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rapture
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Emma
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  • Don’t pretend to be in raptures about mine.
  • Keep your raptures for Harriet’s face.
  • Every body who saw it was pleased, but Mr. Elton was in continual raptures, and defended it through every criticism.
  • Mrs. Elton had received notice of it that morning, and was in raptures.
  • Harriet seemed ready to worship her friend for a sentence so satisfactory; and Emma was only saved from raptures and fondness, which at that moment would have been dreadful penance, by the sound of her father’s footsteps.

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  • She was in rapture as the chorus sang Bach’s Hallelujah Chorus.
  • She listened to her music in a state of rapture.
    Charles Dickens

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