An irrepressible tremor gradually pervaded
my frame; and, at length, there sat upon my very heart an incubus of utterly causeless alarm.
The recuperative power which pervaded
organic nature was surely not denied to maidenhood alone.
As soon as Nicholas entered, he was enfolded in that poetic atmosphere of love which pervaded
the Rostov household that winter and, now after Dolokhov's proposal and Iogel's ball, seemed to have grown thicker round Sonya and Natasha as the air does before a thunderstorm.
That she knew that we were about to return to Pellucidar was evident, for immediately her manner changed from that of habitual gloom that had pervaded
her, to an almost human expression of contentment and delight.
It entertained many visitors, who invariably went away with their souls filled with ecstasy over the atmosphere of sweetness and light that pervaded
The smell of oil, stifling in its intensity, pervaded
The theory is something like this: Space is pervaded
by luminiferous ether, which is a material thing--as much a substance as air or water, though almost infinitely more attenuated.
On the 31st of October, at ten o'clock in the morning, the troop disembarked on the quays of Tampa Town; and one may imagine the activity which pervaded
that little town, whose population was thus doubled in a single day.
The sun now set: a freezing cold, though of short duration pervaded
the whole creation; it was like a horrid gust coming from a burial-vault on a warm summer's day--but all around the mountains retained that wonderful green tone which we see in some old pictures, and which, should we not have seen a similar play of color in the South, we declare at once to be unnatural.
Running into the marsh among the familiar scents of roots, marsh plants, and slime, and the extraneous smell of horse dung, Laska detected at once a smell that pervaded
the whole marsh, the scent of that strong-smelling bird that always excited her more than any other.
His face was thin and haggard; but an indescribable air of jaunty impudence and perfect self- possession pervaded
the whole man.
The group, which included Earth First eco-terrorist Dave Foreman, came up with what Stolzenberg described as "several sobering premises," including: "That human influence had utterly pervaded
The judges, on balance, felt that this had successfully been achieved, and that a feeling of serenity pervaded
the design, doubtless helped by the simplicity of the plan and the cloister reference in what is in part, at least, a community resource.
Despite an occasional roar of girl-power from the 80-percent-female audience, a sense of nonevent pervaded
the joint, and the trio - bouncy Beyonce, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams - caused few sparks.
Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs are complaining that the school is pervaded
with fundamentalist Christianity and that non-Christians are made to feel like second-class citizens.