Evidently some jolly excitement was going on there.
This speech not only made a strong impression, but created excitement in the lodge.
The excitement at the coop had cost Alex his chance to watch a birth, but he accepted the loss in good humor.
She quieted a sudden rush of excitement with a reminder that he was probably being paid to visit.
The unaccustomed coarse food, the vodka he drank during those days, the absence of wine and cigars, his dirty unchanged linen, two almost sleepless nights passed on a short sofa without bedding--all this kept him in a state of excitement bordering on insanity.
It very often happened that in a moment of irritation husband and wife would have a dispute, but long afterwards Pierre to his surprise and delight would find in his wife's ideas and actions the very thought against which she had argued, but divested of everything superfluous that in the excitement of the dispute he had added when expressing his opinion.
Everyone was exceptionally friendly as hundreds of bicyclists wandered about, chatting and smiling, with a hint of nervous excitement in their voices.
Sunday morning broke with a surge of nervous excitement as 2,000 cyclists oozed out of Cortez, Colorado, bound for their first day's destination 46 miles distant.
With that sudden rush of excitement came the realization that she had gone an entire day without longing for him.
When excitement threatened to rob her of reason, she slid her hands to his chest and gently pushed him away.
Events in Rome produced widespread excitement throughout Europe.
But what is best of all," he went on, his excitement subsiding under the delightful interest of his own story, "is that the sergeant in charge of the cannon which was to give the signal to fire the mines and blow up the bridge, this sergeant, seeing that the French troops were running onto the bridge, was about to fire, but Lannes stayed his hand.
Mademoiselle Bourienne, also roused to great excitement by Anatole's arrival, thought in another way.
His hearers expected a story of how beside himself and all aflame with excitement, he had flown like a storm at the square, cut his way in, slashed right and left, how his saber had tasted flesh and he had fallen exhausted, and so on.
He was in a state of suppressed excitement and irritation, though controlledly calm as a man is at the approach of a long-awaited moment.
My treasure! and Prokofy, trembling with excitement, rushed toward the drawing-room door, probably in order to announce him, but, changing his mind, came back and stooped to kiss the young man's shoulder.
"He exists, but to understand Him is hard," the Mason began again, looking not at Pierre but straight before him, and turning the leaves of his book with his old hands which from excitement he could not keep still.
The countess, who heard at once from the maids what had happened at the lodge, was calmed by the thought that now their affairs would certainly improve, but on the other hand felt anxious as to the effect this excitement might have on her son.
She vividly pictured herself as Prince Andrew's wife, and the scenes of happiness with him she had so often repeated in her imagination, and at the same time, aglow with excitement, recalled every detail of yesterday's interview with Anatole.
The faces all expressed animation and apprehension, but it seemed to Pierre that the cause of the excitement shown in some of these faces lay chiefly in questions of personal success; his mind, however, was occupied by the different expression he saw on other faces--an expression that spoke not of personal matters but of the universal questions of life and death.
Natasha was in a state of rapturous excitement such as she had not known for a long time.
The spacecraft's door opened, and her excitement grew.
"Insomnia or excitement at learning all about your great-aunt?" he asked.
Or maybe that kind of excitement existed only in newfound relationships.
Even so, Alex was a blend of excitement and security for her.
Unable to contain his excitement, he started out ahead of her, turning to make sure she was following.
Almost shrieking in excitement, Jenn snatched the scroll and ran.
Her head was tipped back so that she could see his face and her excitement was personified in the dancing of her pony tail.
What was it about him that filled her with such a feeling of contentment and excitement at the same time?
It was bad enough that she probably smelled, but the warmth from his body combined with the excitement of his proximity left her feeling a little nauseous.
Toni was almost prancing with her excitement to get close to him.
Then came the news of the Five Days of Milan, which produced the wildest excitement in Turin; unless First war the army were sent to assist the struggling Lombards of Italy at once the dynasty was in jeopardy.
At the beginning of 1860, when the excitement of the gold discoveries was wearing off, five of the states had received from the home government the boon of responsible government, and were in a position to work out the problem of their position without external interference; it was not, however, until 1890 that Western Australia was placed in a similar position.
She greeted the room full of people with apprehension, her interaction with his sisters with pleasure, her introduction to the clan leaders and her position of master battle planner with both excitement and awe.
So my little heart leaped high with eager excitement when I knew that my wish was at last to be realized.
Her glittering eyes, filled with childlike fear and excitement, rested on him without changing their expression.