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For the delectation of the emperor he wrote, about 1211, his Otia Imperialia in three parts.
When a man has had produced before him for his own and sole delectation any article or articles, how can he avoid eulogium?
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
Helen smiled in her sleeve, and laid the little discussion away in her memory for "Motherdie's" delectation.
He and Edwards of Andover will no doubt furnish some grand-stand plays for the delectation of their followers.
Its feeding trough was made of gold, and capons and pea-hens were specially fattened for its delectation.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
The earth seemed to have been ransacked for our delectation.
A CABINET SECRETGUY BOOTHBY
At meal time the exasperating brown bread was invariably offered for my delectation, and that I regarded as a personal affront.
MY FRIENDS AT BROOK FARMJOHN VAN DER ZEE SEARS
Others make it a source of intellectual delectation, and the means of hearing one or two striking sermons each week.
Halfway to the door he opened it and glanced at the sensational menu spread out for his delectation upon the front page.
THE REST HOLLOW MYSTERYREBECCA N. PORTER
It is now believed that such stories were written for the delectation of the Hearst Syndicate, and had no basis in fact.

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