You must eat as you kiss, so exacting are the joys
of the mouth,--talking, for example.
I don't know any more about solitude this week than I did about joy
and duty last week," grumbled Rebecca.
is it for the sufferer to look away from his suffering and forget himself.
There were so many we would have liked to name her for; we couldn't choose between them, so we decided on Joyce--we can call her Joy
--it suits so well.
Now in the solitude of the country, she began to be more and more frequently aware of those joys
These quick little joys
of hers were sources of joy
never bursts forth freely except among those who are equals.
I could hardly believe that so great a good fortune could have befallen me, but when I became assured that my enemy had indeed fled, I clapped my hands for joy
and ran down to Clerval.
One evening, when she was spinning flax, and had worked her little white hands weary, she heard a rustling beside her and a cry of joy
O plead with gentle words for us, And whisper tenderly Of generous love to that cold heart, And it will answer ye; And though you fade in a dreary home, Yet loving hearts will tell Of the joy
and peace that you have given: Flowers, dear flowers, farewell
But dreams--of those who dream as I, Aspiringly, are damned, and die: Yet should I swear I mean alone, By notes so very shrilly blown, To break upon Time's monotone, While yet my vapid joy
and grief Are tintless of the yellow leaf-- Why not an imp the graybeard hath, Will shake his shadow in my path-- And e'en the graybeard will o'erlook Connivingly my dreaming-book.
Her frantic joy
at beholding me again moved me much.