His scent made her heart quicken and her drowsiness dissipate.
Unfortunately, there was nothing to quicken the healing of his neck.
It was a simple kiss that had no reason to quicken her pulse, but it did.
The trail was not difficult by cross-country standards—just enough of a challenge to stir the blood and quicken the breath.
His penetrating gaze gave her a different kind of chill, one that made her blood quicken as well as her step.
While the walk was less than a half-mile, Ouray's 7,800-foot elevation and the uphill rise caused Dean to quicken his breathing—one more reminder to get in shape.
Though she'd rather not be trapped by the eyes that made her blood quicken, she forced herself to look at him.
His dark eyes took in her face, and she felt her heart quicken for a different reason.
The grim note in Dan's voice made Brady quicken his movements.
Walker, superintendent of the censuses of 1870 and 1880, the remarkable fact that such reduction coincided with a cause that was regarded as certain to quicken the increase of population, viz, the introduction of a vast body of fresh peasant blood from Europe, afforded proof that in this matter of population morals are far more potent than physical causes.
In the Hephaesteia (the particular festival of the god) there was a torch race, a ceremonial not indeed confined to fire-gods like Hephaestus and Prometheus, but probably in its origin connected with them, whether its object was to purify and quicken the land, or (according to another theory) to transmit a new fire with all possible speed to places where the fire was polluted.
Vegetabilis, full of life, animating, from vegetare, frequentative of vegere to quicken, arouse, vegetus, vigorous, active, cf.
I think, too, that they quicken all the child's faculties, because they stimulate the imagination.
To quicken this by awakening deeper insight into the real objects of "faith," as these bore on their actual life, he develops his high argument on the lines already indicated.
An attempt to quicken this process by bribery provoked, however, an outburst of feeling against Khuen-Hedervary who, though personally innocent, found his position shaken.
Rene Caillie, who started his journey to Timbuktu from Boke in 1827, did much to quicken French interest in the district, and from 1838 onward French naval officers, Bout-Willaumez and his successors, made detailed studies of the coast.
All that he allows is that the perception of natural beauty may, by its resemblance to the primary spiritual beauty, quicken the disposition to divine love in those who are already under the influence of a truly virtuous temper.
And because agriculture is a technology, subject to technological advance, advances in agriculture will quicken and multiply, leading to improved nutrition and decreased hunger and famine.
He watched her with an intensity that made her blood quicken and her nipples harden.
16): so that Father and Son quicken whom they will (v.
Nevertheless, or rather for this very reason, its symbols found their way into the rising literature of the vulgar tongues, and helped to quicken the fancy of the artists employed upon church buildings and furniture.
The sight of Jessi made Xander's heart quicken, almost as much as the scent of her blood in the air.
She felt her blood quicken and her skin flush with awareness and heat.