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I could have groaned, too, for I was suffering intense pain both from my foot and knees; but horses are used to bear their pain in silence.
This made a scene of intense activity, a picture of human power wonderful to watch.
Has my intense sympathy with your interests made my perceptions prophetic?
It seems the minds of these people are so taken up with intense speculations, that they neither can speak, nor attend to the discourses of others, without being roused by some external taction upon the organs of speech and hearing; for which reason, those persons who are able to afford it always keep a flapper
when the animal spirits seemed utterly in abeyance) to that species of energetic concision--that abrupt, weighty, unhurried, and hollow-sounding enunciation--that leaden, self- balanced and perfectly modulated guttural utterance, which may be observed in the lost drunkard, or the irreclaimable eater of opium, during the periods of his most intense excitement.
The monster emerged some fathoms from the water, and then threw out that very intense but mysterious light mentioned in the report of several captains.
Once or twice I had a feeling of intense fear for which I could perceive no definite reason.
Many think that in some way they are able to generate an intense heat in a chamber of practically absolute non-conductivity.
The chief characteristics of his poetry are intense concentration, a vivid power of impressionism, and a strong leaning in the direction of the occult.
I will explain; the enjoyment was just from the too intense consciousness of one's own degradation; it was from feeling oneself that one had reached the last barrier, that it was horrible, but that it could not be otherwise; that there was no escape for you; that you never could become a different man; that even if time and faith were still left you to change into something different you would most likely not wish to change; or if you did wish to, even then you would do nothing; because perhaps in reality there was nothing for you to change into.
She looked marvellously beautiful in her deep mourning dress, and Morrel experienced such intense delight in gazing upon her that he felt as if he could almost have dispensed with the conversation of her grandfather.
The cold was so intense that they had frequently to dismount and travel on foot, lest they should freeze in their saddles.