I cannot explain to you, nor can you understand, unless you too are a horseman, the exhilarating
feeling of well-being which pervaded me from the moment that I commenced riding Ace.
The girls gladly made their escape, for it was not exhilarating
to be surrounded by crowds of strangers, most of whom had a rather alien appearance, as if not quite sure where they belonged.
It was in a back-street off an alley, and although within a stone's throw of Lothbury its immediate surroundings were not exhilarating
of the marker, made up a merry and exhilarating
It was severe work, but of the sort that was exhilarating
Sweetsir--"the horrid weight of the atmosphere, after the exhilarating
air of Paris; the intolerable dirt and dullness of London, you know.
The brisk breeze, the brilliant sky, the flashing blue sea, the sun-bright cliffs and the tawny sands at their feet, the gliding procession of ships on the great marine highway of the English Channel--it was all so exhilarating
, it was all so delightful, that I really believe if I had been by myself I could have danced for joy like a child.
Many another gallon I bought, for Cloudesley and I got into the habit of drinking a certain hot toddy that actually tasted delicious going down and that carried the most exhilarating
The ladies in their rich winter dresses, the smart nursery maids, the lovely children, the ever moving crowd skating on the ice of the Round Pond; it was all so exhilarating
after what I have been used to, that I actually caught myself whistling as I walked through the brilliant scene
Nicholas was not much disposed to sleep--being in truth too anxious-- so, after a little demur, he accepted the offer, and having exchanged a shake of the hand with the young Crummleses, and the manager having on his part bestowed a most affectionate benediction on Smike, he sat himself down opposite to that gentleman by the fireside to assist in emptying the bowl, which soon afterwards appeared, steaming in a manner which was quite exhilarating
to behold, and sending forth a most grateful and inviting fragrance.
The large bare room, with its grim old furniture, the narrow, latticed windows, revealing the dull, grey sky above and the desolate wilderness below, where the dark stone walls and iron gate, the rank growth of grass and weeds, and the hardy evergreens of preternatural forms, alone remained to tell that there had been once a garden, - and the bleak and barren fields beyond might have struck me as gloomy enough at another time; but now, each separate object seemed to echo back my own exhilarating
sense of hope and freedom: indefinite dreams of the far past and bright anticipations of the future seemed to greet me at every turn.
The concluding air was "Dixie," and as the exhilarating
notes tumbled forth they were almost overpowered by a great clapping of hands from almost every table.
To throw one's whole strength and weight on the oars and to feel the boat checked in its forward lunge by the heavy drag behind, was not exactly exhilarating
But in that nervous tension, and in the visions that filled her imagination, there was nothing disagreeable or gloomy: on the contrary there was something blissful, glowing, and exhilarating
As regarded his other qualities, his conversation was certainly not exhilarating