It only needed a persistent effort of thought, stimulated
in this strange way by the crowd and the noise, to climb the crest of existence and see it all laid out once and for ever.
Accustomed to ease, and unequal to the struggles incident to an infant society, the affluent emigrant was barely enabled to maintain his own rank by the weight of his personal superiority and acquirements; but, the moment that his head was laid in the grave, his indolent and comparatively uneducated offspring were compelled to yield precedency to the more active energies of a class whose exertions had been stimulated
When I said that you stimulated
me I meant, to be frank, that in noting your fallacies I was occasionally guided towards the truth.
But his unconscious training for literature began very early; in his childhood his love of poetry was stimulated by his mother, and he always spent much time in roaming about the country and picking up old ballads and traditional lore.
His instinct for literary production was first stimulated by the German Romantic poets.
At that hour Phileas Fogg, having stimulated
the engineer by the offer of a generous reward, at last set out towards London with Aouda and his faithful servant.
They broke off at the least touch, and the waters that had stimulated
their early growth carried their last vestiges out to sea.
All, however, were lost upon the peaceful spirits of his hearers; not a Nez Perce was to be roused to vengeance, or stimulated
to glorious war.
Often, listening to the pilgrims' tales, she was so stimulated
by their simple speech, mechanical to them but to her so full of deep meaning, that several times she was on the point of abandoning everything and running away from home.
Levin saw that, stimulated
by his conversation with the doctor, he wanted to talk.
Actually was he hungry when he had megapode eggs, and the well-nigh dried founts of saliva and of internal digestive juices were stimulated
to flow again at contemplation of a megapode egg prepared for the eating.
The man who had spoken first, led the conversation, and indeed almost engrossed it, being only stimulated
from time to time by some slight observation from one or other of his companions.