Rapture in a sentence

Definition of Rapture

(dated, transitive) To cause to experience great happiness or excitement. | (dated, intransitive) To experience great happiness or excitement. | (transitive) To take (someone) off the Earth and bring (them) to Heaven as part of the Rapture.

How to use Rapture in a Sentence?

  • There is little of the sentimental rapture that the eighteenth century discovered for us.
  • And when it reached the full, the rapture of it touched the hearts of all who listened.
  • But it was chiefly in the woods that the rapture and flavor of the time ran riot in making beauty.
  • DeWitt held out his shaking hands to her, unbelieving rapture growing in his eyes.
  • Whole volumes of rapture around him are heard, But he keeps his counsel and says not a word.
  • Sounds that are born of rapture and bliss, Of the throbbing heart and the burning love-kiss.
  • Suddenly Maria, after a long gaze of rapture at her face in the glass, gave a great start.
  • The cataract, through rocky cleft that roars, I view, with growing rapture and amaze.
  • Not Orpheus, Linus, or great Hermes could Find words to make their rapture understood.
  • There was such rapture in his voice that heaven came down into her heart, and every doubt was stilled.
  • She stood unobserved and absorbed, glorying openly in the rapture that had run subterraneously all day.
  • I had always supposed that a miracle was the supreme sensation of existence, the ultimate rapture of the soul.
  • On rare occasions of rapture one might see a rat cleaning his whiskers at the water's edge.
  • What dissipates the rapture of this individuality and universality, and suddenly leaves us solitary and alone in a clouded life?
  • Again he bowed profoundly, his hat in his hand, a white carnation in his buttonhole and rapture in his heart.
  • She fetched a queer battered old comb which she washed and then proceeded with true feminine rapture to comb the wonderful waving locks.
  • It was the chorus of imitative rapture over Synge a few years ago that helped most to bring about a speedy reaction against him.
  • The Toad's misery turned into rapture as he eagerly scrambled up into the cab of the engine.
  • With what a thrill, too, do you bring back to me the brightness of old forgotten springs, the childish rapture at the sweet tunable cry!
  • It was not triumph which I read there, though there was joy and rapture and peace, beyond all power of understanding.

Short Example Sentence for Rapture

  • But the rapture ended quickly.
  • It was a sort of rapture of tenderness and protection.
  • Must she renounce this new rapture of living?
  • I said amidst a rapture of applause.
  • And hot my heart with rapture flowed.
  • Such confusion, such rapture as ensued!
  • But memory came to cloud the rapture of that first moment.
  • Oh, the pure rapture of "trimming"!
  • O rapture to fly And be free!
  • He was the prophet of a rapture that was theirs as much as his own.
  • She had had enough of hunger and rapture and disappointment.
  • Meredith had as great a capacity for rapture as for criticism and portraiture.
  • The rapture of the returning life to nature thrilled my inmost being.
  • I listened at my open window in a perfect rapture of every sense.
  • For five minutes we stood gazing with a sense of rapture at this goodly scene.
  • Language cannot express the rapture with which I heard this promise.
  • She knows nothing of the Dionysiac rapture and the sensuous side of mysticism.
  • And Phronsie clasped her fat little hands in rapture at the thought.
  • O the fine rapture of that first moment when Sandy found he could dance!
  • Is the near rapture non-existent, Because thou dreamest an ideal?

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