If parts allure thee, think how Bacon shined, The wisest, brightest, meanest of mankind: Or ravished with the whistling of a name, See Cromwell, damned to everlasting fame!
With ravished ears The monarch hears, Assumes the god, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the spheres.john dryden
He in a few minutes ravished this fair creature, or at least would have ravished her, if she had not, by a timely compliance, prevented him.Henry Fielding
For wheresoe'er I turn my ravished eyes, Gay gilded scenes and shining prospects rise, Poetic fields encompass me around, And still I seem to tread on classic ground.joseph addison
Thou hast prevaricated with thy Friend , By under-hand Contrivances undone me: And, while my open nature trusted in thee, Thou hast stepped in between me and my Hopes, And ravished from me all my Soul held dear.
That aged ears play truant at his tales And younger hearings are quite ravished; So sweet and voluble is his discourse.william shakespeare
A merrier man, Within the limit of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour’s talk withal: His eye begets occasion for his wit; For every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest; Which his fair tongue (conceit's expositor) Delivers in such apt and gracious words That aged ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished; So sweet and voluble is his discourse.
Vittoria: A rape! a rape!
Vittoria: Yes, you have ravished justice, Forced her to do your pleasure.
With ravished ears The monarch hears; Assumes the god, Affects the nod, And seems to shake the spheres.john dryden