I anticipate with pleasing expectations that retreat in which i promise myself to realize, without alloy, the sweet enjoyment of partaking, in the midst of my fellow citizens, the benign influence of good laws under a free government, the ever favorite object of my heart, and the happy reward, as i trust, of our mutual cares, labors, and dangers.
In hours of weariness, sensations sweet, felt in the blood, and felt along the heart; and passing even into my purer mind, with tranquil restoration: - feelings, too, of unremembered pleasure: such, perhaps, as have no slight or trivial influence on that best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
Adrian smiled and clasped my hands, taking a few steps toward me. "and as for who you are, you’re the same beautiful, brave, and ridiculously smart caffeinated fighter you’ve been since the day i met you. finally, he put beautiful at the top of his list of adjectives. not that i should have cared. sweet talker, i scoffed. you didn’t know anything about me the first time we met. i knew you were beautiful, he said. i just hoped for the rest.
Deep in the meadow, hidden far away, a cloak of leaves, a moonbeam ray, forget your woes and let your troubles lay, and when again it's morning, they'll wash away. here it's safe, here it's warm, here the daisies guard you from every harm, here your dreams are sweet and tomorrow brings them true, here is the place where i love you.
Dearest lord, may i see you today and every day in the person of your sick, and, whilst nursing them, minister unto you. Though you hide yourself behind the unattractive disguise of the irritable, the exacting, the unreasonable, may i still recognize you, and say: "jesus, my patient, how sweet it is to serve you.
The rich, sweet smell of the hayricks rose to his chamber window; the hundred perfumes of the little flower-garden beneath scented the air around; the deep-green meadows shone in the morning dew that glistened on every leaf as it trembled in the gentle air: and the birds sang as if every sparkling drop were a fountain of inspiration to them.