1 There was the same candour, the same vivacity, but it was allied to an expression more full of sensibility and intellect.
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2 His wild and enthusiastic imagination was chastened by the sensibility of his heart.
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3 In Arthur Dimmesdale, thought and imagination were so active, and sensibility so intense, that the bodily infirmity would be likely to have its groundwork there.
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4 In other words, Mr. Dimmesdale, whose sensibility of nerve often produced the effect of spiritual intuition, would become vaguely aware that something inimical to his peace had thrust itself into relation with him.
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5 Elinor saw, with concern, the excess of her sister's sensibility; but by Mrs. Dashwood it was valued and cherished.
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6 But it would have broke MY heart, had I loved him, to hear him read with so little sensibility.
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7 They read, they talked, they sang together; his musical talents were considerable; and he read with all the sensibility and spirit which Edward had unfortunately wanted.
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8 He was recalled from wit to wisdom, not by any reproof of hers, but by his own sensibility.
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9 For the first time, since their renewed acquaintance, she felt that she was betraying the least sensibility of the two.
10 Glowing and lovely in sensibility and happiness, and more generally admired than she thought about or cared for, she had cheerful or forbearing feelings for every creature around her.
11 At every new attempt to look about him the same morbid sensibility to light was manifested, and excoriating tears ran down his cheeks.
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12 His unfinished studies had given form to this sensibility and even in his unhappiest moments field and sky spoke to him with a deep and powerful persuasion.
13 Duncan now turned to explain these proposals to his commander, who heard him with amazement, and a sensibility that was deeply touched by so unusual and unexpected generosity.
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14 She felt that Jane's feelings, though fervent, were little displayed, and that there was a constant complacency in her air and manner not often united with great sensibility.
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15 Their gaze began with a defiant note but was confused by what seemed a deliberate swoon of the pupil into the iris, revealing for an instant a temperament of great sensibility.