And that afflatus was no such great matter, either: afflatuses should not promise more than they mean to perform.
Metre and rhyme, I grant you—long and short—but show me the afflatus!
He was not born to an inheritance of sycophancy; it comes like an afflatus upon him, and it turns his head.
Then with an afflatus, words flow, whispered by my muse, into lines and stanzas.
The afflatus thus acquired, its effects become visible in the frantic glare and the convulsive gesticulations of the possessed.
At this point, inspired by the afflatus of a deep and true affection, Philip waxed eloquent.
It seems to spread out its wings and to be lifted straight upwards out of sight by the afflatus of its own happy heart.
The Dial was the original organ of this afflatus, and contains many articles that are edifying to Christians of good digestion.
When once she abandoned herself to the afflatus of the dance delirium, she did with her beholders what she would.
After his deposal and death there was a long interregnum; but the afflatus was only distributed, not extinguished.