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My dear, I'm glad and thankful you've done with that dreadful, dangerous game.

On the day her mother died she told herself she was glad and thankful.

But for her it was a blessed release, and we can only be thankful.

The weight on my mind was removed, and I felt happy and thankful.

"I cannot tell you how thankful I am to you, Mr. Hardy," said Mrs. Weston, as he concluded.

And now, George, you don't know how thankful I am that you are different to what you were.

You won't suffer in that way, and ought to be thankful that you are under a good roof.

You ought to be thankful you can walk at all, and that you won't limp all your life.

I am thankful, for it was too much of a task, too heavy a burden on my shoulders.

Jim DID cry, and rip and dance and carry on, he was so thankful and out of his mind for joy.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English þancfulle; see thank + -ful. Related: Thankfully; thankfulness.

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