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In my ardour, my curious phase of exaltation, I found myself led to make a full confession of the fact that I had become wishful to learn, to KNOW, something, since I had felt hurt at being taken for a chit, a mere baby.
It need not be said that if in the depths of the heart there is a sentiment more tender, it reaches then, quite naturally, the highest exaltation of which it is capable.
And I believe now he would bear the exaltation as well as any poor wise man in an Eastern story.
The brave brewer of whom we are speaking was a visionary; he had moments of exaltation, of inflation, during which he ran over like an over-filled cask; and from the chinks there always escaped some drops of his thoughts, and by the sample the whole of his thought was to be made out.
When I was sixteen I was sent to Geneva to complete my course of education; and the change was a very happy one to me, for the first sight of the Alps, with the setting sun on them, as we descended the Jura, seemed to me like an entrance into heaven; and the three years of my life there were spent in a perpetual sense of exaltation, as if from a draught of delicious wine, at the presence of Nature in all her awful loveliness.
A certain checked and controlled exaltation seemed mingled with the usual level radiance of her glance.
The soul was already a captive before doubt, anguish, or dismay could touch its surrender and its exaltation.
Even the raging of the elements round him appeared to add to his exaltation.
For there example teacheth, company comforteth, emulation quickeneth, glory raiseth: so as in such places the force of custom is in his exaltation.
He chanced to be in a lucid critical mood, and would not sympathize with exaltation.
There was a dreaminess, a pre-occupation, an exaltation, in the maternal look which the girl could not understand.
The strange exaltation of his mood had brought on one of his rare fits of boastfulness.