exhilaration


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The use of symbols has a certain power of emancipation and exhilaration for all men.
His risk to-night was an equal one but the exhilaration seemed lacking.
effect of being ignored, however, was an exhilaration.
He fought his way up the deck with keen exhilaration.
I went to my club, and joined a convivial party at a supper table, and poured glass after glass of champagne down my throat, without feeling the slightest sense of exhilaration, without losing for an instant the consciousness of my own contemptible conduct.
The exhilaration of battle was agreeable to him, but the sight of the dead, with their clay faces, blank eyes and stiff bodies, which when not unnaturally shrunken were unnaturally swollen, had always intolerably affected him.
I achieved a false exhilaration, drugged myself to merriment.
She lifted her head and stepped lightly along, her eyes fixed on the sunset sky and an air of subdued exhilaration about her.
Besides this effusion, there were innumerable complimentary allusions, also extracted from newspapers, such as--'We observe from an advertisement in another part of our paper of today, that the charming and highly-talented Miss Snevellicci takes her benefit on Wednesday, for which occasion she has put forth a bill of fare that might kindle exhilaration in the breast of a misanthrope.
There was an aspect of subdued exhilaration in her face, that kindled into almost a smile of exalted, glad intelligence as her eye met mine.
There was an exhilaration in the sport that would not be denied.
The effect of the indulgence of this human affection is a certain cordial exhilaration.
Hamel was conscious of a strange exhilaration, a queer upheaval of ideas, an excitement which nothing in his previous life had yet been able to yield him.
The music had started again now, one of those twentieth-century eruptions of sound that begin like a train going through a tunnel and continue like audible electric shocks, that set the feet tapping beneath the table and the spine thrilling with an unaccustomed exhilaration.
I felt little of that sense of freedom and exhilaration which a Scottish heath inspires, or even our English downs awaken.