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The remembrance of these times of happiness and innocence frequently returning to my mind, both ravish and affect me.
Thy voice sends forth such music, that I never Was ravish'd with a more celestial sound.
Callot's men are users of the wheel and the estrapade; they roast the husband while they ravish the wife.
GEORGE CRUIKSHANKW. H. CHESSON
It was a feat altogether to ravish a delighted father's heart, and no wonder that he counted John so great a comfort.
HEARTMARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER
The perfect symmetry of this marvellous structure would ravish Michel Angelo.
Had not the ear of that slave drunk in the same flattering words, as were now intended to intoxicate and ravish him?
Again, these did not ravish, though the cacique and his family and the rowers regarded with interest such strange matters.
1492MARY JOHNSTON
O Cynthia, if thou shouldest always continue at thy fulness, both gods and men would conspire to ravish thee.
An hour ago there was silence; now there is sound of such exquisite quality as to ravish the soul with delight.
THE RECONSTRUCTED SCHOOLFRANCIS B. PEARSON
It cannot but ravish and exalt; it cannot but gloriously disturb and perplex thee, to take in all that suggests.

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