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Toward morning the nourishment which I still carefully administered wrought its healthful change in her pulse, and composed her to quieter slumbers.
Sometimes my pulse beat so quickly and hardly that I felt the palpitation of every artery; at others, I nearly sank to the ground through languor and extreme weakness.
It was not joy only that possessed me; I felt my flesh tingle with excess of sensitiveness, and my pulse beat rapidly.
Then the doctor felt his patient's pulse once more.
The doctor came every day, felt her pulse, looked at her tongue, and regardless of her grief-stricken face joked with her.
At this invitation, the Crow stepped out and felt Pinocchio's pulse, his nose, his little toe.
a visage, joined to the brawny form of the holy man, spoke rather of sirloins and haunches, than of pease and pulse.
The young gentleman, after anxiously feeling his shirt-collar as if it were his pulse and he were hypochondriacal, observed, 'That he had heard it noticed by fellers.
We differed entirely in the conclusions which we drew from the patient's pulse.
Confess, Marianne, is not there something interesting to you in the flushed cheek, hollow eye, and quick pulse of a fever?
The pulse of the old militia-man throbs with pride as he thinks of the trust you have placed in him, and vows to deserve it.
Yet even now Tess felt the pulse of hopeful like still warm within her; she might be happy in some nook which had no memories.