congratulations

Definitions

  • Congratulations on finding your game again
    Congratulations on finding your game again
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n congratulations an expression of approval and commendation "he always appreciated praise for his work"
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Quotations

  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel%20Hawthorne
    “We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph%20Waldo%20Emerson
    “Be true to your own act and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant to break the monotony of a decorous age.”
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund%20Burke
    “The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we ought to see what it will please them to do, before we risk congratulations.”
  • W. Clement Stone
    W.%20Clement%20Stone
    “We have a problem. Congratulations. But it's a tough problem. Then double congratulations.”
  • William Hazlitt
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    “We grow tired of everything but turning others into ridicule, and congratulating ourselves on their defects.”
  • William M. Thackeray
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    “I never know whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.”

Usage

In literature:

The two kings Janaka and Dasaratha congratulate each other on the victory of Ramachandra.
"Tales from the Hindu Dramatists" by R. N. Dutta
With no third person to praise the feast it was probably dull work congratulating each other on its success.
"A Court of Inquiry" by Grace S. Richmond
Telegrams of congratulation poured in from every quarter.
"Prisoners" by Mary Cholmondeley
Everyone came in to congratulate them.
"The Loom of Youth" by Alec Waugh
He received with too much eagerness the congratulations of easily touched women.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
How can I not congratulate you?
"Can You Forgive Her?" by Anthony Trollope
Horatio often referred to Chicago as a "real live town," and congratulated himself for being part of it.
"One Woman's Life" by Robert Herrick
The new comer was source of congratulation to her ladyship.
"Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House)" by James S. De Benneville
However, my congratulations shall be duly paid.
"The Young Duke" by Benjamin Disraeli
First of all, let me congratulate you that it passed happily and well off.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843)" by Queen Victoria
Adams lived to see his son president, and to receive Jefferson's congratulations on the same.
"Hidden Treasures" by Harry A. Lewis
Allow me to congratulate you, with all my heart, at the fortunate termination to your unjust bondage.
"The Privateer's-Man" by Frederick Marryat
Cook had reason to congratulate himself upon the selection of this route.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
The onlookers crowded up and congratulated the winners, and offered condolence to Patty and Tom.
"Patty's Friends" by Carolyn Wells
I say nothing about our cousin or the baby, for Kate bears this, and will make me a full report and convey all loves and congratulations.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
I shall hope to be able to congratulate you shortly.
"The Giant's Robe" by F. Anstey
A thousand congratulations on having won your bet, my dear fellow!
"Sentimental Education, Volume II" by Gustave Flaubert
This time he had no misgivings and congratulated himself upon his professional cleverness in tracking his man down.
"A Royal Prisoner" by Pierre Souvestre
I beg your Excellency to receive my sincere congratulations upon the evacuation of New York; this grand event completes your glory.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. XI" by Various
The guests lost no time in congratulating him, and every tongue wagged in his favor.
"The Art of Disappearing" by John Talbot Smith
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In poetry:

Stephen
(tasting critically, then nodding).
That is wine!
Let me congratulate you, my good sir,
Upon your exquisite judgment!
"Within and Without: Part II: A Dramatic Poem" by George MacDonald
We've met to greet our friend, T.J.,
And tender our congratulations,
Without forgetting Phebe A.,
In our most heartfelt salutations.
"Kind Gentlemen And Ladies Fair" by David John Scott
"Forgive these yells and cellar-flaps:
I'm always thrown in some such state
When on his face well-meaning chaps
This wretched man congratulate.
"An Unfortunate Likeness" by William Schwenck Gilbert
My child, I join in these congratulations:
Heed not the tear that dims this aged eye!
Old memories crowd upon me. Though I sorrow,
'Tis for myself, Aline, and not for thee!
"The Sorcerer: Act I" by William Schwenck Gilbert
The collection of materials
The sorting of minerals
The naming of substances
The enumeration of all these
And the congratulation of all those
Who live in a certain part of a certain place
"To Make A Bridge" by Charles Madge
I congratulate you,
'Twas a hard labour, but 'tis out at last;
The pangs of the delivery won't hurt you.
Go on with undiminished zeal, and people
Heaven, when no longer fit to people earth.
"Nathan The Wise - Act III" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

In news:

Congratulations to Michael W Smith and his entire family on the birth of their 7th Grandchild, Kate Victoria Mooring.
Congratulations to Jamie Clark of Orchard Park who won a pair of tickets to tonight's Buffalo Sabres playoff game against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Congratulations to all newly promoted members.
Father John Naus, a longtime campus figure at Marquette University, is congratulated by former Marquette University President Father Robert Wild as the university gives him a retirement send-off Tuesday, his 88th birthday.
Congratulations to Gary Watson winner of the grill.
Congratulations to Christy and Bryan Wiskeman, the new owners of Gulliver 's Books on College Road.
Congratulations to you and the Public Opinion for printing it.
The president said he had called to congratulate Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan on a hard -fought campaign.
Congratulations to the new Mr and Mrs Nathan McKinsie on their wedding Saturday at the Barn in Jarrettsville.
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) congratulates the Senate for taking positive action toward securing our borders and enforcing our immigration laws.
Graduate Anrie Anderson receives congratulations from Hemet Unified School District Board President Bill Sanborn and Board Vice President Marilyn Forst.
Scott County's Dierries Dumphord, left, congratulated Kevo Edwards on his second-quarter touchdown.
Mitt Romney's campaign can be congratulated on fulfilling a summer campaign promise — to speak its mind in campaign ads, regardless of what outsiders said.
Congratulations to the Hawaiian monk seal —now our official state mammal.
I have a some things to offer for your consideration but first want to congratulate the players for getting some silverware this season.
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In science:

Congratulations, Jerry! This work was supported in part by CONACyT under pro ject No. 32416-E.
Shape phase transitions and random interactions
We hope that Mike Keane will read this paper to discover that phrase, as well as our congratulations and best wishes.
Strong invariance principle for dependent random fields
We congratulate the authors on a review of convergence rates for Gibbs sampling routines.
Comment: On Random Scan Gibbs Samplers
We congratulate Imai, King and Nall on a valuable paper which will help to improve the design and analysis of cluster randomized studies.
Comment: The Essential Role of Pair Matching in Cluster-Randomized Experiments, with Application to the Mexican Universal Health Insurance Evaluation
We congratulate Morris and Tang for an interesting addition to empirical Bayes methods, and for tackling a difficult and nagging problem in variance estimation.
Discussion of "Estimating Random Effects via Adjustment for Density Maximization" by C. Morris and R. Tang
We congratulate the authors for preparing an insightful and informative paper on the ADM method.
Discussion of "Estimating Random Effects via Adjustment for Density Maximization" by C. Morris and R. Tang
Acknowledgements We congratulate our colleagues in the CERN accelerator departments for the excellent performance of the LHC machine.
Combined search for the quarks of a sequential fourth generation
I congratulate all of you, the management, the machine crew and the large number of enthusiastic young researchers who have made this miracle possible.
Experimental Conference Summary
I would like to thank the organisers for the invitation here to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of IFT, UNESP, and for the splendid organisation and technical facilities. I would also like to congratulate them for their coup in organising as opening event the victory for the Brazilian football team in the World Cup.
Duality and Lorentzian Kac-Moody Algebras
Our congratulations to the organizers for such a beautiful meeting.
Discussion: Star Formation Within Galaxies
It is a pleasure to congratulate Augusto García and Arnulfo Z epeda to their 60th birthday, and to thank the organizers for inviting me to a very enjoyable meeting.
Electroweak Standard Model and Precision Tests
This whole area of research is an appropriate and timely topic for the first in this series of symposia. I congratulate the organizers, and in particular Luis Ho, for putting together such an interesting program of talks and posters.
Coevolution of Black Holes and Galaxies: Conference Summary
I am deeply indebted to Mrs Hiltscher and Bernd Lewandowski for their help in preparing this talk and congratulate the organisers for a superb conference.
The End of the Constituent Quark Model?
On behalf of the participants, congratulations again to Steve Drasco for winning the Best Student Talk award.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society
All the students gave outstanding talks, congratulations to each of them.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society
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