Suddenly we were aroused
by a loud rustling noise, and starting up, saw that it was caused by an immense snake which was gliding towards us over the sand.
Also the Page, aroused
by my cries, had left his room, and under pretext of ascertaining whether I had fallen somewhere in a faint, was prying into the cabinet in my study.
Had a green Martian woman desired to show dislike or contempt she would, in all likelihood, have done it with a sword thrust or a movement of her trigger finger; but as their sentiments are mostly atrophied it would have required a serious injury to have aroused
such passions in them.
The sight of the civilized girl and the dapper, khaki clad Englishman had aroused
in Korak memories long dormant.
A plot of this kind would, doubtless, satisfy the moral sense, but it would inspire neither pity nor fear; for pity is aroused
by unmerited misfortune, fear by the misfortune of a man like ourselves.
After a time he aroused
, for some part, and the things about him began to take form.
Aramis easily aroused
Athos, whose sleep was light, like that of all persons of a finely organized constitution.
He had been gazing at the red embers as intently as if his past life were all pictured there, or as if it were a prospect of the future world, when little Alice's voice aroused
Kantos Kan was confident now that the man's ambitions were fully aroused
and that nothing short of the title of Jeddak of Helium would satisfy him.
The least noise aroused
his suspicions, and he questioned even the slightest rustling of the leaves.
He was very emotional, yet his feeling, so easily aroused
, had in it something absurd, so that you accepted his kindness, but felt no gratitude.
A decidedly vivid sensation of cold in the part of his body which was in contact with the pavement, suddenly aroused
him and caused his spirit to return to the surface.
He feebly moved his leg and uttered a weak, sickly groan which aroused
his own pity.
No sign of elation disturbed his phlegmatic calm, yet inwardly he was aroused
to joy by the proof he had just heard that "Lady" really was within.
With a single act he could rid himself of the man whom he had come to look upon as a rival, whose physical beauty aroused
his envy and jealousy; he could remove, in the person of Professor Maxon, the parental obstacle which might either prevent his obtaining the girl, or make serious trouble for him in case he took her by force, and at the same time he could transfer to the girl's possession the fortune which was now her father's--and he could accomplish it all without tainting his own hands with the blood of his victims.