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  • He closed his eyes, and immediately a sound of cannonading, of musketry and the rattling of carriage wheels seemed to fill his ears, and now again drawn out in a thin line the musketeers were descending the hill, the French were firing, and he felt his heart palpitating as he rode forward beside Schmidt with the bullets merrily whistling all around, and he experienced tenfold the joy of living, as he had not done since childhood.
  • Her palpitating heart was deeply affected by the sermon which was on the very words of that Psalm.
  • Stevenson contrasts " the warm and palpitating facts of life " with the " chill and arid knowledge " gained by education.
  • I slipped out of bed, all palpitating with fear, and peeped round the corner of my dressing-room door.
  • My heart was still palpitating from watching her emerge from the waves.

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