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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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ecstasy -- as in: a state of ecstasy
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • There was only one thing wanting to make Mr. Walters’ ecstasy complete, and that was a chance to deliver a Bible-prize and exhibit a prodigy.
  • In such ecstasies that he even controlled his tongue and was silent.
  • Tom was in ecstasies.
  • And at the zenith of his fame, how he would suddenly appear at the old village and stalk into church, brown and weather-beaten, in his black velvet doublet and trunks, his great jack-boots, his crimson sash, his belt bristling with horse-pistols, his crime-rusted cutlass at his side, his slouch hat with waving plumes, his black flag unfurled, with the skull and crossbones on it, and hear with swelling ecstasy the whisperings, "It’s Tom Sawyer the Pirate!

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  • the agony and the ecstasy of intense sports competition
  • The sculpture is called "The Ecstasy of Saint Theresa."

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