As her excitement grew, she spoke faster.
In my excitement, I dropped the composition book.
A strange feeling of excitement filled her as she watched him.
She sensed his excitement and trailed, troubled.
A rush of excitement sent color to her cheeks, and she tore her gaze from his, focusing her attention on the dishes.
"It was a good hunting day," Kelli said, excitement in her voice.
Darian hoped his excitement at the assignment didn't show.
She felt an unwelcome rush of excitement and reached to push his hand from her hair.
Evidently some jolly excitement was going on there.
She shook her head, not sharing his excitement about his experiments.
The spacecraft's door opened, and her excitement grew.
All the faces bore the same expression of excitement and enthusiasm.
He waited while she rolled up her sleeve in excitement, then displayed the blood-red tattoo there.
A pleasant feeling of excitement and an expectation of something joyful and solemn was aroused among the soldiers of the convoy and the prisoners.
He prayed with that passionate and shamefaced feeling with which men pray at moments of great excitement arising from trivial causes.
Almost shrieking in excitement, Jenn snatched the scroll and ran.
Events in Rome produced widespread excitement throughout Europe.
Or maybe that kind of excitement existed only in newfound relationships.
When the excitement consequent on the gold finds had subsided, there was a considerable reaction against the claims of Labour, and this was greatly helped by the congested state of the labour market; but the principle of an eight-hours day made progress, and was conceded in several trades.
"Neat little things," Evelyn said with some excitement as she placed hers on the chair's slender arm.
When it was time for the church service to begin, she was in such a state of excitement that I thought it best to take her away; but Captain Keller said, "No, she will be all right."
Warmth bloomed within her while her heart beat with more excitement than a moth outside a lighted window.
Every face, from Denisov's to that of the bugler, showed one common expression of conflict, irritation, and excitement, around chin and mouth.
Carmen watched with excitement as the foal's feet could be seen inside a thin sac... first one and then the other.
The new Beaumont hotel was all a glitter in preparation of an affair of some high social order and there was a general excitement everywhere.
But in the excitement of carrying me to church my father lost the name on the way, very naturally, since it was one in which he had declined to have a part.
"I always knew you were the one," her father said, showing excitement for the first time since she could remember.
The youngest skittered away in excitement, crowding each other and whispering a short distance away.
Just then, the high point of excitement of the late afternoon was orchestrated by Mrs. Lincoln, Dean's cat, who had emigrated with him from Pennsylvania.
As she vaulted over the fence, the cause of Brutus's excitement became obvious.
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.
Even so, Alex was a blend of excitement and security for her.
The way his lips lingered and the feel of his warm breath on her neck sent a thrill of excitement through her body.
With that sudden rush of excitement came the realization that she had gone an entire day without longing for him.
She quieted a sudden rush of excitement with a reminder that he was probably being paid to visit.
What was it about him that filled her with such a feeling of contentment and excitement at the same time?
Toni was almost prancing with her excitement to get close to him.
Her body settled, and she recalled the look on his face with a mix of excitement and dread.
` Must ' elephants are males in a condition of - probably sexual - excitement, when an abundant discharge of dark oily matter exudes from two pores in the forehead.
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.
The affair of Mentana caused considerable excitement throughout Europe, and the Roman question entered on an acute stage.
So my little heart leaped high with eager excitement when I knew that my wish was at last to be realized.
But we did not begin the story until August; the first few weeks of my stay at the seashore were so full of discoveries and excitement that I forgot the very existence of books.
Our hearts beat fast, and our hands trembled with excitement, not fear, for we had the hearts of vikings, and we knew that our skipper was master of the situation.
Every muscle of his thin face was now quivering with nervous excitement; his eyes, in which the fire of life had seemed extinguished, now flashed with brilliant light.
"Permit me, Princess, to know what is necessary and what is not necessary," said the younger of the two speakers, evidently in the same state of excitement as when she had slammed the door of her room.
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.
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.
This speech not only made a strong impression, but created excitement in the lodge.
She had got up at eight that morning and had been in a fever of excitement and activity all day.
How happy I am! cried Natasha, shedding tears of joy and excitement and embracing her mother.
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.
Natasha was in a state of rapturous excitement such as she had not known for a long time.
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.
Clicking through slides, her commentary sounded dramatic and her gestures showed excitement for the art.
The excitement at the coop had cost Alex his chance to watch a birth, but he accepted the loss in good humor.
Everyone was exceptionally friendly as hundreds of bicyclists wandered about, chatting and smiling, with a hint of nervous excitement in their voices.
When excitement threatened to rob her of reason, she slid her hands to his chest and gently pushed him away.
While excitement over Tunisia was at its height, but before the situation was irretrievably compromised to the disadvantage of Italy, Cairoli had been compelled to resign by a vote of want of confidence in the Chamber.
Our quiet mountain home was especially attractive and restful after the excitement and fatigue of our visit to the World's Fair.
At each of these towns thousands of people met him with excitement and enthusiasm.
"Insomnia or excitement at learning all about your great-aunt?" he asked.
Right now there was no excitement – only contentment.
Unable to contain his excitement, he started out ahead of her, turning to make sure she was following.
The pregnancy had not been an easy one, especially not with the excitement of the past few months.
Her head was tipped back so that she could see his face and her excitement was personified in the dancing of her pony tail.
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.
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.
Open-air conventicles were held in all parts of the provinces, and the fierce Calvinist preachers raised the religious excitement of their hearers to such aitch that it found vent in a furious outburst The lcono- P oasts.
It was nothing but excitement from first to last--drives, luncheons, receptions, and all that they involve when you have an eager, tireless child like Helen on your hands.
Her glittering eyes, filled with childlike fear and excitement, rested on him without changing their expression.
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.
Petya, his heart in his mouth with excitement, rode by his side.
None of us felt the excitement of the afternoon.
With all her heart, she tried to create the excitement she had felt when Alex kissed her.
Where was the excitement now?
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.
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.
The colonel of the Polish uhlans, a handsome old man, flushed and, fumbling in his speech from excitement, asked the aide-de-camp whether he would be permitted to swim the river with his uhlans instead of seeking a ford.
Despite her excitement, Princess Mary realized that this was the countess and that it was necessary to say something to her.
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.
Why couldn't she feel the same excitement about him?
She turned away, embarrassed by the rush of excitement the action had triggered.
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.
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.
He minimized the situation and thanked us for the excitement we'd given to the start of his retirement.