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Then when nature around me is smiling, The last smile which answers to mine, I do not believe it beguiling, Because it reminds me of shine; And when winds are at war with the ocean, As the breasts I believed in with me, If their billows excite an emotion, It is that they bear me from thee.
And I showed him a couple of sovereigns: I longed to offer him twenty, but feared to excite his suspicions.
Nothing excites her; and yet she is not happy; some days it makes one miserable only to look at her
Well, well, he excites my curiosity, and I must really know before I leave him.
There is something nasty, something wrong, in the feeling she excites in me.
A party of old women excites you still as though you were three.
But most of us are apt to settle within ourselves that the man who blocks our way is odious, and not to mind causing him a little of the disgust which his personality excites in ourselves.
antipathies it excites in others, itself without sentiment or emotion.
Envy, they say, excites me, thus to gain Companions of my misery and woe
Again: I see this Athletic Education of yours made a matter of public celebration in schools and colleges; and I ask any unprejudiced witness to tell me which excites most popular enthusiasm, and which gets the most prominent place in the public journals--the exhibition, indoors
Talking excites me--I am hysterical; I shall be better alone.
Nevertheless, such a conclusion, even if well founded, would be unsatisfactory, until it could be shown how the innumerable species inhabiting this world have been modified, so as to acquire that perfection of structure and coadaptation which most justly excites our admiration.