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NEWS

Abbreviation for:
Nights, Evenings and Weekends Service (Out of Hours)
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After a slight preparation for good news, the letter was read aloud.
My landlady complimented me upon the good news however, that I had heard he was well.
Ah, dear friends, we are in sad want of good news about God; and what does other good news signify if we haven't that?
I have written a line to your dear mother, Gerald, to tell her your good news, and to say she really must come to dinner.
That is good news however; I will ride over tomorrow, and ask him to dinner on Thursday.
The first good news the world and mankind received was that which the angels announced on the night that was our day, when they sang in the air, 'Glory to God in the highest, and peace on earth to men of good-will;' and the salutation which the great Master of heaven and earth taught his disciples and chosen followers when they entered any house, was to say, 'Peace be on this house;' and many other times he said to them, 'My peace I give unto you, my peace I leave you, peace be with you;' a jewel and a precious gift given and left by such a hand: a jewel without which there can be no happiness either on earth or in heaven.
I am very glad you have brought good news, though Schmidt's death is a heavy price to pay for the victory.
Breathless, Phlipote comes in secret with the good news.
The punch threw me in a strong sweat and a deep slumber; the good people let me lie; and it was near noon of the next day before I took the road, my throat already easier and my spirits quite restored by good fare and good news.
I confess I was greatly surprised with this good news, and had scarce power to speak to him for some time; but at last I said to him, "How do you know this?
I gave good news of him for thirty years runnin', but aunt Achsy Tarbox had a ferretin' cousin that went out to Tombstone for her health, and she wrote to a postmaster, or to some kind of a town authority, and found Jim and wrote back aunt Achsy all about him and just how unfortunate he'd been.
To this you answered, O swineherd Eumaeus, "Old man, you will neither get paid for bringing good news, nor will Ulysses ever come home; drink your wine in peace, and let us talk about something else.