I want a breath of our passion
to stir their dust into consciousness, to wake their ashes into pain.
A common passion
or interest will, in almost every case, be felt by a majority of the whole; a communication and concert result from the form of government itself; and there is nothing to check the inducements to sacrifice the weaker party or an obnoxious individual.
Certainly neither rich men--those sultans of society who fill their harems--nor middle-class men, who follow the well-beaten high- road of prejudices; nor women who, not choosing to understand the passions
of artists, impose the yoke of their virtues upon men of genius, imagining that the two sexes are governed by the same laws.
Oh, if men would but understand the mysterious passions
of her tender heart, and see the poem which lurks in each of her little tears
They parted; the Indian girl in tears, and the madcap trapper more than ever, with his thwarted passion
Lilla was next to Mimi in his hate--Lilla, the harmless, tender-hearted, sweet-natured girl, whose heart was so full of love for all things that in it was no room for the passions
of ordinary life--whose nature resembled those doves of St.
He imagined there had been some misunderstanding between Louis and La Valliere in the park, which had resulted in a slight quarrel; and that the king, who was not ordinarily sulky by disposition, but completely absorbed by his passion
for La Valliere, had taken a dislike to every one because his mistress had shown herself offended with him.
which more than all others caused you to waver on the path of virtue," said the Mason.
And, seeing man thus as a part of nature, elevated and solemnized in proportion as his daily life and occupations brought him into companionship with permanent natural objects, he was able to appreciate passion
in the lowly.
There is nothing very complex or stimulating about the passion
of war, when men kill one another unseen; where you feel the sting in your heart which comes from God knows where, and you crumple up, with never a chance to have a go at the chap who has potted you from the trenches, or behind a rock, a thousand yards off.
You remember that passion
or spirit appeared at first sight to be a kind of desire, but now we should say quite the contrary; for in the conflict of the soul spirit is arrayed on the side of the rational principle.
How we glow over these novels of passion
, when the story is told with any spark of truth and nature
She had not been many times in the captain's company before she was seized with this passion
Although all Vronsky's inner life was absorbed in his passion
, his external life unalterably and inevitably followed along the old accustomed lines of his social and regimental ties and interests.
All thy passions
in the end became virtues, and all thy devils angels.