Marianne entered the house with a heart swelling
with emotion from the consciousness of being only eighty miles from Barton, and not thirty from Combe Magna; and before she had been five minutes within its walls, while the others were busily helping Charlotte to show her child to the housekeeper, she quitted it again, stealing away through the winding shrubberies, now just beginning to be in beauty, to gain a distant eminence; where, from its Grecian temple, her eye, wandering over a wide tract of country to the south-east, could fondly rest on the farthest ridge of hills in the horizon, and fancy that from their summits Combe Magna might be seen.
Has a girl of fourteen a heart large enough, vigorous enough, to hold the swelling
spring of pure, full, fervid eloquence?
Look along th' twigs an' branches an' if tha' see a bit of a brown lump swelling
here an' there, watch it after th' warm rain an' see what happens.
She rose with a last effort of resolution, and tried to keep back the hysterical passion swelling
at her heart by moving and looking about her.
Then, they elevated into the vacant chair a young woman from the crowd to be carried as the Goddess of Liberty, and then swelling
and overflowing out into the adjacent streets, and along the river's bank, and over the bridge, the Carmagnole absorbed them every one and whirled them away.
Creakle, with the veins in his forehead swelling
said the landlord, turning to the farrier, who was swelling
with impatience for his cue.
So spake our general Mother, and with eyes Of conjugal attraction unreprov'd, And meek surrender, half imbracing leand On our first Father, half her swelling
Breast Naked met his under the flowing Gold Of her loose tresses hid: he in delight Both of her Beauty and submissive Charms Smil'd with superior Love, as JUPITER On JUNO smiles, when he impregns the Clouds That shed MAY Flowers; and press'd her Matron lip With kisses pure: aside the Devil turnd For envie, yet with jealous leer maligne Ey'd them askance, and to himself thus plaind.
I cannot help suspending my narration to reflect a little on the ridiculous speculations of those swelling
philosophers, whose arrogance would prescribe laws to nature, and subject those astonishing effects, which we behold daily, to their idle reasonings and chimerical rules.
She was coming down on us with swelling
sails, looking delicately tall and exquisitely noble through the mist.
On the first of June the ship got under way, and dropped down to Baker's Bay, where she was detained for a few days by a head wind; but early in the morning of the fifth stood out to sea with a fine breeze and swelling
canvas, and swept off gaily on her fatal voyage, from which she was never to return!
Yet the ear, it fully knows, By the twanging And the clanging, How the danger ebbs and flows; Yet, the ear distinctly tells, In the jangling And the wrangling, How the danger sinks and swells, By the sinking or the swelling
in the anger of the bells - Of the bells - Of the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, bells, bells - In the clamour and the clangour of the bells!