Usage examples for exhale

  1. His very person seemed to exhale, not sanctity, but virility. – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  2. He did not exhale in words. – Charles Lamb by Barry Cornwall
  3. As those dim Lemur- Vapours that exhale From the rank grasses rotting o'er the Dead, And startle midnight with the mocking show Of the still, shrouded bones that sleep below- So the wan image which the Vision bore Was outlined from the air, no more Than served to make the loathing sense a bond Between the world of life, and grislier worlds beyond. – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  4. These ladies seemed to exhale an atmosphere of uncompromising and aggressive virtue. – By Veldt and Kopje by William Charles Scully
  5. It is true that my waters exhale and are renewed from one season to another; but are your features the same, absolutely the same, from year to year? – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  6. These are no sighs that I thus eternally exhale. – Stories from the Italian Poets: With Lives of the Writers, Vol. 2 by Leigh Hunt
  7. Obenreizer's enthusiasm entreated permission to exhale itself, English fashion, in a toast. – No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins
  8. Do sound trees exhale it, certain kinds, when the sap starts, or must they have been cut or bruised, if not by the axe, perhaps by the winter winds and the ice storms? – The Jonathan Papers by Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris
  9. The wordless despair which seemed to exhale from him inspired the inference. – Footsteps of Fate by Louis Couperus
  10. That organ has only to exhale, in its degree, a fostering tropic air in order to produce complications almost beyond reckoning. – The Awkward Age by Henry James
  11. There is no stuffy germ- laden air there, out in the sage; one is glad to live, simply to breathe it in and exhale and breathe again. – Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by E. L. Kolb
  12. I'd rather have it than a preacher; keeps the boys together, and makes 'um a deal better contented, he adds, beginning to exhale the fumes from his weed. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  13. A thing that happened a year ago may transpire to- day, that is, it may " become known through unnoticed channels, exhale, as it were, through invisible pores like a vapor or a gas disengaging itself." – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  14. It was too much, however, to hope that passions which had been so fiercely bubbling during fifty years would subside at once, and that the most intense religious hatreds that ever existed would exhale with the proclamation of truce. – History of the United Netherlands, 1609 by John Lothrop Motley
  15. The earth can radiate its heat, and receive and be steeped in the falling dew only when the sky is not overcast; but our heavens are so thick with clouds that our spirits can exhale no warmth into the Infinite, nor drink in any balm descending from the Unseen. – Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe by Sabine Baring-Gould