1 In some way he depended upon the excitement He could arouse in her hysterical nature.
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2 It was a deed dastardly enough to arouse Southern blood, which gives its horror of rape as excuse for lawlessness, but she was an Afro-American.
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3 She hoped he would be asleep that she might arouse him with her caresses.
4 The heavens were still studded with stars, when Hawkeye came to arouse the sleepers.
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5 There could be seen a certain stiffness in the movements of his body, as if he were taking infinite care not to arouse the passion of his wounds.
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6 Occasionally, in this low-arched hall, a soldier would arouse and turn his body to a new position, the experience of his sleep having taught him of uneven and objectionable places upon the ground under him.
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7 The men, pitching forward insanely, had burst into cheerings, moblike and barbaric, but tuned in strange keys that can arouse the dullard and the stoic.
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8 It was some trouble to arouse the little sleeper; but, after some effort, he sat up, and was playing with his bird, while his mother was putting on her bonnet and shawl.
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9 It took no inconsiderable perseverance to arouse the inmates; but at last the respectable proprietor appeared, and undid the door.
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10 Her baby raised himself up against her, and stroked her cheeks with his little hands; and, springing up and down, crowing and chatting, seemed determined to arouse her.
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11 Even the slightest word of encouragement from Alexander Petrovitch could throw a lad into a transport of tremulous joy, and arouse in him an honourable emulation of his fellows.
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12 Farming details did not arouse any aversion in him; he used even to dream with pleasure of work on the land, but at this time his brain was swarming with other ideas.
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13 He was aghast at his hesitation and, trying to arouse his former devotional feeling, prostrated himself before the Gates of the Temple.
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14 I have been and always shall be independent; but to go against his will and arouse his anger, now that he may perhaps remain with us such a short time, would destroy half my happiness.
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15 Much that they remembered had slipped from her mind, and what she recalled did not arouse the same poetic feeling as they experienced.
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