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  • I dream a strange confounded dream in which intimations of bliss are transfused with lacerating pain.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • They had to transfuse several units of red cells— How will I tell Soraya?
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • When it was all over, we were standing beside Arthur, who, poor fellow, was speaking of his part in the operation where his blood had been transfused to his Lucy’s veins.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • He knew that the tight pressure of his arms was the only answer which the boy was now able to hear and understand-and he held the trembling body as if the strength of his arms could transfuse some part of his living power into the arteries beating ever fainter against him.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged

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  • The red cells have DNA, remember? I got transfused with your DNA.
    James Patterson  --  School’s Out - Forever
  • One immediately perceived three long parallel streets, unbroken, undisturbed, traversing, almost in a straight line, all three cities, from one end to the other; from North to South, perpendicularly, to the Seine, which bound them together, mingled them, infused them in each other, poured and transfused the people incessantly, from one to the other, and made one out of the three.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • All Dorothea’s passion was transfused through a mind struggling towards an ideal life; the radiance of her transfigured girlhood fell on the first object that came within its level.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • Blood is being transfused into his body.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Every citizen of the United States transfuses his attachment to his little republic in the common store of American patriotism.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • The social condition of the Americans naturally accustoms them not to take offence in small matters; and, on the other hand, the democratic freedom which they enjoy transfuses this same mildness of temper into the character of the nation.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2

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  • For weeks on end we were reduced to starting the same letter over and over again recopying the same scraps of news and the same personal appeals, with the result that after a certain time the living words, into which we had as it were transfused our hearts’ blood, were drained of any meaning.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • Thee next they sang of all creation first, Begotten Son, Divine Similitude, In whose conspicuous countenance, without cloud Made visible, the Almighty Father shines, Whom else no creature can behold; on thee Impressed the effulgence of his glory abides, Transfused on thee his ample Spirit rests.
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • The Americans, on the other hand, transfuse the habits of public life into their manners in private; and in their country the jury is introduced into the games of schoolboys, and parliamentary forms are observed in the order of a feast.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • But no sooner is the priesthood entirely separated from the government, as is the case in the United States, than is found that no class of men are more naturally disposed than the Catholics to transfuse the doctrine of the equality of conditions into the political world.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • …to provide them with the means of their plan-so throughout the world and throughout men’s history, in every version and form, from the extortions of loafing relatives to the atrocities of collectivized countries, it is the good, the able, the men of reason, who act as their own destroyers, who transfuse to evil the blood of their virtue and let evil transmit to them the poison of destruction, thus gaining for evil the power of survival, and for their own values-the impotence of death.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • transfuse love of music into the students
  • Then will I have thee in more modern forms, Attired like some sprightly dame of France, Brave Tuscan lady, or proud Spanish beauty; Sometimes, unto the Persian sophy’s wife; Or the grand signior’s mistress; and, for change, To one of our most artful courtezans, Or some quick Negro, or cold Russian; And I will meet thee in as many shapes: Where we may so transfuse our wandering souls, Out at our lips, and score up sums of pleasures, [SINGS.
    Ben Jonson  --  Volpone
  • Into thee such virtue and grace Immense I have transfused, that all may know In Heaven and Hell thy power above compare; And, this perverse commotion governed thus, To manifest thee worthiest to be Heir Of all things; to be Heir, and to be King By sacred unction, thy deserved right.
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
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