Jackson possessed a true passion for music.
There was a passion about her.
The limestone and marble foyer was lined with artifacts, a sign of Tamer's passion for all things ancient.
She wasn't going to fall under the spell of Gabriel's strong body, his passion, his taste.
At first she was too stunned to respond, and then passion hit her like the fiery breath of a dragon.
You know what happens then; caution takes a vacation when passion moves to the bedroom.
When his hands found her waist and drew her close, passion came without warning, completely consuming her body and soul.
She was to a considerable extent selftaught; and her love of reading made her acquainted first with Plutarch - a passion for which author she continued to cherish throughout her life - thereafter with Bossuet, Massillon, and authors of a like stamp, and finally with Montesquieu, Voltaire and Rousseau.
His passion for the Emperor had cooled somewhat in Moscow.
A microscopic voice inside warned her to stop, but desire put uncontrolled passion into her response.
The fire flickered feebly, its passion curbed by time as well.
She didn't remember his passion, the way he tasted and smelled and felt, or the movement of his muscles beneath taut, smooth skin.
His kiss, though, had been spectacular, so full of passion and promise that the memory made her blood burn.
There was passion and a deep longing she innately understood only she was able to fill.
What lit that fire of passion wasn't the romancing – or at least if it did, romance wore a different face for her.
She'd wanted to return home since she arrived, yet when presented with the enormity of her importance in her new world … when she realized how incredible it really would be to have a man like A'Ran in her bed every night … when she saw he was capable of passion … when she found out an entire planet full of people would die if she left … She couldn't help the tears at such a thought.
She loved him with a passion that he never could have imagined – and still wasn't sure he deserved.
I owe this passion to my high school friend Jason.
Pulling his head down, she met warm lips again and surrendered to the passion he always managed to arouse.
The kiss started out playful, but passion put an end to that.
Dozing after his insatiable passion, she roused herself when one of Gabriel's hands moved down her body.
She had chosen him partly for his ability to assume control while keeping everyone's best interest in mind... and partly because he aroused a passion she never knew existed.
Marriage was supposed to cool that passion, or so they said.
"I made this awkward again, didn't I?" she said, embarrassed once more by the passion she put into her speech.
She'd wanted a second night with him since the first, and the passion of his kiss reminded her of how incredible it was to be the center of his world.
They're probably messing up the sheets in a fury of passion as we speak.
This was more than mere passion, rather a visceral need that threatened to overwhelm him.
They released the heartache they had been holding in and were filled with unencumbered passion, melting into each other as they had the first time, but now neither held any secrets, and neither needed to maintain control.
She returned the kiss, thrilled by his passion and her own mounting hunger.
Brady made love to her with passion and tenderness, a combination that made her fall even harder for the side of him that had kept her company for weeks and protected her.
Any new happening outside the mundane assortment of drug cases, burglaries, domestic disturbances or a semi-annual Saturday night passion killing came as a welcome change.
The majority of his body was moderately awash with passion and Ethel was as warm and soft as ever.
Exhaustion winked and said goodbye, leaving only passion to direct her.
Anger is a passion, Carmen.
All this time they had waited, pushing away passion and desire.
He returned her kiss with equal passion, pulling away only when they both were short of breath.
Maybe it was always like that on honeymoons, but the passion that she assumed would go away merely intensified.
He thought he'd feel anger and a familiar passion for the first and only woman he'd ever made love to.
Darian's response was instant, his passion and need matching her own.
Darian kissed her long and deep, his passion flying through her, leaving her breathless and aching for more than a kiss.
Had he changed his mind again now that passion wasn't ruling his mind?
A regular passion flower.
She loved the combination of his passion and gentled strength.
I was too young to do more than see and note facts, and thanks to my natural indolence and that passion for the concrete, which is at once the joy and the weakness of artists, I should perhaps always have remained at that stage if my somewhat pedantic critics had not driven me to reflect and painfully search after the ultimate causes of which till then I had only grasped the effects.
The cathedral contains other 14th-century and early Renaissance paintings, the former including some Passion scenes, the only certain work of Barna da Siena, and some fine choir stalls.
Minos, instead of sacrificing' it, spared its life, and Poseidon, as a punishment, inspired Pasiphae with an unnatural passion for it.
The alb is supposed to be symbolical of purity, and the priest, when putting it on, prays: "Make me white and purify my heart, 0 Lord," &c. In the middle ages the parures, which originally had no mystic intention whatever, were taken to symbolize the wounds of Christ; whence probably is derived the custom surviving at the cathedral of Toledo, of the singers of the Passion on Good Friday being vested in apparelled albs.
Fortunately he went to no perilous lengths; the worst we hear of is a passion for gaming.
Passion for Homer, however he may have been disposed to greyer philosophic theory.
His passion for wine and women was almost as well known as his learning.
Lydgate had a consuming passion for literature, and it was probably that he might indulge this taste more fully that in 1 434 he retired from the priorate of Hatfield Broadoak (or Hatfield Regis), to which he had been appointed in June 1423.
Franck combined the humanist's passion for freedom with the mystic's devotion to the religion of the spirit.
The scene of the legend now shifts to Rome, where Diocletian falls in love with a lovely nun named Ripsime; she, rather than gratify his passion, flees with her abbess Gaiana and several priests to Armenia.
In the famous dedicatory letter of his Alceste he mentions among other conceptions on which his reform of opera was to be based, that the co-operation of the instruments ought to be regulated in proportion to the interest and the passion, a doctrine of which the true significance lies in its connexion with other conditions of opera which are incompatible with the polyphonic treatment of instruments as threads in a decorative scheme.
During Thy passion she alone did not forsake Thee.
It turns out that, even when doing what you love, both passion and profit matter—but that particular piece of wisdom came later with age.)
Though, consumed with the hot fire of his purpose, Ahab in all his thoughts and actions ever had in view the ultimate capture of Moby Dick; though he seemed ready to sacrifice all mortal interests to that one passion; nevertheless it may have been that he was by nature and long habituation far too wedded to a fiery whaleman's ways, altogether to abandon the collateral prosecution of the voyage.
But if such an hypothesis be indeed exceptionable, there were still additional considerations which, though not so strictly according with the wildness of his ruling passion, yet were by no means incapable of swaying him.
For however eagerly and impetuously the savage crew had hailed the announcement of his quest; yet all sailors of all sorts are more or less capricious and unreliable--they live in the varying outer weather, and they inhale its fickleness--and when retained for any object remote and blank in the pursuit, however promissory of life and passion in the end, it is above all things requisite that temporary interests and employments should intervene and hold them healthily suspended for the final dash.
So have I seen Passion and Vanity stamping the living magnanimous earth, but the earth did not alter her tides and her seasons for that.
The word-painting of Virgil is wonderful sometimes; but his gods and men move through the scenes of passion and strife and pity and love like the graceful figures in an Elizabethan mask, whereas in the Iliad they give three leaps and go on singing.
His dominating passion is his love for children.
Her passion for writing letters and putting her thoughts upon paper grows more intense.
During this fast they abstain from the gratification of every appetite and passion whatever.
He has a passion for giving audiences, but he does not like talking himself and can't do it, as you will see.
With a pleasant smile Berg related how the Grand Duke had ridden up to him in a violent passion, shouting: "Arnauts!"
"And now, in token of candor, I ask you to reveal to me your chief passion," said the latter.
"That passion which more than all others caused you to waver on the path of virtue," said the Mason.
For the last time I say to you--turn all your attention upon yourself, put a bridle on your senses, and seek blessedness, not in passion but in your own heart.
Vera, having noticed Prince Andrew's attentions to Natasha, decided that at a party, a real evening party, subtle allusions to the tender passion were absolutely necessary and, seizing a moment when Prince Andrew was alone, began a conversation with him about feelings in general and about her sister.
Then if your love or passion or obstinacy--as you please--is still as great, marry!
Nicholas said timidly, conscious at the sight of the weather, the hounds, and the huntsman that he was being carried away by that irresistible passion for sport which makes a man forget all his previous resolutions, as a lover forgets in the presence of his mistress.
Ilagin lifted his beaver cap still higher to Natasha and said, with a pleasant smile, that the young countess resembled Diana in her passion for the chase as well as in her beauty, of which he had heard much.
She held herself as erect, told everyone her opinion as candidly, loudly, and bluntly as ever, and her whole bearing seemed a reproach to others for any weakness, passion, or temptation--the possibility of which she did not admit.
To a man not swayed by passion that welfare is never certain, but he who commits such a crime always knows just where that welfare lies.
Countess Mary was jealous of this passion of her husband's and regretted that she could not share it; but she could not understand the joys and vexations he derived from that world, to her so remote and alien.
In the one case as in the other, on both sides the struggle provokes passion and stifles truth.
On the one hand there is fear and regret for the loss of the whole edifice constructed through the ages, on the other is the passion for destruction.
It was the passion of full arousal.
She wasn't expecting his kiss or the passion behind it.
The passion welling up in him was palpable.
They clung to each other, molding their bodies as one until the raging fire of passion consumed her.
But Dean knew reality seldom replaces the passion of panic thinking.
When passion brought a moan to her lips, he finally lifted her into his arms and carried her to their bedroom.
He entered her at the same time he bit her, and her world exploded into hot desire and need so intense, she thought his passion would consume her.
At Ecbatana the death of Hephaestion for a time plunged Alexander into a passion of mourning.
"I'll break it for him," said I, now flying into a passion again at this unaccountable farrago of the landlord's.
Once the fire of passion was gone, it was embarrassing.