Usage examples for passionate

  1. We are not passionate to cross them save for the sake of adventure; but we are passionate to defend them. – Hills and the Sea by H. Belloc
  2. Passionate she might be, and therefore in the heat of the moment might be led to do a terrible deed. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  3. I sat beside her on a stone, and I then declared my passionate love for her. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  4. He was standing where she left him, both hands locked together till they were white with the passionate pressure. – Moods by Louisa May Alcott
  5. Her eyes are gazing with passionate question into his. – A Little Rebel by Mrs. Hungerford
  6. The thought rushed through Faith's heart with passionate longing. – The Beggar Man by Ruby Mildred Ayres
  7. His reply was short and passionate;- and the reader shall see it. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  8. But what he did was done with passionate devotion. – In Mesopotamia by Martin Swayne
  9. They sounded passionate and bitter, yet his arm was still on his father's shoulder; but the Major pushed him back now. – The Northern Light by E. Werner
  10. The passionate weeping ceased, and the proud, sad face grew calm and still. – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  11. Why should not there be passionate love between us? – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  12. If a passionate person give you ill language, you ought rather to pity than be angry with him, for anger is a species of disease. – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  13. After the elevator had clanged its way down with Bruce and Margaret, Patricia turned with a passionate gesture to the others. – Miss Pat at Artemis Lodge by Pemberton Ginther
  14. It may have been that he had naturally an ill temper; it may have been that the sorrows of his long life or the sufferings of his long illness had rendered him extremely irritable; but in his old age he had become unusually violent and passionate. – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  15. She took his hands with passionate tenderness, and pressed them to her lips. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  16. He shuddered as the passionate notes swept over his senses. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  17. Though, by the way, it was at that very dance that she had met that man who had said such passionate words to her as she had never heard from any other. – Bertha Garlan by Arthur Schnitzler
  18. Passionate sobs rise in her throat, and almost overcome her. – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess