Thou didst crave for free love and not the base raptures of the slave before the might that has overawed him for ever.
And three times she kissed the certainly charming, though rather fat, hand of Grushenka in a sort of rapture.
"Perhaps there’s rather too much rapture," thought Alyosha.
But the promise that he should hear his last word on earth, that it should be the last gift to him, Alyosha, sent a thrill of rapture through his soul.
Of the raptures of his love he said nothing, but told them that he abandoned his determination to shoot himself, owing to "new factors in the case."
I only speak from rapture, and forgive my tears, for I love the Bible.
Seek that rapture and ecstasy.
Something glowed in Alyosha’s heart, something filled it till it ached, tears of rapture rose from his soul….
He did not stop on the steps either, but went quickly down; his soul, overflowing with rapture, yearned for freedom, space, openness.
Oh! in his rapture he was weeping even over those stars, which were shining to him from the abyss of space, and "he was not ashamed of that ecstasy."
Mitya, dumb with rapture, gazed into her eyes, at her face, at her smile, and suddenly clasped her tightly in his arms and kissed her passionately.
She greeted Alyosha with cries of rapture.
… the thunderous rapture of the seraphim.
My life is ending, I know that well, but every day that is left me I feel how my earthly life is in touch with a new infinite, unknown, that approaching life, the nearness of which sets my soul quivering with rapture, my mind glowing and my heart weeping with joy.
I heard the glad shrieks of the cherubim singing and shouting hosannah and the thunderous rapture of the seraphim which shook heaven and all creation, and I swear to you by all that’s sacred, I longed to join the choir and shout hosannah with them all.
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She was in rapture as the chorus sang Bach’s Hallelujah Chorus.