Not daring to look round and without looking round, he was ecstatically conscious of his approach.
At the same moment Natasha, without drawing breath, screamed joyously, ecstatically, and so piercingly that it set everyone's ear tingling.
"Vivat!" shouted the Poles, ecstatically, breaking their ranks and pressing against one another to see him.
He did then made up for it by ecstatically vomiting green bile over the poor bloke in the seat in front.
And he was not the only man to experience that feeling during those memorable days preceding the battle of Austerlitz: nine tenths of the men in the Russian army were then in love, though less ecstatically, with their Tsar and the glory of the Russian arms.