After the Emperor had left Moscow, life flowed on there in its usual course, and its course was so very usual that it was difficult to remember the recent days of patriotic elation and ardor, hard to believe that Russia was really in danger and that the members of the English Club were also sons of the Fatherland ready to sacrifice everything for it.
It was widely believed that tomatoes would incite ardor in those who consumed them.
This in itself was enough to damp the ardor of my enthusiasm.
I could not take my gaze off that beautiful face, which was all aflame with the ardor of love.
ardouruld not take my gaze off that beautiful face, which was all aflame with the ardor of love.