1 But hitherto the emotion had remained in him as a silent ache, veiling with sadness the beauty that evoked it.
2 As she stood, hesitant, wondering where she could hide until the ache in her breast subsided a little, a thought came to her, bringing a small ray of hope.
3 If they fell a little short of this, it was not their fault, for no one could take out of her heart the ache that throbbed whenever Ashley's name was mentioned.
4 She must not let them come to life now; there was all the rest of her life ahead of her in which they could ache.
5 For a brief instant Scarlett saw the long hot days in the cotton field, felt again the terrible ache in her back, the raw bruised flesh of her shoulders.
6 Some of them lacked an arm or a leg or an eye, many had scars which would ache in rainy weather if they lived for seventy years but these seemed small matters now.
7 Sometimes my arms ache all night from tugging at him.
8 But there were some nights when even brandy would not still the ache in her heart, the ache that was even stronger than fear of losing the mills, the ache to see Tara again.
9 Now he suddenly felt the latent ache, and realized that after all he had not come off unhurt.
10 The oldest boy takes a mouth-organ out of his coat pocket, wipes the tobacco crumbs off, and plays "Marching through Georgia" till every head in the car begins to ache.
11 At mid-morning, when she was momentarily free from the ache in her neck and back, she was glad of the reality of work.
12 The lightning flashes through my skull; mine eye-balls ache and ache; my whole beaten brain seems as beheaded, and rolling on some stunning ground.
13 I tried to go to sleep, but the jolting made me bite my tongue, and I soon began to ache all over.
14 I knew my hands would ache terribly if I went near a fire.
15 His unappreciated worth was the tender secret Larry shared with his sweethearts, and he was always able to make some foolish heart ache over it.
My Antonia By Willa CatherContext Highlight In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: II