The feeling of freshness and exhilaration
which the cool waters had imparted to him, filled his little being with grateful surprise, and ever after he lost no opportunity to take a daily plunge in lake or stream or ocean when it was possible to do so.
His risk to-night was an equal one but the exhilaration
effect of being ignored, however, was an 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 first effect of freedom, as we have witnessed in Clifford's aimless flight, was a tremulous exhilaration
It might be the exhilaration
of that potent cordial which is distilled only in the furnace-glow of earnest and long-continued thought.
Meanwhile, the three gentlemen behaved in such a manner as proved that the water of the Fountain of Youth possessed some intoxicating qualities; unless, indeed, their exhilaration
of spirits were merely a lightsome dizziness caused by the sudden removal of the weight of years.
In this ceaseless mobility and dislocation Dickens lived out the fraught exhilarations
of the new multiple self that, if in less extreme terms, became a common denominator of modern experience.