PASSION in a Sentence

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For PASSION, below is one of 244 sentences:
They loved their respective young men, and their respective young men loved them with all the passion of mental attraction.

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 Meanings and Examples of PASSION
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passion
 n.  strong feeling or emotion ; fervor
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The love which had sprung up in his heart was not the sudden, changeable fancy of a boy, but rather the wild, fierce passion of a man of strong will and imperious temper.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
2  But in his ravaged face she always felt mystery; and in his silence, passion.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 1
3  Guest's eyes brightened, and he sat down at once and studied it with passion.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER INCIDENT OF THE LETTER
4  He was not so honest, he was not so manly, he was not so good-humoured; he substituted cunning for their simplicity, and passion for their safe solid sense.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV
5  All her wildness and passion had subsided; but, though softened, she was not in tears.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
6  She broke into a passion of tears and lamentations: Stephen Blackpool was written in his own hand on the inside.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
7  Another suitor might feel jealousy while he touched this string; but my firm purpose cannot be changed by a passion so childish and so hopeless.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
8  "God's will be done," said Cedric, in a voice tremulous with passion, which Front-de-Boeuf imputed to fear.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
9  Shouldst thou adhere perversely to thy passion for this Rebecca, thou wilt give Beaumanoir the power of expelling thee, and he will not neglect it.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
10  "I weigh not these evils," said Rebecca, afraid to provoke the wild knight, yet equally determined neither to endure his passion, nor even feign to endure it.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIX
11  His face, though partly hidden by a long plume which floated down from his barrel-cap, bore a strong and mingled expression of passion, in which pride seemed to contend with irresolution.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIII
12  They loved their respective young men, and their respective young men loved them with all the passion of mental attraction.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
13  It was the last bit of passion left in these men: the passion for making a display.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
14  The upper classes fascinated her, appealing to her peculiar English passion for superiority.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
15  Not hate: there was no passion in it.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
Example Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
16  The poet expressed his burning passion for the woman he loved.
17  He has fused his musical talent, his passion for humanity, and his community and political activism into an extraordinary, multi-faceted career.
18  Along with a new vision of love, sentimentalism presented a new view of human nature which prized feeling over thinking, passion over reason, and personal instincts over social duties.
19  In his novels and stories, storms rage for years, flowers drift from the skies, tyrants survive for centuries, priests levitate and corpses fail to decompose. And, more plausibly, lovers rekindle their passion after a half-century apart.
20  He alone is happy who commands his passions.
21  She could choose her own partner in matrimony, as long as she gave no utterance to her passions and emotions.
22  Politics and philosophy were his lifelong passions.
23  It is the passions which provide the main impulse of music.
24  Rachel's arrival on the scene had unleashed passions in him that he could scarcely control.
25  The passions may rage furiously, like true heathens, as they are; and the desires may imagine all sorts of vain things: but judgment shall still have the last word in every argument, and the casting vote in every decision.
26  Henever spoke of the softer passions with a gibe and a sneer.
27  There was a young couple on the sofa, kissing passionately.
28  They are all passionately interested in environmental issues.
29  She will talk on the issues she cares passionately about including education and nursery care.
30  Susan and Robert kissed each other passionately.