There was evidently an afflatus on the men, and they wrote and acted as they were moved.
Metre and rhyme, I grant you—long and short—but show me the afflatus!
Then with an afflatus, words flow, whispered by my muse, into lines and stanzas.
At this point, inspired by the afflatus of a deep and true affection, Philip waxed eloquent.
When once she abandoned herself to the afflatus of the dance delirium, she did with her beholders what she would.
The Dial was the original organ of this afflatus, and contains many articles that are edifying to Christians of good digestion.
After his deposal and death there was a long interregnum; but the afflatus was only distributed, not extinguished.
Finally the afflatus concentrated on Brigham Young as its second medium, and he has organized Mormonism.
The afflatus of liberty sat upon the people as cloven tongues.
If he gets the afflatus, he acts in the usual way, yelling and screaming out the answers sought.