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He was surrounded by all that could enchant the eye and enrapture the imagination.

There is little that does not enrapture them, if you tie them down to nothing, and let them try all.

And yet, even in this state, they enrapture those who behold them.

Such pretty maneuvering of horse and foot took place below Holyrood Palace as quite to enrapture a terrier.

The sight of a modern monument throws one into melancholy even while an ancient one has not ceased to enrapture.

Her face was lovely and animated enough to enrapture a Raffaelle, and her fortune ample enough to captivate a Rothschild.

The very smallness of her stature, with its perfect symmetry, had also gone far to enrapture him.

At first the work did not enrapture me, for I could not see the use of spending so much time upon breathing.

“I will enrapture you with a thousand hexameters declaratory of my incommunicable affections,” shouted the prolific versifier.

Meantime, the girl was making a toilet of vast and artful simplicity wherewith to enrapture the eye of the beholder.

WORD ORIGIN

1740, from en- (1) + rapture. Related: Enraptured.

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