She sighed, delighting in the tender moment.
As their reputation grew he travelled all over the country, delighting large audiences with his quaint humour and natural pathos.
They were enduring of toil, hunger, and cold whenever fortune laid it on them, given to hunting and hawking, delighting in the pleasure of horses, and of all the weapons and garb of war.
Hilde here figures as a typical Valkyr delighting in battle and bloodshed, who frustrates a reconciliation.
In structure the jays are not readily differentiated from the pies; but in habit they are much more arboreal, delighting in thick coverts, seldom appearing in the open, and seeking their food on or under trees.
In the twentieth year his cousin Ananda became a mendicant, and from that time seems to have attended on the Buddha, being constantly near him, and delighting to render him all the personal service which love and reverence could suggest.
He has left an odious picture of himself in the historians - a man untouched by benefits or natural affection, delighting in deeds of blood, his body as loathsome in its blown corpulence as his soul.
From 1770 onwards lived side by side with this king, rather than at his side, the archduchess Marie Antoinette of Austria one of the very graceful and very frivolous women Ma,* who were to be found at Versailles, opening to life A~7,i,toa like the flowers she so much loved, enamoured of pleasure and luxury, delighting to free herself from the formalities of court life, and mingling in the amusements of society; lovable and loving, without ceasing to be virtuous.
7 from Arabia, delighting the gods with his fragrance and rising from the sinking flames of the morning glow, was enough to suggest most of the traits materialized in the classical pictures of the phoenix.
self-centered lives we are denied the joy of delighting in others.
They are represented as delighting in massacres and torture, and it is said that popular tradition in India still retains the story that Mihiragula used to amuse himself by rolling elephants down a precipice and watching their agonies.
When the urine hits the water, the water will change colors, delighting your little boy.
Tiffany lamps are timeless decorative table lamps that have been delighting people for decades.
It is of great vigour, delighting in deep water and flowering early in the season, but not in the autumn.
Spiderman action figures have been delighting children ever since the public was first introduced to this wall-crawling crime fighter.
Gund stuffed animals have been delighting generations of children since the 1890s.
Russ stuffed animals have been delighting children and adults since the 1960s.
'Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer': Since it was first written by Randy Brooks in 1979, this fun carol has been delighting all ages.
Feeling comfortable and delighting in all of their senses brings a heightened sense of passion to Taureans.
Basques: This section is devoted to corsets made with bone, and they are designed to give you a knockout hourglass shape while delighting the senses with touches of lace and silk.
The restaurant serves entertainment along with quality food as master chefs prepare and serve your meal right at your table, delighting the whole family.
She snuggled close to him, delighting in the way his hands caressed her waist and hips.
While "Lewis Carroll" was delighting children of all ages, C. L.
These elements are, briefly stated, (1) a strong partiality for subjects dealing with humble life, in country and town, with the fun of taverns and village greens, with that domestic life in the rough which goes to the making of the earlier farces in English and French; (2) a whimsical, elfin kind of wit, delighting in extravagance and topsy-turviness; (3) a frank interest in the pleasures of good company and good drink.
He was at heart a chivalrous adventurer delighting in war for wars sake; he was not dt~stitute of a consciencehis undutiful conduct to his father sat heavily on his soul when that father was once dead; he had a strong sense of knightly honor and a certain magnanimity of soul in times of crisis; but he was harsh, thriftless, often cruel, generally lacking in firmness and continuity of purpose, always careless of his subjects welfare when it interfered with his pleasure or his ambitions of the moment.
When we live self-centered lives we are denied the joy of delighting in others.
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