At such moments I forbear to press the holy songs; but there are many sweet and comfortable periods of satisfactory communication, when the ears of the savages are astounded
with the upliftings of our voices.
Accordingly, the manufacturer and all hands concerned were astounded
when he suddenly demanded George's wages, and announced his intention of taking him home.
Emotions of various sorts were all struggling together in the old man's face, and the two or three bystanders were astounded
when they saw the handsome, stately girl fling herself on Mr.
Clare, remembering that his friend had been married in the March of that year, at once asked when the will had been executed: receiving the reply that it had been made five years since; and, thereupon, astounded
It is a painful reflection to me," said Charles Darnay, quite astounded
, "that I should have done him any wrong.
We, the councillors, stood astounded
, like men who had become stone; but before we could speak or act the captain of the regiment had also cried aloud, "Bulalani Abatakati
Leader of those Armies bright, Which but th' Omnipotent none could have foyld, If once they hear that voyce, their liveliest pledge Of hope in fears and dangers, heard so oft In worst extreams, and on the perilous edge Of battel when it rag'd, in all assaults Their surest signal, they will soon resume New courage and revive, though now they lye Groveling and prostrate on yon Lake of Fire, As we erewhile, astounded
and amaz'd, No wonder, fall'n such a pernicious highth.
The Jew looked somewhat astounded
at this possibility; but collecting his courage, he replied hastily.
The black shape lifted me on to the white shape, a glad neighing greeted my astounded
ears and I murmured,
The Sultan was very much astounded
, and wished to see this marvel for himself.
One night, as I was in my chamber with no other companion than a damsel who waited on me, with the doors carefully locked lest my honour should be imperilled through any carelessness, I know not nor can conceive how it happened, but, with all this seclusion and these precautions, and in the solitude and silence of my retirement, I found him standing before me, a vision that so astounded
me that it deprived my eyes of sight, and my tongue of speech.
Captain Nemo," said I to my host, who had just thrown himself on one of the divans, "this is a library which would do honour to more than one of the continental palaces, and I am absolutely astounded
when I consider that it can follow you to the bottom of the seas.