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The men asked him to give his version of it, and he did so with great vivacity for the sight of five small hot whiskies was very exhilarating.
But in that nervous tension, and in the visions that filled her imagination, there was nothing disagreeable or gloomy: on the contrary there was something blissful, glowing, and exhilarating.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The sounds, which he had not heard for so long, had an even more pleasurable and exhilarating effect on Rostov than the previous sounds of firing.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The discovery gave her an immediate illusion of activity: it was exhilarating to think that she had actually a reason for hurrying home.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Then he seemed quite inspired, though the burial customs of the ancients, to which the conversation had strayed, might not be considered an exhilarating topic.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
She had replaced the city hall project by an entirely new and highly exhilarating thought of how little was done for these unpicturesque poor.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
And by those negations, considered along with the affirmative fact of his prodigious bulk and power, you can best form to yourself the truest, though not the most exhilarating conception of what the most exalted potency is.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Thus, for different reasons, what was to the rest an exhilarating movement was to these two a riding upon the whirlwind.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
The men scampered in insane fever of haste, racing as if to achieve a sudden success before an exhilarating fluid should leave them.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
The wine of life, henceforth to be presented to her lips, must be indeed rich, delicious, and exhilarating, in its chased and golden beaker, or else leave an inevitable and weary languor, after the lees of bitterness wherewith she had been drugged, as with a cordial of intensest potency.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context