Usage examples for pleasurable

  1. And thus the hours passed in a whirl of pleasurable excitement, until Louis actually imagined himself in love with her, and found himself one pleasant afternoon offering her his hand and heart. – Minnie's Sacrifice by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
  2. On the contrary it is a pleasurable life in which work is as much enjoyed as is recreation. – The Planet Mars and its Inhabitants A Psychic Revelation by Eros Urides and J. L. Kennon
  3. Three days passed with his friend at Yokohama were, Hearn declares, the most pleasurable in a pilgrimage of forty- seven years. – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard
  4. This is one of the most pleasurable moments in life. – The Complete Golfer [1905] by Harry Vardon
  5. The days of preparation for departure to the fishing were days of keen and pleasurable anticipation for the boys. – Bobby of the Labrador by Dillon Wallace
  6. With the distinctly pleasurable sensation of being still alive he found himself standing upright upon an uneven floor of masonry. – Romance Island by Zona Gale
  7. Morning and day were full of work, study, or that pleasurable idleness which for the artist is so often his best inspiration. – Life of Robert Browning by William Sharp
  8. Boone's face, which had flushed into pleasurable surprise at the sight of his visitor, fell at the gravity of the voice. – The Tempering by Charles Neville Buck
  9. He looked forward to the change with pleasurable excitement. – Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain
  10. It was a rare thing for Joan to cry; the easy tears which rose to her sisters' eyes in response to any emotion, pleasurable or the reverse, these were not for her. – The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  11. When we had finished, we rose from table, astonished to find we had been engaged for three hours in a pleasurable occupation, which all would willingly have prolonged; but at last we had to part, and after many compliments they all went upon their way, in order to be in time for the theatre. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  12. " Excitement" is, perhaps, too strong a word for my feelings: there was a pleasurable anticipation on my part, a looking forward to a more decorous, a more luxurious existence; a certain impatience at the delays inevitable in building. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. Destructive consumption may be pleasurable for the moment, but does not satisfy. – The Cost of Shelter by Ellen H. Richards
  14. He knew that he would find an old woman there, whom he often met in pleasurable places. – Eastern Shame Girl The Wedding of Ya-Nei; A Strange Destiny; The Error of the Embroidered Slipper; The Counterfeit Old Woman; The Monastery of the Esteemed-Lotus; A Complicated Marriage by Charles Georges Souli
  15. She finds an opportunity a minute later, when the colonel lingers to get the shawl she- perhaps purposely- left behind, to say in a low tone: I was cruel- forgive me- forget that foolish word, and while what she utters gives him a pleasurable feeling, and brings the color into his set face, he only smiles, as he answers: Willingly, Lady Ruth. – Miss Caprice by St. George Rathborne
  16. " That, at least, is the real stuff," thought Beaumaroy as he eyed it in pleasurable anticipation. – The Secret of the Tower by Hope, Anthony
  17. Harry had made love to her here, and she had found it pleasurable enough. – The Coast of Chance by Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain
  18. In one we see the newly created and lovely Eve standing by the side of the sleeping Adam, and regarding him with pleasurable anticipation. – Americans and Others by Agnes Repplier
  19. But they were beginning to produce in him a moral languor that was not disagreeable, that, indeed, compared with the fierce pain of the first days, was almost pleasurable – The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton
  20. But a strong measure of regret was mixed with the pleasurable draught. – Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland by Joseph Tatlow