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ecstasy -- as in: a state of ecstasy
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Anna Karenina
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  • "Yes, come along," answered Levin in ecstasy, hearing unceasingly the sound of that voice saying, "Good-bye till this evening," and seeing the smile with which it was said.
  • She was feeling ecstasy.
  • It was again that expression of reverential ecstasy which had so worked upon her the day before.
  • "Who’s Vronsky?" said Levin, and his face was suddenly transformed from the look of childlike ecstasy which Oblonsky had just been admiring to an angry and unpleasant expression.
  • "It’s come!" he thought in ecstasy.
  • He stood still, gazing at her in ecstasy.
  • "When?" he murmured in a whisper, gazing in ecstasy at her.
  • He had forgotten all the agonies and the ecstasies he had lived through with that picture when for several months it had been the one thought haunting him day and night.
  • His heart warmed to Golenishtchev for this remark, and from a state of depression he suddenly passed to ecstasy.
  • The tenderness shown by his beloved nurse to his mother threw him into an ecstasy.
  • "Wasn’t I dreadfully untidy?" she wondered, but seeing the smile of ecstasy these reminiscences called up, she felt that the impression she had made had been very good.
  • The face dearest to him, the face of Christ, the center of the picture, which had given him such ecstasy as it unfolded itself to him, was utterly lost to him when he glanced at the picture with their eyes.
  • Many people were amused, many were pleased and happy, many were in ecstasies, many were disgusted and unhappy.
  • "Not you it was performed that noble act of forgiveness, at which I was moved to ecstasy, and everyone else too, but He, working within your heart," said Countess Lidia Ivanovna, raising her eyes rapturously, "and so you cannot be ashamed of your act."
  • Low as was his opinion of Golenishtchev’s capacity for understanding art, trifling as was the true remark upon the fidelity of the expression of Pilate as an official, and offensive as might have seemed the utterance of so unimportant an observation while nothing was said of more serious points, Mihailov was in an ecstasy of delight at this observation.
  • His burden is light," she said, with the look of ecstasy Alexey Alexandrovitch knew so well.

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  • The sculpture is called "The Ecstasy of Saint Theresa."

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