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elated
used in The Mill on the Floss

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full of happiness and excitement
  • He did not see that it would have been better to soothe the interval with a new hope, and prevent the delirium of a too sudden elation.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- Aunt Glegg Learns the Breadth of Bob's Thumb (98% in)
  • "Then can you bear to think of me as your lover, Maggie?" said Philip, seating himself by her, and taking her hand, in the elation of a sudden hope.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- Another Love-Scene (53% in)
  • ...Maggie, among whose many imperfections an excessive delight in admiration and acknowledged supremacy were not absent now, any more than when she was instructing the gypsies with a view toward achieving a royal position among them, was not more elated on a day when she had had the tribute of so many looks and smiles, together with that satisfactory consciousness which had necessarily come from being taken before Lucy's chevalglass, and made to look at the full length of her tall beauty,...
    6.9 -- Book 6 Chapter 9 -- Charity in Full-Dress (75% in)

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