Delight is a word indicating sensations of pleasure or joy, or the process of giving pleasure or happiness.
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I am convinced that we have a degree of delight, and that no small one, in the real misfortunes and pains of others.
Edmund Burke, The Sublime and Beautiful, Part I, Section 14.Man delights not me: no, nor woman neither, though, by your smiling, you seem to say so.
William Shakespeare, Hamlet (1600-02), Act II, scene 2, line 321.Why, all delights are vain; and that most vain,Which with pain purchas'd, doth inherit pain.
William Shakespeare, Love's Labour's Lost (c. 1595-6), Act I, scene 1, line 72.Their tables were stor'd full, to glad the sight,And not so much to feed on as delight:All poverty was scorn'd, and pride so great,The name of help grew odious to repeat.
William Shakespeare, Pericles, Prince of Tyre (c. 1607-08), Act I, scene 4, line 28.These violent delights have violent endsAnd in their triumph die, like fire and powder,Which as they kiss consume.
William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet (1597), Act II, scene 6, line 9.All in heaven take joy in sharing their delights and blessings with others.
Emanuel Swedenborg, Heaven and Hell #399.
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