Usage examples for thrilling

  1. Although he believed that he was within reach of Eden and pearls, he was more anxious to get back to Espanola and send the thrilling news to Spain than he was to push on a little farther and really assure himself of the truth. – Christopher Columbus, Volume 6 And The New World Of His Discovery, A Narrative by Filson Young
  2. He was very young, and, luckily, very self- confident, and took charge of " the case" with thrilling authority. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  3. Going back to her own room, the record of Lord Nick flashed across her mind; one long series of thrilling deeds. – Gunman's Reckoning by Max Brand
  4. She did not raise her voice,- she spoke in low thrilling accents, without excitement, but with measured force and calm. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  5. Then it was that in Ayesha there began the most mysterious and thrilling of her many changes. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  6. It seemed- it seemed so thrilling. – A World Called Crimson by Darius John Granger
  7. You know that thrilling corner in pictures, leading somewhere you are dying to see and never can? – The Lightning Conductor Discovers America by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
  8. But there is nothing the matter with London courage, and to me there is something more thrilling in the way these boys fought to the death, some of them in the bitterness of retreat, than in the rapid and easy progress of men in successful attack. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  9. " I see," said Dick, thrilling with the excitement of this first taste of real war. – The Boy Scout Aviators by George Durston
  10. He could not fight down a new thrilling faith in his gift, in himself, in his strength to stand straight though he should fail again. – The House of Toys by Henry Russell Miller
  11. I think they like stage ruin- it is so thrilling. – An Ocean Tramp by William McFee
  12. A robin's sudden, thrilling note! – Fires of Driftwood by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  13. If you want excitement, Plutarch's Lives furnish you thrilling- narrative fiction cannot surpass- and undying inspiration besides. – The Young Man and the World by Albert J. Beveridge
  14. That was a thrilling story, I assure you," answered Sophie, with an inviting smile. – Kitty's Class Day And Other Stories by Louisa M. Alcott
  15. Her voice was even; it had, indeed, a little thrilling ring of energy. – Cumner & South Sea Folk, Complete by Gilbert Parker
  16. Every sense was exquisitely alive and thrilling. – A Spinner in the Sun by Myrtle Reed
  17. Isabel's eyes grew moist as she read a thrilling story of heroism and courage. – The Higher Court by Mary Stewart Daggett
  18. Thrilling with excitement, he walked on slowly, turning his head to listen. – Northern Diamonds by Frank Lillie Pollock
  19. A thrilling voice speaks from this scene of anguish to every human bosom: This is thy Savior. – The May Flower, and Miscellaneous Writings by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  20. After all, death's the most thrilling thing that happens. – The Romantic by May Sinclair