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  • Thus, while in equal scales their fortune stood The Fury bath’d them in each other’s blood; Then, having fix’d the fight, exulting flies, And bears fulfill’d her promise to the skies.
  • Exulting Turnus, with regardless haste, Ascends the plank, and to the galley pass’d.
  • Exulting in his strength, he seems to dare His absent rival, and to promise war.
  • He springs to fight, exulting in his force His jointed armor rattles in the course.
  • With fury not unlike, nor less disdain, Exulting Turnus flies along the plain: His smoking horses, at their utmost speed, He lashes on, and urges o’er the dead.
  • Exulting in bright arms, he braves the prince: With his protended lance he makes defense; Bears back his feeble foe; then, pressing on, Arrests his better hand, and drags him down; Stands o’er the prostrate wretch, and, as he lay, Vain tales inventing, and prepar’d to pray, Mows off his head: the trunk a moment stood, Then sunk, and roll’d along the sand in blood.

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    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • It was wild and exulting, like a hawk’s shrill cry.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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