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  • Administration wasn't the kind of work he relished.†   (source)
  • For those few seconds I was not a prisoner in a Nazi ghetto, trapped behind high walls, but a twelve-year-old boy like any other, relishing the mix of danger and excitement.†   (source)
  • One thing, I have to say, that I especially relished was the secrecy of it.†   (source)
  • Celaena awoke on Yulemas morning and relished the silence.†   (source)
  • Dan Needham gave them what he could; to deny them outright would risk the charge they relished to make, and made often—that so-and-so was "discriminatory."†   (source)
  • He relished recreation with an infectious fanaticism that had earned him a fraternal acceptance among his students.†   (source)
  • One pair, the Adam and Eve of snats, and some weirdo with a grudge, bidding them go forth and multiply, relishing the idea of those things twirling up the drainpipes.†   (source)
  • The kids relished having a place where they could be useful and learn something at the same time.†   (source)
  • He laughed, relishing my baffled horror.†   (source)
  • They were fine company, and Jon relished the stories they were telling, tales of battle and bedding and the hunt.†   (source)
  • But now he relished the time, and he spent it this day doing something he called "visiting."†   (source)
  • Over and over again I had played that pause in my mind, relishing it, her stunned silence: "Oh?"†   (source)
  • It's not just in our soft drinks and snack foods, but in the ketchup and mustard, the breads and cereals, the relishes and crackers, the hot dogs and hams.†   (source)
  • Lourdes relishes moments with her daughter Diana.†   (source)
  • Walking out of the drugstore be crunched another Excedrin into his mouth, grimacing yet relishing the bitter taste.†   (source)
  • I relished the feel of her melting into me as I flipped to a promising channel.†   (source)
  • Daisy shut her eyes and paused, relishing her favorite part.†   (source)
  • I had relished so many dreams of how sweet my sixteenth year would be, and now it had arrived, but I was here in this place.†   (source)
  • He relished the physical challenge.†   (source)
  • He looked across at Mr. Kahlo and Mr. Chen, and the machinists and sailmakers, their faces gray in the starlight, none relishing the idea of careening out over the ocean.†   (source)
  • I felt like I was on the edge of starvation, and I steamed into those eggs, toast, and sausages, relishing the food, relishing the freedom from the shouts and commands of the instructors.†   (source)
  • He relished the company and the genuine hospitality, so different from Dr. Stuart's impolite, hostile reception.†   (source)
  • The official menu:
    Hard boiled potatoes, a la Irish Village.
    International hash, a la Midway Plaisance
    Roast Missionary, a la Dahomey, west coast of Africa.
    Jerked buffalo, a la Indian Village.
    Stuffed ostrich, a la Ostrich Farm.
    Boiled camel humps, a la Cairo street.
    Monkey stew, a la Hagenbeck.
    Fricassee of reindeer, a la Lapland.
    Fried snowballs, a la Ice Railway.
    Crystallized frappe, from Libby glass exhibit.
    Wind doughnuts, a…†   (source)
  • There was a long pause, during which Mae was sure that Annie was relishing this piece of news, unknown to Mae.†   (source)
  • I snapped on the lamp on my desk and began to eagerly read my book, relishing the titles on each of the chapters, until I remembered Geneva Eggers.†   (source)
  • Enjoy your tea, Silvertongue," he said, relishing the discomfort on Elinor's face.†   (source)
  • When they emerged into the open, Clary took deep breaths of the thick morning air, relishing the city stench of smog, dirt, and humanity.†   (source)
  • I remember those first days so clearly, walking around, shoeless, feeling the warmth of wooden floorboards underfoot, relishing the space, the emptiness of all those rooms waiting to be filled.†   (source)
  • She relished the aroma of vetiver in the cloth in the great chests, she wrapped herself in embossed silks, she laughed at her own laughter when she saw herself in the full-length mirror in The Golden Wire disguised as a woman from Madrid, with a comb in her hair and a fan painted with flowers.†   (source)
  • The backs of Clarke's legs were burning, but she relished the sensation; the physical pain was a welcome distraction from her thoughts.†   (source)
  • She and Chrissie had found everything about Martin comical and were relishing the chance to laugh openly about him now they'd left his flat.†   (source)
  • So it only made sense that when Jenny and I finally settled on a house, it was located at ground zero of the Boca experience, midway between the waterfront estates of east Boca Raton and the snooty gated communities of west Boca Raton (which, I relished pointing out to the very zip-code-conscious residents, fell outside the city limits in unincorporated Palm Beach County).†   (source)
  • In any case, his cravings, although intense, never relished physical contact.†   (source)
  • The driver revealed himself to be a chatterbox and jokester, and relished the attention, and his wife seemed to relish it equally, though she spoke less, but she appeared to enjoy all these women listening enrapt to her husband.†   (source)
  • She was relishing the thought of seeing Hatsumomo destroyed.†   (source)
  • Her fingers ended in dangerously sharp points, and the look on her face was eerily smug, as if she were relishing a secret.†   (source)
  • That night, as Sophia lay sleeping, Luke left the bedroom and wandered out to the porch, relishing the lingering warmth from the day.†   (source)
  • "You're stalling," said the man in black "I'm relishing is what I'm doing," answered the Sicilian.†   (source)
  • I relished every second of it.†   (source)
  • The host seemed to think his pesos well spent, if only because he relished Dick's jokes.†   (source)
  • We also relished the seaside because we ate extremely well there.†   (source)
  • As evil as any Mask who spends a lifetime relishing the blood and tears of his victims.†   (source)
  • LUMA RELISHED A few days of rest during the holidays.†   (source)
  • Yolanda eats several right on the spot, relishing the slightly bumpy feel of the skin in her hand, devouring the crunchy, sweet white meat.†   (source)
  • It was trilling in anticipation, relishing how close he was.†   (source)
  • That was a new sort of event in my life, and I relished it a little as the morning passed.†   (source)
  • Richardson didn't mind—indeed, he relished—the hazards of the mission.†   (source)
  • Unlike Smith, Howard relished the attention.†   (source)
  • She's relishing this—being the oracle for a bit.†   (source)
  • This was exactly the kind of challenge that Adam Brown relished.†   (source)
  • Mortenson relished the challenge and took pride in the rigorous route they'd chosen.†   (source)
  • And as the train pulled away, gaining speed, she settled back into her seat, relishing only the forward motion, as it pulled her toward her destiny.†   (source)
  • Belle was alarmed, but Harlon relished the independence and the opportunity to do man's work.†   (source)
  • And then I relished her nauseated expression when she swallowed.†   (source)
  • I relished pointing out Paquette's ugly brown tie and identifying Madison not by his skin color, as I was expected to do, but by his clothes.†   (source)
  • The chaplain relished the privacy and isolation of his verdant surroundings and the reverie and meditation that living there fostered.†   (source)
  • She enjoyed the company of the three sworn sisters from Jintian and relished not being locked up solely with her mother-in-law.†   (source)
  • She smiled, relishing the moment.†   (source)
  • Several hands went up, but he only smiled and relished his question.†   (source)
  • Fistula surgery wasn't something I relished.†   (source)
  • He relished that dream.†   (source)
  • These moments were rare, and Jake relished them.†   (source)
  • Funeral Masses were the part of the padre's duties that he least relished.†   (source)
  • I relished the ability to walk, or even run, on my own.†   (source)
  • The center of the table was laden with trays and bowls filled with eggs, fish (not from the marshy lake, but from the sea beyond), spiced chicken, bread, braised vegetables, and half a dozen relishes of various types.†   (source)
  • I accuse you of relishing how bowels!†   (source)
  • His pleasures were a game of cards, a good drink or two, and martial music, which he relished to the point of absurdity, marching himself with his military band at almost any excuse.†   (source)
  • "Ah ha," cried the Deuxième associate, relishing a minor triumph of self-vindication.†   (source)
  • But after a hundred yards or so her heel hurt so much that she had to slow down and go on at a more leisurely pace, relishing the pain in her foot with each step she took.†   (source)
  • You relished it.†   (source)
  • Blood had flowed—new blood in and old blood out—and the press had relished every drop.†   (source)
  • Lourdes relishes winter most of all—the cold scraping sounds on sidewalks and windshields, the ritual of scarves and gloves, hats and zip-in coat linings.†   (source)
  • For the first time since another August, he not only consumed his food but relished it.†   (source)
  • Deo still relished a hike -- against all odds, I would have thought.†   (source)
  • He is an adrenaline junkie, relishing the rush of competing for power.†   (source)
  • "Some," said Dr. Ferris slowly, as if relishing every syllable of his answer.†   (source)
  • He relished thinking of that charge.†   (source)
  • I was talkative in the morning, alive and glowing, one of those dreadful people who were the scourge of the cadets who relished silence and time and vast quantities of caffeine before their bodies could adapt to the shock of marching through a sunless world.†   (source)
  • He relished the thought of chalk and blackboards and worn wooden seats and the crack of a new book's spine.†   (source)
  • Not one that included poetry and flowers, and her romantic sensibilities would have relished just that.†   (source)
  • She felt suddenly hopeless, defeated by his complacent, self-relishing drawl, his not-quite-right "I and your dad" and his trying-too-hard Northern i's, his greedy attention to the details of class and privilege.†   (source)
  • And even as I admired her for that simple gesture, I was battling to prevent myself from relishing the sweet delicacy she was to my kind.†   (source)
  • Unlike Zarqawi, who relished his Bin Laden— like role as a terror superstar, Saladin preferred to keep a lower profile.†   (source)
  • Zooey gave a genuine roar of laughter, as if he clearly relished seeing any affectation brought to light, his own included.†   (source)
  • The nesting season was well advanced by this time, and so were the eggs, but I ate them anyway and, since Ootek was watching keenly, I showed every evidence of relishing them.†   (source)
  • My mother relished these scare orgies.†   (source)
  • It is a trick of mimicry which she picked up easily as a child and which the Professor has relished exploiting ever since.†   (source)
  • She was big, noisy, and relished messy human combat.†   (source)
  • I hope he relishes it.†   (source)
  • He braced against it quietly to accept, endure it, relishing not only his exertion but the sullen, obdurate cruelty of the iron, for it was the cruelty which proved and measured his courage.†   (source)
  • Out on deck he stretched and breathed deeply, relishing the sunlight and the escape from the hull.†   (source)
  • It was only that he had relished his contentment.†   (source)
  • This called for light to climb by, since he relished a night on the ground inside the forest still less than he liked the idea of crouching helpless in the grass.†   (source)
  • Its very reason for living is life; it enjoys and relishes life.†   (source)
  • They would have relished a turn with the Fury's whip, given the chance.   (source)
    relished = enthusiastically enjoyed
  • He relished the role and concocted novel, grueling training regimens that his teammates still remember well.   (source)
  • In fact, she seemed exhilarated and had begun to tell the story differently, relishing the moment she'd been pulled over by the policeman, who was surprised to find a moaning woman, obviously in labor, in the backseat.   (source)
    relishing = enthusiastically enjoying
  • Not relishing the prospect of carrying a four-week load of food, heavy winter camping gear, and climbing hardware all the way up the Baird on my back, I had paid a bush pilot in Petersburg $150, the last of my cash, to have six cardboard cartons of supplies dropped from an airplane when I reached the foot of the Thumb.   (source)
    relishing = enthusiastic about
  • She was too indolent even to accept a mother's gratification in witnessing their success and enjoyment at the expense of any personal trouble, and the charge was made over to her sister, who desired nothing better than a post of such honourable representation, and very thoroughly relished the means it afforded her of mixing in society without having horses to hire.   (source)
    relished = enthusiastically enjoyed
  • Hall, however, was a quartermaster nonpareil, and he relished the challenge.†   (source)
  • Thomas stood, relishing the feel of a full stomach.†   (source)
  • It was one of his favorite expressions, and she relished using it against him.†   (source)
  • Basta relished the fear on his face for a few delicious minutes, then he turned to Flatnose.†   (source)
  • My feet dangle off the end, dance nervously, relishing relief for the first time in months.†   (source)
  • He trailed off, and Thomas knew the boy relished the idea though he was ashamed to admit it.†   (source)
  • Thomas relished every b re of his sandwich and veggies, eating as slowly as possible.†   (source)
  • Mark bent over, hands on his knees, relishing the chance to rest.†   (source)
  • Beans laughed at that but relished the tales of the silver queen's promiscuity.†   (source)
  • It was not a task he relished, but it must be done.†   (source)
  • In the warm seasons he relished long walks and time alone on horseback.†   (source)
  • Eleven Julie let the door swing closed behind her, still relishing her conversation with Mike.†   (source)
  • She surveyed her surroundings, relishing the quiet.†   (source)
  • She put her hands on his, relishing the feel of him against her.†   (source)
  • We hold hands, relishing the moment as one.†   (source)
  • After the sedentary life of the Senate, Adams relished the days out of doors.†   (source)
  • I think Walter was the only man on Robben Island who relished newspapers as much as I did.†   (source)
  • What other obstetricians perhaps dreaded, she relished.†   (source)
  • "Drowned," she repeats, clearly relishing the inherent wicked excitement of it.†   (source)
  • She lets the threat dangle for a moment, relishing the power in it.†   (source)
  • But I cannot deny how much I have relished having something others did not.†   (source)
  • I relished the thought of introducing Carol to my students.†   (source)
  • They had killed him, and now they were closing in on him and Pari, taking their time, relishing it, making a game of it.†   (source)
  • He took four, trying not to disturb the pyramidal structure of the pile, and ate one of them greedily, relishing the salty taste and the grease.†   (source)
  • They relished any news about what was happening at Hogwarts, though Phineas Nigellus was not an ideal informer.†   (source)
  • Most days, she relished her power to derail a man's thoughts with a single fleeting but strategic smile, to make tongues falter over words.†   (source)
  • In any case, I thought him very strange until I noticed that he kept glancing at me; I'd lived so much of my life in the isolation of the okiya that I must admit I relished the attention.†   (source)
  • She was cringing behind the door, near the jams and jellies—as many cobwebs in her hair as adorned the relishes and chutneys and the cans of overused, spongy tennis balls that dated back to the days when my mother saved old tennis balls for Sagamore.†   (source)
  • …she was relieved, better here than there she thought, and it occurred to her that she had been stifled in the place of her birth for virtually her entire life, that its time for her had passed, and a new time was here, and, fraught or not, she relished this like the wind in her face on a hot day when she rode her motorcycle and lifted the visor of her helmet and embraced the dust and the pollution and the little bugs that sometimes went into your mouth and made you recoil and even…†   (source)
  • He relishes the camaraderie: how riders take care of one another, pass along what they know, divide what they have.†   (source)
  • She relished being where she was, visible like this, a conduit like this, a guide to her watchers, but this responsibility, this unnecessary intrigue, it crippled her.†   (source)
  • He struck Mariam as the sort of quarrelsome young man who relished his authority, who saw offenses everywhere, thought it his birthright to pass judgment.†   (source)
  • And I relished even more the undisguised shock of people who'd known us as children: You? and Kitsey Barbour?†   (source)
  • We were gathered around the windows at that moment not because we relished the prospect of seeing Tommy get humiliated yet again, but just because we'd heard about this latest plot and were vaguely curious to watch it unfold.†   (source)
  • Slowly, carefully, relishing his penmanship, he wrote the following letter: Att: TO HE WHO GREATLY ENNOBLED HUMAN NATURE BY CREATING IT Dear God: The Purpose of this letter is to familiarize you with facts which either have escaped your notice, or which you have chosen to ignore.†   (source)
  • He dug with a kind of fury, relishing the manual work, glorying in the non-magic of it, for every drop of his sweat and every blister felt like a gift to the elf who had saved their lives.†   (source)
  • Their leader was Ian Woodall, thirty-nine, a loquaCious, mouselike man who relished telling anecdotes about his brave exploits as a military commando behind enemy lines during South Africa's long, brutal conflict with Angola in the 1980s.†   (source)
  • Laila had been to funerals before where she had seen women like this, women who relished all things that had to do with death, official consolers who let no one trespass on their self-appointed duties.†   (source)
  • You'd almost have thought they were sharing a private joke—whereas in fact, I'm sure Hatsumomo was relishing her victory in finding us, and as for Mameha …. well, I think her smile was just a way of hiding her anger.†   (source)
  • I could imagine him holed up and pacing all too clearly, trapped and prowling, relishing the drama of the predicament, a framed cop in a jail cell as portrayed by Farley Granger.†   (source)
  • How she'd relished this simple domestic act, washing plates at his sink, as he played a Jane Birkin song on the turntable.†   (source)
  • He spent the next two hours taking a long, luxuriously hot shower and relishing each bite of his bacon-and-eggs breakfast at the Denny's next to the hotel.†   (source)
  • Hugs and laughter were a staple in their home, a place where practical jokes were relished, because no one ever suspected meanness.†   (source)
  • Her voice is relishing.†   (source)
  • Near the window, hidden by the dark, he felt the irritability of the day drain from him and relished the effortless beauty of the women singing in the candlelight.†   (source)
  • He paused a moment, relishing the blue feel of tension in the air, and then announced simply: "Tommy and Carrie win.†   (source)
  • She applied some to her legs and arms, smoothing it over her breasts and belly, relishing the vibrant way it made her skin feel.†   (source)
  • She came to their church suppers without underwear, bought their steaming platters of food and merely picked at it—relishing nothing, exclaiming over no one's ribs or cobbler.†   (source)
  • She applied some to her legs and belly, then her breasts and arms, relishing the way it made her skin come to life.†   (source)
  • The wounds there (the bites, her mind insisted, as if relishing the horror of it) were deep and ugly.†   (source)
  • The fact that Ciphus had drained the red water within a week of Justin s drowning and redirected the spring waters into its basin hardly helped-pain was pain, and no Scab relished the ritual.†   (source)
  • It was his first in a while, and he spent most afternoons with Katie and the kids, relishing the lazy days of summer in a way he hadn't since childhood.†   (source)
  • To the contrary, Eragon's rejection seemed to invigorate him, as if he relished the challenge Eragon posed.†   (source)
  • "No!" she cried out, laughing, relishing the briskness of the water and the silky sensation of his skin against hers.†   (source)
  • After a long drink he handed it to Mark, who relished every drop as it slicked his parched mouth and throat.†   (source)
  • His stomach could not tolerate the snails and lampreys and other rich food Captain Khorane so relished, and after his first meal at the captain's table he spent the rest of the day with one end or the other dangling over the rail.†   (source)
  • Since Jared was born, she'd been a stay-at-home mom, and while she'd embraced and mostly relished that role, there'd always been a part of her that chafed at its limitations.†   (source)
  • Deo liked all his jobs, and he relished being around Paul Farmer, listening in on his conversations, listening to him talk while answering email.†   (source)
  • The description that would come down the generations in the family was of a "cheerful, vigorous, thoughtful" young man who, like his father, loved a "merry jest or tale," who did comic imitations of characters from Tristram Shandy, and relished the company of young ladies, while they, reportedly, "never felt lonely where he was."†   (source)
  • Demolitions specialists converged on pillboxes and bunkers with a vengeance, relishing their payback for the volume of slaughter those emplacements had dealt out.†   (source)
  • He relished that dream.†   (source)
  • He speaks for the president, but just as often veers off message to speak his own mind, which are moments he relishes.†   (source)
  • But other than this continued criticism, which the others relished and which frightened me deeply, my mother-in-law was kinder to me than my own mother had been.†   (source)
  • In between her shifts at the hospital, she planned the wedding: Despite his friends' warnings to simply go with the flow, Travis relished being part of the process.†   (source)
  • There was jostling and shouting and noise, and I relished it after the perpetual smothered quiet of the prison.†   (source)
  • That was the word she chose, and since it was straight out of the nineteenth century, her mother approved, relishing the blank stares she received when she told her lady guests what position her daughter had acquired with the State Poet Laureate.†   (source)
  • She had never thought herself particularly stalwart in moments of crisis, except at work where she positively relished them.†   (source)
  • I could have thought of anything, except that she would choose to crash in Galt's Gulch," Francisco said happily; he had the tone of that joyous relief which almost relishes the horror of the past, defying it by means of the present.†   (source)
  • The conversation, too, had been warm and comfortable-survivors relishing their deliverance from a nightmare.†   (source)
  • He had been raised in a family that had relished difficult tasks, like building a school and a hospital in Tanzania, on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro.†   (source)
  • She was twenty-nine years old the night of the dance, and she relished this memory and no other through the final hour of her life, as though it had been the last good time she could recall.†   (source)
  • Back in my day, I relished the challenge of reading the minds and body language of prospective jurors and picking just the right ones.†   (source)
  • Unless he is campaigning, a chore he relishes, the president finds even the simple act of shaking hands to be a burden.†   (source)
  • Muscles she hadn't used for thirty years were making their complaints known and Annie relished the pain like a keepsake.†   (source)
  • It wasn't a condition that Hema (or any gynecologic surgeon) relished seeing because it was difficult to cure.†   (source)
  • No matter what unintelligible causes he ascribes to his incommunicable feelings, whoever rejects reality rejects existence-and the feelings that move him from then on are hatred for all the values of man's life, and lust for all the evils that destroy it, A mystic relishes the spectacle of suffering, of poverty, subservience and terror; these give him a feeling of triumph, a proof of the defeat of rational reality.†   (source)
  • He relished walking past the other law offices and gazing at their locked doors and dark reception rooms.†   (source)
  • We drove through beautiful green vineyards and manicured farms, and I relished the scenery around me.†   (source)
  • He relished all that Paris offered in the way of luxurious shopping, architecture, painting, music, theater, the finest food, the best wine, and the most cultivated society in his experience—never mind what he may have written about cities or the expenses he incurred.†   (source)
  • There was one bed, and mother and daughter slept in it, but Genet would probably have relished her own bed.†   (source)
  • After a time in solitary, I relished the company even of the insects in my cell, and found myself on the verge of initiating conversations with a cockroach.†   (source)
  • Seth had lost a cousin in World War II, at the hands of his Japanese captors, and relished wallowing in his well-earned bigotry.†   (source)
  • That he relished the sharp conflict and theater of the courtroom, that he loved the esteem that came with public life, no less than he loved "my farm, my family and goose quill," there is no doubt, however frequentlyhe protested to the contrary.†   (source)
  • He has drawn closer to his children than ever before and relishes each and every moment they spend together.†   (source)
  • They had read the same law, distinguished themselves at an early age in the same profession, though Jefferson had never relished the practice of law as Adams had, nor felt the financial need to keep at it.†   (source)
  • Even as he relishes his first moments of power, outside the bedroom, mechanics are removing several of the first-class seats in the rear of Air Force One to make room for John Kennedy's coffin.†   (source)
  • Lettie gave the details, said she planned to attend, and relished the fact that Mr. Hubbard insisted that blacks be allowed inside the church.†   (source)
  • It would have surprised her to know how much he relished occupying the space that she'd just vacated, and covering himself with a blanket still scented with her dreams.†   (source)
  • He relished the dirt, the gutter fighting, the hand-to-hand combat, the thrill of the secret phone recording or the surprise eight-by-ten snapshot of the girlfriend in her new convertible.†   (source)
  • If the truth be known, she secretly relished the emergencies, the situations where her heart was in her mouth, where the seconds ticked off, where a mother's life hung in the balance, or a baby in the womb, deprived of oxygen, needed a heroic rescue.†   (source)
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  • They didn't particularly relish the opportunity of explaining just where the fruit had come from.†   (source)
  • I hope it's Granger," he said with relish.†   (source)
  • He seemed to relish the hardship.†   (source)
  • He imagined Benjamin, the scientific male in his group, beginning to read pages of rules and instructions with relish.†   (source)
  • Each recalls the slaughter with relish.†   (source)
  • In the icebox he found hot dogs, ketchup, mustard, relish.†   (source)
  • These people had four cats, Ketchup, Mustard, Relish, and Mayo.†   (source)
  • Sitting on the couch, Richard put a slice of smoked salmon on a piece of bread and chewed it with relish even as he spread caviar on a blini.†   (source)
  • And her mother needed burying, though I didn't relish another trip back to the public square.†   (source)
  • How long before she realized, with both shock and relish, that the fingers were hers.†   (source)
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  • "Mmmm," said Ty, with dramatic relish.†   (source)
  • With what fervor do they relish bringing their sexual misconduct to light!†   (source)
  • The Fair Gwen makes this really tasty potato salad with spices and stuff, way better than the mushy stuff Gram makes, and we have hot dogs fried in a pan with the buns toasted up butter-crisp just the way I like, and two kinds of relish and three kinds of mustard, and red onions cut up real small.†   (source)
  • …the sight of its jagged crystal buildings and shop fronts, were you to pass the stations where Wonderlanders arrived for work in sleek glass tubes hovering on cushions of air, were you to stop and purchase a tarty tart from a vendor and relish its tarty tart flavor bursting upon your tongue, you would never have known that in certain back alleys, on certain open plains, precautions were being taken: regiments of card soldiers put through military maneuvers, transports produced,…†   (source)
  • But the queen does, with great relish.†   (source)
  • One theory I have is that I was cooped up for so many years that I relish the thought of walking for long periods of time and just being outside.†   (source)
  • But I didn't relish the idea of spending my life as their watchdog.†   (source)
  • My man and I, we don't relish this work much.†   (source)
  • And while only a truly masochistic car thief would ever think of jacking the Chrysler, I still didn't relish the thought of explaining to my mom how and why her car went missing in the small hours of a school night.†   (source)
  • We want to make sure you have a nice, enjoyable hike—relish the joys of nature and all that.†   (source)
  • Your savages might relish a bit of rapine.†   (source)
  • She mumbles something and ignores me, licking her lips with apparent relish.†   (source)
  • He took one of the Excedrins from the counter, regarded it for a moment, then put it into his mouth and began to chew it, slowly and with relish.†   (source)
  • I relish that last phrase.†   (source)
  • I stood at a podium in a room filled with people who didn't relish my speaking to them.†   (source)
  • There's nothing for us to the north except the forest Du Weldenvarden-which we might be able to hide in, but I don't relish going back past Gil'ead.†   (source)
  • I do not relish killing, but I will do it if I must.†   (source)
  • He was impressed with the unbelievable realism of the experience-the Olympus Command School Historical Tactical Network was as far beyond regular stimsims as full-form holos were beyond tintypes-but the physical sensations were so convincing, so real, that Kassad did not relish the thought of being wounded.†   (source)
  • I did not relish the plan, and neither would the guys who would need to assist me on the journey.†   (source)
  • Although Belknap had read much about the world's fair and did want to see its future home, he did not relish the idea of spending a full day with Holmes.†   (source)
  • Dead when they picked him up," said Godber's man with relish.†   (source)
  • When I got home, Mom had brought two hot dogs back from the diner, wrapped in aluminum foil and filled with ketchup and mustard and pickle relish and sauerkraut like in Yankee Stadium, and I know because I've been to Yankee Stadium, which you might remember.†   (source)
  • "That's it until I figure how I can do some real damage to you," she said with relish.†   (source)
  • The guards seemed to relish concocting variations of their denials.†   (source)
  • I did not relish what it might telleth me about my future.†   (source)
  • He pronounced the name itself, Nyodene Derivative, with an unseemly relish, taking morbid delight in the very sound.†   (source)
  • After I got my PhD, my mother took great relish in introducing me by saying: "This is my son.†   (source)
  • I did not sleep much that first night; I wanted to relish the comfort of lying on a real, well-sprung couch.†   (source)
  • I drank the first one and then I thought I'd take advantage of the fact that she was out and cook myself a steak, make a red-onion relish, have it with a green salad.†   (source)
  • Oh, certainly he didn't relish the thought of someone hurting him.†   (source)
  • Amy would relish the battle—God knew what she already had lined up.†   (source)
  • Or you'll be the next one to go up in smoke," said Simon with relish.†   (source)
  • He seemed to relish her company and even to enjoy her country ways and lack of knowledge about city things.†   (source)
  • "The whole of your lot," she affirmed with relish.†   (source)
  • The driver revealed himself to be a chatterbox and jokester, and relished the attention, and his wife seemed to relish it equally, though she spoke less, but she appeared to enjoy all these women listening enrapt to her husband.†   (source)
  • I just relish the thought of what the future holds!†   (source)
  • When he finally stopped, our appetites were gone, but he feasted on the cold food with a non-talking but still noisy relish.†   (source)
  • Alex related all this with, I thought, a certain relish.†   (source)
  • With relish, she sticks the needle in his neck and presses the plunger.†   (source)
  • He ate a hot dog with relish and a soft pretzel with mustard and a birch beer.†   (source)
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