1 There had been stimulation in the noise and the danger of the shelling.
2 His coarse, strong nature craved, and could endure, a continual stimulation, that would have utterly wrecked and crazed a finer one.
3 In short, from that day forth it seemed only by a great effort as of gymnastics, and only under the immediate stimulation of the drug, that I was able to wear the countenance of Jekyll.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis StevensonContext Highlight In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
4 And she used all her aroused cheerfulness and satisfaction to stimulate Clifford, so that he wrote his best at this time, and was almost happy in his strange blind way.
5 Eustacia was not long in guessing that poor Mrs. Yeobright, in her anxiety for her niece's future, had mentioned this lover to stimulate the zeal of the other.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 2: 7 A Coalition between Beauty and Oddness
6 They stimulate him to greater watchfulness, and enhance his power to capture his slave.
7 Trying to stimulate his emotions he looked around.
8 To stimulate wildly weak and untrained minds is to play with mighty fires; to flout their striving idly is to welcome a harvest of brutish crime and shameless lethargy in our very laps.
9 There was too much reason to think that he and Eustacia both were for ever beyond the reach of stimulating perfumes.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
10 Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes
11 There is nothing more stimulating than a case where everything goes against you.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads
12 The invalid sank back upon his cushions, tired out by this long recital, while his nurse poured him out a glass of some stimulating medicine.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
13 Something in her tone reminded me of the other girl's "I think he killed a man," and had the effect of stimulating my curiosity.
14 The bright, cold August day, which had made Anna feel so hopeless, seemed to him keenly stimulating, and refreshed his face and neck that still tingled from the cold water.
15 The complexity of Petersburg, as a rule, had a stimulating effect on him, rousing him out of his Moscow stagnation.