This topic was discussed very happily, and others succeeded of similar moment, and passed away with similar harmony; but the evening did not close without a little return of agitation
She wanted to hear many particulars of their engagement repeated again, she wanted more clearly to understand what Lucy really felt for Edward, whether there were any sincerity in her declaration of tender regard for him, and she particularly wanted to convince Lucy, by her readiness to enter on the matter again, and her calmness in conversing on it, that she was no otherwise interested in it than as a friend, which she very much feared her involuntary agitation
, in their morning discourse, must have left at least doubtful.
My mother had left her chair in her agitation
, and gone behind it in the corner.
In the manner of my friend I was at once struck with an incoherence--an inconsistency; and I soon found this to arise from a series of feeble and futile struggles to overcome an habitual trepidancy--an excessive nervous agitation
for the Universal Colour Bill continued for three years; and up to the last moment of that period it seemed as though Anarchy were destined to triumph.
The lieutenant had taken up the glass and examined the horizon steadfastly, going and coming, stamping his foot and showing more nervous agitation
than his superior officer.
Thedora and myself cannot remain any longer in our present lodgings, for we have been subjected to great unpleasantness, and you cannot imagine my state of agitation
In fact, they are all unexpected, except those heralded by some short glimpse of the danger, full of agitation
and excitement, like an awakening from a dream of incredible folly.
So the night wore on in agitation
till the chill dawn and the growing light brought the tremulous quiet that comes on the brink of despair.
and alarm exceeded all that was endured by the rest, by the right of a disposition which not even innocence could keep from suffering.
When the king, like all the people in the world who are in love, had long and attentively watched disappear in the distance the carriage which bore away his mistress; when he had turned and turned again a hundred times to the same side and had at length succeeded in somewhat calming the agitation
of his heart and thoughts, he recollected that he was not alone.
As the expedition advanced, however, his agitation