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Gone with the Wind
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  • "Yes!" whispered Charles, in a rapture that she had neither laughed, screamed nor fainted, as he had always imagined young girls did under such circumstances.
  • With rapture, Scarlett took two running steps forward but was checked when Will’s hand closed upon her skirt.
  • But, stronger than shame, was the memory of rapture, of the ecstasy of surrender.
  • Out of the welter of rapture and anger and heartbreak and hurt pride that he had left, depression emerged to sit upon her shoulder like a carrion crow.
  • So a child was coming from those moments of high rapture—even if the memory of the rapture was dimmed by what followed.
  • So a child was coming from those moments of high rapture—even if the memory of the rapture was dimmed by what followed.

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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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