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Finding her own sensations exactly like those described in the book as symptoms of the direst diseases, she put it by in alarm, and took up a novel, which was free from the fault she had found in the lectures, inasmuch as none of the emotions it described in the least resembled any she had ever experienced.
The entire ship's crew were undergoing a nervous excitement, of which I can give no idea: they could not eat, they could not sleep--twenty times a day, a misconception or an optical illusion of some sailor seated on the taffrail, would cause dreadful perspirations, and these emotions, twenty times repeated, kept us in a state of excitement so violent that a reaction was unavoidable.
Alas, her emotions were wholly personal: she was thinking only of Villefort's departure.
See that you forget nothing," said Athos, appearing to look about him, that he might hide his emotion.
Perhaps his handsome face was as much illuminated by the consciousness of this emotion as by the deeper feeling he actually experienced, while he replied,--
replied the young man, and he fled, endeavoring to master his emotion.
The first time he sat down beside her to contemplate her silently, she said, in a voice of some emotion, after a long pause:--
The girl's cheeks burned to the breeze, and she could not look into his eyes for her emotion.
Kennedy, with his hair blown wildly about his face, looked on without speaking; but the doctor had regained all his daring in the midst of this deadly peril, and not a sign of his emotion was betrayed in his countenance, even when, after a last violent twirl, the Victoria stopped suddenly in the midst of a most unlooked-for calm; the north wind had abruptly got the upper hand, and now drove her back with equal rapidity over the route she had traversed in the morning.
The love of parents for their children is the only emotion which is quite disinterested.
Aramis, overwhelmed by anxiety, contemplated with emotion the painful struggle that was taking place in Philippe's mind.
Anna Mikhaylovna regarded the refined sadness that united her son to the wealthy Julie with emotion, and resignation to the Divine will.