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  1. It appeared to me sacrilege so soon to leave the repose, akin to death, of the house of mourning and to rush into the thick of life. – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  2. " Because," said Hircan, " the folly is more agreeable to us, for it is more akin to our own nature, which of itself is never wise. – The Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. IV. (of V.) by Margaret, Queen Of Navarre
  3. There is another aspect of this close akin to that which I have just been dealing with. – Our Unitarian Gospel by Minot Savage
  4. A feeling akin to the home- sickness he had suffered when, a lad of fifteen, he lived through his first storm at sea, in the hold of a cattle- ship, came over him now. – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham
  5. Pity him as much as you like, so that it is not the pity akin to love. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  6. The history of horse- raising in New England is akin to that of any other country, save in one respect. – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle
  7. This abuse of dexterity in the art of modern magic is closely akin to the abuse of toe- dancing in the art of the ballet. – A Book About the Theater by Brander Matthews
  8. With a feeling akin to scorn the captain saw that he was walking with Mrs. Kingdom, while some distance in the rear Jem Hardy followed with Kate. – At Sunwich Port, Complete by W.W. Jacobs
  9. But in later life my feelings on such occasions were rather akin to dismay than to pleasure: heaven help me! – Counsels and Maxims From The Essays Of Arthur Schopenhauer by Arthur Schopenhauer
  10. The silence was, akin to reverence. – The-Motor-Girls-on-a-Tour by Penrose, Margaret
  11. " Next year it was my duty to go abroad again, and I went with some feeling akin to pleasure, for I wished to add to my store. – The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford by Mark Rutherford
  12. Nevertheless the following remarks upon the manners of the Aleoutes- nearly akin to the Eskimos- will better illustrate savage morality as a whole. – Mutual Aid A Factor of Evolution by kniaz' Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin
  13. Are not these two impulses of the heart near akin rather? – From Jest to Earnest by E. P. Roe
  14. Be my origin what it may, I have the intelligence and the desires of one born to freedom, Nothing in me, nothing, is akin to that gross world from which I have escaped! – The Nether World by George Gissing
  15. The regret was not love, but it was certainly akin to other feelings which prepare the way for love. – The Thirteen by Honore de Balzac
  16. There was such a calm at- homeness about him that the thought struck me that he must somehow belong to the place now; and I gazed at him with a feeling akin to awe. – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  17. A secret agitation, akin to shame, stole over them. – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  18. There was something singularly akin in the nature of the girl and the Indian. – The World For Sale, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  19. Farewell to these plains and to innocent freedom, Believe me, my heart was akin to these scenes. – The Hubble-Shue by Christian Carstairs
  20. But the viscount exercised powerful influence over him, and, to tell the truth, inspired him with a form of emotion which was nearly akin to fear. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
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