144 Metaphors for feeling

Fitzgerald's first feeling was joy; for he was glad to be relieved from the picture of Rosa's horror and despair, which had oppressed him like the nightmare.

The feeling abiding with him then must have been happiness, because he was not used to it.

Before the passage of the Stamp Act the feeling of the colonists toward Britain had been "the best in the world."

This feeling ultimately became a kind of mania with him.

Here, one feels, is that strange and so-soon-forgotten country revealed for us from within, and by a native denizen.

"Nothing a nature like yours feels strongly is nonsense, Frances," I replied soothingly.

Of course, the predominant feeling toward him has always been hatred for the awful suffering he caused my mother.

It would be strange if one had a new illness just when one is getting well of the old; and one feels now is the time to enjoy one's self, to kick up one's heels a little, while at least there is not likely to be much of a watch kept up therethe saints forgive me,' cried Jacques, trembling and crossing himself, 'if I speak with levity at such a moment!

If the discharged feel (as assuredly they do) that punishment is a matter of chance, they return to their habits as the hazard-player goes again to the dice, in hopes of coming off a winner, and reimbursing himself for former losses.

Feeling is thus the source of all knowledge; feeling is the basis alike of religion and philosophy.

The detail is not unfrequently Gothic, especially in the pointed windows; but the feeling of the whole structure, in its airy space and lightness, delicate terra-cotta mouldings, and open loggie, is truly Cinque Cento.

And yet my strongest feeling was a wild regret.

What caused, if possible, an even deeper feeling of anger than his interference in church matters, was his claim to influence the decisions of the law courts.

Coming up the staircase his feelings for Wedderburn had been generous, a certain admiration perhaps, a willingness to shake his hand conspicuously and heartily as one who had fought but the first round.

And my feelings are tender to-daymost awful tender, Luke.

I would observe that a lady who cherishes, I have reason to fear, unfriendly feelings against your uncle is not the most desirable companion for his ward.

For here we have a language which nature has given to every one, and which every one understands; and to do away with and forbid it for no better reason than that it is opposed to that much-lauded thing, gentlemanly feeling, is a very questionable proceeding.

Ill-feeling toward someone is a cousin to hatred.

His feeling was an added burden, and she felt that she had enough to carry.

My course of study had led me to believe, that all mental and moral feelings and qualities, whether of a good or of a bad kind, were the results of association; that we love one thing, and hate another, take pleasure in one sort of action or contemplation, and pain in another sort, through the clinging of pleasurable or painful ideas to those things, from the effect of education or of experience.

Common sense would say that the longer it took to make, the less wonder there was in its being made at last: but the instinctive human feeling is the opposite.

English poetic feeling, combined with as much of French technique as it could assimilatethere was the line of progress.

The feeling of a FATHER to his child, again, you find is fainter still among beasts.

A real feeling for religion is seldom the fruit of such instruction; the children, as a rule, are glad after their Confirmation to have done with this unspiritual religious teaching, and so they remain, when their schooling is over, permanently strangers to the religious inner life, which the instruction never awakened in them.

The natural feeling between men is mere indifference, but between women it is actual enmity.

144 Metaphors for  feeling