a cordial reception
, 'Doyce and Clennam what a start and a surprise for though not far from the machinery and foundry business and surely might be taken sometimes if at no other time about mid-day when a glass of sherry and a humble sandwich of whatever cold meat in the larder might not come amiss nor taste the worse for being friendly for you know you buy it somewhere and wherever bought a profit must be made or they would never keep the place it stands to reason without a motive still never seen and learnt now not to be expected, for as Mr F.
The first and more obvious event was the widely reported death of the Tanzanian billionaire, media and industrial mogul and philanthropist Dr Reginald Abraham Mengi.
He also thanked Sheikh Abdullah for the cordial reception
and the lengthy discussions they had, pointing out that this was his first official visit to Qatar.