Howie remained in rapture over Julie and his perception we'd accepted her as no one gave vocal evidence to the contrary.
Sarah suspected the real reason to be twofold, one: He did not want his work critiqued by anyone, let alone those 'jugheads in the modern music industry' and two: his music held so much rapture, sadness and longing that anyone listening to it would understand that beneath the snarky I-don't-give-a-crap-about-anyone attitude boiled a cauldron of raw emotion.
James Thomson (" B.V.") speaks " of the restful rapture of the inviolate grave," and sings the praises of death and of oblivion.
Mortifications and the rapture of the visions to which they were admitted.
In 1763, and in the same year entered at Lincoln's Inn, and took his seat as a student in the queen's bench, where he listened with rapture to the judgments of Lord Mansfield.