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earth move, to feel the

To have an extremely good sexual experience. This hyperbole first appeared in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940), “But did thee feel the earth move?” It has been repeated, usually in humorous fashion, ever since.
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Another scenario made fun of on how people reacted to an earthquake with Carole King's 'I Feel the Earth Move' as background.
Other hits followed that included I Feel The Earth Move, More Than You Know, Love Thy Will Be Done (written by Prince) and Martika's Kitchen.
You've got a friend ...: Carole King -- she of iconic classics such as "I Feel the Earth Move," "It's Too Late," "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" and "Where You Lead" (Yes, the "Gilmore Girls" theme song, and yes, that is her behind the counter of Stars Hollow's Sophie's Music shop) -- gets the tribute treatment as Tina Naponelli pays homage with her "Tapestry Unraveled: A Tribute to Carole King" at the Raue Center for the Arts.
was winning the Vietnam War, we continued to feel the Earth move under our feet as B-52 bombers and fighter jets continually rumbled down the runways of Griffiss Air Force Base, just a few miles from my home.<br />At times, the world felt chaotic and unrelentingas if God, the universe and the fates were piling on.
I came out and asked my wife did you feel the earth move? No, she said, so I put it down to my imagination".
Featuring passionate renditions of Fire and Rain, Sweet Baby James, I Feel the Earth Move, Natural Woman, You've Got a Friend and more, this astonishing back catalogue is realised with authenticity by Phoebe Katis and Dan Clews who are both well established artists in their own right.
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The concert has now fittingly been released on CD and DVD/Blu-ray and there are plenty of sing-along highlights, such as the energetic I Feel The Earth Move, starting off the set with dramatic piano riffs and King's undeniably recognisable vocals to rapturous applause.
Sometimes they made so much noise you could actually feel the earth move. It was a special atmosphere.
"In the lyrics of Carole King, 'I feel the earth move under my feet,'" said Hubbard, the Judicial Luncheon speaker at The Florida Bar Annual Convention in June.
Unlike some of them I have no desire to feel the earth move, although thank you very much just the same.
The clear standout was Alicia Keys, who appeared early in the program to perform "I Feel the Earth Move" and later participated in the showstopper, a duet with the night's honoree on "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman."
And we jammed to the 10 best Carole King songs you didn't know are Carole King songs; plus "I Feel the Earth Move," cause we do.