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The delights of love are made to stand for the raptures of union with the divine, the tavern symbolizes an oratory, and intoxication is the bewilderment of sense before the surpassing vision.
The glaciers and the rocks called forth no raptures.
His earliest sermon before the king at Whitehall carried his audience "to heaven, in holy raptures."
Fiery patriots like Hypereides were in raptures.
Their unique blend of voices in unaccompanied singing was received with raptures of delight by the folk fans and music critics alike.