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To the delight of art lovers, many of New York City’s major museums have reopened.The most poignant art in New York right now is from the city sanitation department|Anne Quito|September 11, 2020|Quartz
Back-to-school time is usually greeted with delight by children and parents.
A friend of yours told me that they’ve watched with delight and surprise as you’ve evolved from a sort of angsty younger person, into someone who’s more contented and genial and a happy grandfather, specifically.
Day or night, hail or fog, mold or rain, light can take a wide variety of paths, sometimes yielding optical delights.Explainer: Rainbows, fogbows and their eerie cousins|Matthew Cappucci|May 1, 2020|Science News For Students
His surprise marriage to theater director Sophie Hunter may have broken hearts, but the squeals of delight were even louder.All Your Internet Boyfriends Are Taken: Gosling, Cumberbatch, and now Joseph Gordon-Levitt|Melissa Leon|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Then they sat down at the dinner table and ate with delight.In New Brothers Grimm 'Snow White', The Prince Doesn't Save Her|The Brothers Grimm|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But I also want jazz to be loved and enjoyed, to serve as a source of enchantment and delight.
Yet even as her mother lobbed insults, Melissa was shown looking on, delight and pride in her eyes.Melissa Rivers: Life After Joan—A Funny, Moving Celebration on a Special 'Fashion Police'|Tim Teeman|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The tomatoes' crunch and tang add new dimensions of delight.The Ultimate Southern Cheeseburger Created in South Carolina|Jane & Michael Stern|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mongan looked on the Hag of the Mill with delight and affection.Irish Fairy Tales|James Stephens
While there, her one delight was to see the King as often as possible, and to listen to praise of his many noble deeds.The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete|Madame La Marquise De Montespan
The result was that Mr. Wallace made preparations to go by air, much to the delight of Bob and Joe.Secrets of the Andes|James H. Foster
Avice was in a state of excitement and delight through the whole time.Our Little Lady|Emily Sarah Holt
At length this hero-brother had obtained leave of absence to visit Aurungpore, and great was the delight of both.The Disputed V.C.|Frederick P. Gibbon