One hand on the table, the other reaching her slender stemmed glass aloft, she leaned toward me with a look of singular vehemence.
"The Boss of Little Arcady" by Harry Leon Wilson
In half an hour, he sent a little billet, expressing his concern for the vehemence of his behaviour, and prayed to see me.
"Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
His satires are also admirable, but without the fierce vehemence and lofty indignation that characterized those of Juvenal.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume I" by John Lord
All the vehemence of her nature was roused.
"Mercy Philbrick's Choice" by Helen Hunt Jackson
But it was the vehemence of his patriotism and his inspiring eloquence which brought Adams to the front, rather than his legal reputation.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XI" by John Lord
But Mrs. Van Wyck drew away, frightened at her vehemence.
"Children of the Frost" by Jack London
But the lady shrieked with great vehemence of terror and besought him mercy.
"The Story of the Champions of the Round Table" by Howard Pyle
In speaking these last words a fire seemed to sparkle from his eyes, which sufficiently denoted the vehemence of his inward agitations.
"The Fortunate Foundlings" by Eliza Fowler Haywood
Her words seemed, after all, rather a justification of their vehemence of feeling.
"Saxe Holm's Stories" by Helen Hunt Jackson
In the midst of this exciting scene there was one heart which beat with a nervous vehemence that well-nigh burst it.
"The Dog Crusoe and His Master" by Robert Michael Ballantyne
Because of thee, the land of dreams
Becomes a gathering place of fears:
Until tormented slumber seems
One vehemence of useless tears.
"The Dark Angel" by Lionel Pigot Johnson
Oh long ago the billow-flow of sense,
Aroused by passion's windy vehemence,
Upbore me out of depths to heights intense,
But not to thee, Nirvana.
"Nirvana" by Sidney Lanier
He press'd me with vehemence to give him my hand,
And vow'd that long courtship he hated;
I started, and told him we must make a stand,
Some trifles must first be debated.
"Nancy's Courtship" by William Hutton
I wander to the zigzag-cornered fence
Where sassafras, intrenched in brambles dense,
Contests with stolid vehemence
The march of culture, setting limb and thorn
As pikes against the army of the corn.
"Corn" by Sidney Lanier