Usage examples for swelling

  1. There was a proud swelling of the heart as Markland said this. – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  2. He seemed like a proud ship under swelling sails, and even in hostile cities, read admiration in the glances of the gaping crowd. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. Wilfrid's swelling passion slipped on it. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. Hilary felt such a swelling sense of misery that the only way in which she could refrain from tears was by answering in sharp, matter- of- fact tones, and the consciousness that Mr Rayner was surprised and hurt by her manner was part of the general misery against which it was useless to fight. – Sisters Three by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  5. This swelling usually occurs in all directions, thus holes and bores become of smaller dimensions, while the outside dimensions also increase, bolts become of larger diameter and sometimes increase in length. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  6. The opening is very impressive, the nerve- pulp being harassed by the gradually swelling prelude. – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  7. Robert turned to the window, with tears streaming down his cheeks, and his bosom swelling, from the restraint he put on himself, almost to bursting. – Robert Burns by Principal Shairp
  8. But across it, like a mob's menace, fell the thunder, flung up to them from below, swelling from a menace to a sudden crash, then from crash to echo, dying to murmur again. – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  9. Tess again shook her head, her throat swelling with complicated emotion. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  10. While he was talking the crowd slowly was swelling in front of the Hot Dog saloon. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  11. It had eaten through them, cutting away whole sections, growing, swelling. – The Leech by Phillips Barbee
  12. On the 20th, her swelling diminished, and she was better. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  13. The doctor is the only one who knows what is the matter, and he tells me the swelling will be gone down before tomorrow, and I hope I shall be able by that time to wait upon you." – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. It was dawn indeed that was creeping into the valley, and as it brightened and deepened and warmed momentarily, Alix felt some of the peace and glory of it swelling in her tired heart. – Sisters by Kathleen Norris
  15. Loss of power, pain, and swelling are symptoms of a broken bone that may be easily recognized. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  16. The foot is swelling already, and it will be a job to get the boot off. – Doctor Luttrell's First Patient by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  17. The thought of Ugo grew and grew; she closed her eyes and saw him at her side as they walked proudly from the altar with the good bishop's blessing and the song of the choir in their ears, the swelling of love in their souls. – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon
  18. It happened to be his old favorite, " Sweet fields beyond the swelling flood." – The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife by Ellen M. Firebaugh
  19. He felt it all belonged to England, and spoke with swelling pride as his short legs carried him toward the door. – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  20. Nearer and nearer it came, its volume swelling every moment, till it was quite close at last. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard