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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of outbreathe.
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Love in Puritan families was often like latent caloric, -- an all-pervading force, that affected no visible thermometer, shown chiefly by a noble silent confidence, a ready helpfulness, but seldom outbreathed in caresses; yet natures like Mary's always craved these outward demonstrations, and leaned towards them as a trailing vine sways to the nearest support.
And as she sang, the Doctor looked upward, and marvelled at the light in her eyes and the rich bloom on her cheek, -- for where she stood, a sunbeam, streaming aslant through the dusty panes of the window, touched her head with a kind of glory, -- and the thought he then received outbreathed itself in the yet more fervent adoration of his prayer.
I had inbreathed their mystery and outbreathed it again as my own.