Though no one had told him not to go in, he had a feeling that it would be wrong to do so; he was a little frightened, and his heart beat
uncomfortably; but at the same time something impelled him to turn the handle.
My heart beat
fast, my voice faltered--but I summoned courage enough to take his hand, and to make a last appeal to him.
Her heart beat
fast, and as she spoke she flew from the house like a maniac, with her waiting-women following after.
Her lips were a little parted, as if her heart beat
faster than usual.
Then, when he had assured himself that he could neither be seen nor heard, and was consequently relieved of doubts, he said, -- "Thanks, madame, -- thanks for your punctuality; "and he offered a chair to Madame Danglars, which she accepted, for her heart beat
so violently that she felt nearly suffocated.
Only, I wonder--the thing one's so certain of in advance: can it ever make one's heart beat
And this tattooing, had been the work of a departed prophet and seer of his island, who, by those hieroglyphic marks, had written out on his body a complete theory of the heavens and the earth, and a mystical treatise on the art of attaining truth; so that Queequeg in his own proper person was a riddle to unfold; a wondrous work in one volume; but whose mysteries not even himself could read, though his own live heart beat
against them; and these mysteries were therefore destined in the end to moulder away with the living parchment whereon they were inscribed, and so be unsolved to the last.
Her head whirled and her heart beat
until it hurt her.
His heart beat
quickly when he bethought himself of this; and he half resolved to turn back.
On reaching this sanctuary of the florist he stopped, supporting himself against the table; his legs failed him, his heart beat
as if it would choke him.
Dorothy knew at once it was a magic carpet she beheld, and her heart beat
high with hope and joy as she realized she was soon to be rescued and allowed to greet her dearly beloved friends of Oz--the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion.
Oh, how Gerda's heart beat
with anxiety and longing