It was a feeling akin
to what he had felt at the Sloboda Palace during the Emperor's visit- a sense of the necessity of undertaking something and sacrificing something.
If love had not come to her yet, there was at least pity and sympathy, which are nearly akin
I was impelled by that hunger which I have mentioned, and which was akin
to physical hunger, albeit it came often upon me when my stomach was full.
He uttered little crooning noises, alternating with sharp cries akin
to pain, half-ecstatic, half-petulant, as he drew a black clay pipe from a hole in his ear-lobe, and into the bowl of it, with trembling fingers, untwisted and crumbled the cheap leaf of spoiled Virginia crop.
They sought out the painted misery and hugged it as akin
They were brought from over the sea by the fierce Northmen, who were, after all, akin
to the Normans.
They are akin
to the tribes of fairy, survivals of the elder time when the woods and hills swarmed with the little green folk.
The present is akin
the Swallow-Song (XELIDONISMA), sung at the beginning of spring, and answered to the still surviving English May- Day songs.
Leslie laughed--beautiful laughter that seemed akin
to all the mirth that had echoed through the little house in the vanished years.
After dinner, and till the beginning of the evening, Kitty was feeling a sensation akin
to the sensation of a young man before a battle.
To pace the echoing stones from hour to hour, counting the dull chimes of the clocks; to watch the lights twinkling in chamber windows, to think what happy forgetfulness each house shuts in; that here are children coiled together in their beds, here youth, here age, here poverty, here wealth, all equal in their sleep, and all at rest; to have nothing in common with the slumbering world around, not even sleep, Heaven's gift to all its creatures, and be akin
to nothing but despair; to feel, by the wretched contrast with everything on every hand, more utterly alone and cast away than in a trackless desert; this is a kind of suffering, on which the rivers of great cities close full many a time, and which the solitude in crowds alone awakens.
to these are the suggestively-befriended beggars.
Perhaps something akin
to this oppressive feeling may have weighed upon you in watching this old-fashioned family life on the banks of the Floss, which even sorrow hardly suffices to lift above the level of the tragi-comic.
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