Usage examples for rapture

  1. He talked of the coming battle with horrid rapture, and told the young Edwin he should that day see Loch Lomond red with English blood. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  2. Then, after a moment's rapture, during which they both heard their hearts beating, he began to tell her of his day. – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  3. She was received with rapture by Mrs. Lennox. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  4. Wade watched the scene with a kind of rapture. – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  5. The touch of her fresh lips was rapture. – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  6. With a smile of rapture she gazed upward and about. – The Pines of Lory by John Ames Mitchell
  7. But when her moods are ended, She nestles like a dove; Then, by the pain and rapture, I know her name is Love. – The Poems of Henry Van Dyke by Henry Van Dyke
  8. At another moment in the drama, we behold the lovers in Maeterlinck's beloved half- light, softly weeping as they stare with speechless rapture into the flames. – Prophets of Dissent Essays on Maeterlinck, Strindberg, Nietzsche and Tolstoy by Otto Heller
  9. The days that followed her engagement had in them a sort of rapture that she had never known before. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  10. He ascended the steps, and his countenance beamed with the same light of rapture which had surrounded Elizabeth's brow. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  11. " Because we are talking reasonably and after the rapture love requires some repose. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt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. He might have been his own son, son of the woman who had been the rapture and the ruin of his life. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  13. She existed in a rapture of bliss, an ecstasy which could feel no fatigue, either of body or spirit. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  14. I sprang forward with the impulse to throw my arms about him, in the pure rapture of recognizing his voice. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  15. She said a word of it to Fenellan: 'There is a man who can feel rapture! – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  16. That it should thrill along all his senses with this unreasoning rapture was most astonishing. – The Witness by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  17. He couldn't believe it at first; but when he realized it, waves and waves of joy seemed to rise inside him, and he went off in such a rapture he hardly trod the earth. – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  18. A single sheet fell out; it was signed with the name I had heard whispered in my ear from early childhood, and always in connection with riches and splendor and pleasures,- it was rapture to dream of. – The Mayor's Wife by Anna Katherine Green
  19. Is there anything of the rapture of love in that? – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope