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  • But such high wrought feelings could not remain long in the same ecstatic tone.

    Quentin Durward | Sir Walter Scott
  • Is there not a distinctively womanly strain of emotion in the throbbing tides of her high-wrought melodious song?

    George Eliot | Mathilde Blind
  • The spectators murmured a joyful applause, in high wrought expectation of the bloody game.

    The Fair Maid of Perth | Sir Walter Scott
  • Towards the end your high-wrought imagination can almost smell the sticking plaister, so vivid is the picture.

    Ireland as It Is | Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • But she put by the suggestion as the wild improbable coinage of her own high wrought imagination.

    Mary Seaham, Volume 3 of 3 | Elizabeth Caroline Grey

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