1 He sleeps," she said; "nature exhausted by sufferance and the waste of spirits, his wearied frame embraces the first moment of temporary relaxation to sink into slumber.
2 Had not the arrival of the Grand Master been so unexpectedly sudden, he would have seen nothing at Templestowe which might have appeared to argue any relaxation of discipline.
3 And he would gaze on her with wide, childish eyes, in a relaxation of madonna-worship.
4 It was sheer relaxation on his part, letting go all his manhood, and sinking back to a childish position that was really perverse.
5 But a man needed occasional relaxation, he informed Mrs. Pontellier, and every now and again he drummed up a pretext to bring him to the city.
6 Victor Lebrun, who happened to be in the city, bent upon relaxation, had accepted with alacrity.
7 It was a great help to a person who had to toil all the week to be able to look forward to some such relaxation as this on Saturday nights.
8 And at once in the conversation with the aide-de-camp Oblonsky had a sense of relaxation and relief after the conversation with Levin, which always put him to too great a mental and spiritual strain.
9 Well," said Ignatius Gallaher, "it's a relaxation to come over here, you know.
10 Out of the twenty Musketeers sixteen, when this took place, rejoiced greatly at this relaxation; but the other four cursed it heartily.
11 His idea of relaxation is working with his fretsaw.
12 And this was possible through the prudence of the English king and the wise ordinances of his kingdom, which never in time of peace relaxes its warlike discipline.
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13 She stood silent, her hands lying cold and relaxed in his.
14 Her hands trembled with fright as she held the letter closer, but as she read the next paragraph she relaxed.
15 She lay relaxed for a moment, trying to summon anger to her aid, trying to draw on her strength.