The defense quoted a congratulatory e-mail she sent him as the carnage in Mumbai filled television screens worldwide.
The general reaction among his teammates was congratulatory and warm, but in retrospect surprisingly muted.
ERIK: He texted us about a few weeks ago, just to kind of give us a congratulatory text on “Skydive” and the video.
But it nettled her that everybody should be so congratulatory, and nobody surprised.
"She was mistaken this time, if she never was before," said Bob, with a congratulatory smile.
Then, after breakfast—eaten in an atmosphere of the deepest content—there began a succession of congratulatory ovations.
Even during the morning she received a congratulatory message from the manager.
Their Majesties accomplished the descent amidst the congratulatory blare of the silver trumpets without actual mishap.
Her gasp of astonishment was lost in the chorus of congratulatory cries.
"No sounder lungs in England," said Doctor Mervyn, looking up with a congratulatory smile.