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Behind, is its own pressure held in leash of spurred on by the lift-shunts; before it, the vacuum where Fleury's Ray dances in violet-green bands and whirled turbillons of flame.
He clasps white hands in his, but no electric "Lulu"-like force holds him bound in their dainty pressure.
It must be added that political pressure had been put upon the University Regents and the President.
Yet I knew that men under hard pressure almost invariably drank.
Some freak of air pressures and air currents, he reflected, had made it possible for the sound to carry so far.
She went back to that hour before Adele had sent for her; and her senses kindled afresh in thinking of Robert's words, the pressure of his arms, and the feeling of his lips upon her own.
Grose--as I did there, over and over, in the small hours-- that with their voices in the air, their pressure on one's heart, and their fragrant faces against one's cheek, everything fell to the ground but their incapacity and their beauty.
Besides this, there was a pressure on my windpipe, which often made my breathing very uncomfortable; when I returned from my work my neck and chest were strained and painful, my mouth and tongue tender, and I felt worn and depressed.
Lecount's questions on the subject of her letter -- the answers wrung from her under the sudden pressure of confusion and alarm -- may be used to Magdalen's prejudice by the woman who purposely startled her into giving the information.
Putting my faith in old saws, as a young man will, I had never dreamed to know again a bliss so divinely passionate and pure as came to me with every glance of Nicolete's sweet eyes, with every simple pressure of her hand; and the joy that was mine when sometimes, stopping on our way, we would press together our lips ever so gravely and tenderly, seems too holy even to speak of.
It was some time before they started for their walk; he kept an arm about her, and their sides were close together as they walked; the sun, the birds, the west wind running among the trees, a pressure, a look, the grasp tightening round a single finger, these things stood them in lieu of thought and filled their hearts with joy.
She was a frigate of great speed, fitted with high-pressure engines which admitted a pressure of seven atmospheres.