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  • While she enjoyed the endless coverage and exultation of Amy Elliott Dunne.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • It was wild and exulting, like a hawk’s shrill cry.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Mr. Curtain’s face, though pale and drawn, quite gleamed with exultation.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • The important thing was to outthink the enemy, find his weakness, let him have his moment of exultation.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride

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  • "The Nile," all of them shouted, poking each other with their fingers and exulting in the breadth of their education.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • We must give the last word to an Alabama lieutenant who exulted in the name of Rebel.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • Most of the time, though, I exult, and think I have had a narrow escape.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • She stopped her spinning suddenly, and with a look of mad exultation, gripped the remnants of her bodice with both hands and tore it down the front.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • By the same magic, Mrs. Barbour’s invitation seemed to extend beyond the summer and far into the horizon, as if the entire Atlantic Ocean lay between me and Grandpa Decker; the lift was dizzying, and all I could do was exult in my reprieve.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Jenks exulted.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die

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  • They would then sing most exultingly the following words:— "I am going away to the Great House Farm!
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • "One heave," cried Jack, exulting, "and—wheee—!"
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • In the old days the heretic walked to the stake still a heretic, proclaiming his heresy, exulting in it.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • The look on his face was a mixture of exultation and self-loathing.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • The unrepeatable exultation was in knowing that they both understood this.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • He literally glowed; without a word or a gesture of exultation a new well-being radiated from him and filled the little room.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • Closer to the town hall, under a light, some shadows stood and talked, most likely exulting in the success of the fire.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • The solitude and total freedom of the wilderness created a perfect setting for either melancholy or exultation. roderick nash,wilderness and the american mind On April 15, 1992, Chris McCandless departed Carthage, South Dakota, in the cab of a Mack truck hauling a load of sunflower seeds: His "great Alaskan odyssey" was under way.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • I exulted at having a dorado at the end of my line—I would be less keen if it were a tiger.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Bologna should have exulted Dunbar, because the minutes dawdled and the hours dragged like centuries.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Professor Krempe often asked me, with a sly smile, how Cornelius Agrippa went on, whilst M. Waldman expressed the most heartfelt exultation in my progress.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • I could have leaped out of the water with that momentary exultation.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • He really did look serious when he was saying it, and I couldn’t help feeling a sort of exultation that he was number Two in one day.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • She had come to the party filled with a strange feeling of anxious exultation.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Everywhere was tumult, exultation, deafening and maniacal bewilderment, astounding noise, yet furious dumb-show.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • It mattered not that they made him sea-sick—he made no account of this inconvenience; and, whilst his body was writhing under their effects, his spirit bounded with hopeful exultation.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • He was exulting to the sky.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • The bow had given him this way and he exulted in it, in the bow, in the arrow, in the fish, in the hatchet, in the sky.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Hatchet
  • I observed once, indeed, something like exultation in his aspect: it was just when the people were bearing the coffin from the house.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • There was a muffled exultation from the other side.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • "I knew it!" said Mrs. Lynde, with the exultation of a correct guesser.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • The thought of Jace in the same house she lived in, always nearby, filled her with a mixture of exultation and horror.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • And then I gave a cry of exultation, for a tiny pin-point of yellow light had suddenly transfixed the dark veil, and glowed steadily in the centre of the black square framed by the window.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • He starts, he lifts himself; and the bands are shattered, the burdens roll off him—he rises—towering, gigantic; he springs to his feet, he shouts in his newborn exultation
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • And then, as he met my awed gaze, he broke into a breathtaking smile of exultation.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • O strange exultation! I thought him real, and not a dream.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • "I will tell it," cried Milady, with a feigned exultation, "on the day when I shall have suffered sufficiently for my faith."
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • I was haunted by the fear that she would, sooner or later, find me out, with a black face and hands, doing the coarsest part of my work, and would exult over me and despise me.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • He was thrilling and exulting in ways new to him and greater to him than any he had known before.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • "The Miss Reeds could not play as well!" said she exultingly.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • And you need not exult over him, good brother of the Southern States; for we have some inklings that many of you, under similar circumstances, would not do much better.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • ’The strange exultation that so often seems to accompany hard fighting came upon me.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • When Dresden was destroyed later on, incidentally, Lazzaro did not exult.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • He was so brimful of exultation that he could hardly hold himself when the old lady came back and stood above the wreck discharging lightnings of wrath from over her spectacles.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • Ripping: what did it mean? — God knows, I did not care; it was the sort of word that schoolgirls had for hockey, wildly inappropriate to those past weeks of misery and exultation.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • The look of exultation and brutal triumph which announced this terrible truth was irresistibly irritating.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • They exulted in it.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • The wonder of it brought tears to his eyes and a smile of wild exultation that dispelled all his doubts and fears in a surge of pure emotion.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • There was an exultation, a huge delight: I was alive.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • I stretched out my hands, exulting in the freshness of these 87) sensations; and in the act, I was suddenly aware that I had lost in stature.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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