Fabricating: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 257 pages
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Familiar Quotations ExultingWhen we really worship anything, we love not only its clearness but its obscurity. We exult in its very invisibility.ndash;Gilbert ChestertonCommonplace people dislike tragedy because they dare not suffer and cannot exult.ndash;John Masefield Use in Literature ExultingMessengers were immediately sent to read the decree to the troops already assembled, in the utmost display of martial pomp, to greet the idol of the army, and who were in a state of mind to welcome him most exultingly as their chief.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in Napoleon Bonaparte.How could I face Captain Nutter, to say nothing of Miss Abigail and Kitty? How the Temple Grammar School boys would look at me! How Conway and Seth Rodgers would exult over my mortification! And what if the Rev.ndash;Thomas Bailey Aldrich in The Story of a Bad Boy.The rolling waves were there, rushing in over the rocks, dashing against the cliff, tossing their white and quivering spray exulting in the air.ndash;Horatio Alger in Facing the World.I had a welcome minute in which to contemplate the victims of my prowess and to exult unchristianly in their scars.ndash;Marion Polk Angellotti in The Firefly Of France.They are jealous or malignant; and in either case they exult in inflicting a wound.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Friends and Neighbors.Exulting at his words, the gallant crew Brace the broad canvass and their course pursue: For now the breathing airs, from ocean born, Breeze up the bay, and lead the lively morn That lights them to their port.ndash;Joel Barlow in The Columbiad.From that moment all my sympathy with Mary was spilled, and I searched for some means of exulting over her until I found it.ndash;James M. Barrie in The Little White Bird.On the contrary, she was thrilled by the remembrance and exulted in her act without restraint.ndash;Rex Beach in The Auction Block.Finding, however, that he could not be silenced by reason, and even covertly exulted in his seeming advantage, and ventured to deride those assertions I had not the coolness to prove, I changed my course and tried another plan.ndash;Neltje Blanchan in Wild Flowers / Nature's Garden.

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