I heard a neigh. Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh as that was! My very heart leaped with delight at the sound.
__Nathaniel Hawthorne, "The Chimæra," A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys, 1852 (about Pegasus)
In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
__Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter