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“Now this is what I call real felicity,” observed the major, pulling out a pipe which he proceeded to fill.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The charm of style, the delicacy of touch, and felicity of phrase, are in both cases preeminent.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
I conceive that the strictest union of affection is requisite to conjugal felicity.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Marriage, which ought to be a source of all felicity, is often to a man a heavy burden which crushes him through want of fortune.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
On the sweet face of this brave mother, once so severely tried, the expression of profound felicity was depicted.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
The stream of life is a stream of joy; to ride on it, to let ourselves float on its surface, that is felicity!
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
When satiated with earthly felicity, may you be received in paradise by seventy dark-eyed houris—'
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
Even with pleasure would she witness the destruction of everything, for she would remain alone with Him; so great is her felicity.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
His son Myron enjoyed this felicity all the days of his life.
CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRYJAMES PARTON
At last, he had the full consciousness of his overwhelming felicity.
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FELICITY

  • animation
  • blitheness
  • cheer
  • cheerfulness
  • delight
  • felicity
  • gaiety
  • glee
  • high spirits
  • hilarity
  • jollity
  • joy
  • joyousness
  • mirth
  • pleasure
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