rapture

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So the dream increased in rapture every hour, as Mr Dorrit felt increasingly sensible that this connection had brought him forward indeed.
SCOTLAND track queen SCOTLAND track queen Lynsey Sharp will lap up the Lynsey Sharp will lap up the acclaim at Ibrox tonight acclaim at Ibrox tonight after her silver-medal after her silver-medal heroics had the Hampden heroics had the Hampden crowd in raptures last week.
It's all a far cry from the opening two League games of the season when the Celtic support were in raptures as eight goals were put past Aberdeen and St Johnstone without reply.