Then ensued one of those surprising, mystifying
, and utterly inexplicable changes that leave the masculine being so helpless in the hands of his feminine master.
And about this harpooneer, whom I have not yet seen, you persist in telling me the most mystifying
and exasperating stories, tending to beget in me an uncomfortable feeling towards the man whom you design for my bedfellow --a sort of connexion, landlord, which is an intimate and confidential one in the highest degree.
This was, perhaps, the most weird and mystifying
of all the telephone problems.
I could not resist the temptation of mystifying
him a bit, I suppose it is some taste of the original apple that remains still in our mouths, so I handed him the shorthand diary.
Porthos fancied they were mystifying
him, and began to curl his mustache and knit his eyebrows; but the knee of Mme.
It was a dream such as young men are always mystifying
The old woman was sitting in the same place in which I had seen her last, in the same position, with the same mystifying
bandage over her eyes.
She made use of the street-cars when need be, the terrible things that people scrambled for as the panic-stricken at sea scramble for the boats; she affronted, inscrutably, under stress, all the public concussions and ordeals; and yet, with that slim mystifying
grace of her appearance, which defied you to say if she were a fair young woman who looked older through trouble, or a fine smooth older one who looked young through successful indifference with her precious reference, above all, to memories and histories into which he could enter, she was as exquisite for him as some pale pressed flower (a rarity to begin with), and, failing other sweetnesses, she was a sufficient reward of his effort.
In the interval Winterbourne had often thought of Daisy Miller and her mystifying
And not only were these flowers almost blinding in their vivid hues of red and gold, but each one whirled around upon its stalk like a miniature wind-mill, completely dazzling the vision of the beholders and so mystifying
them that they knew not which way to turn.
Upon my honor, I thought you were mystifying
me, and I humored the joke.
He delights in mystifying
people; and he purposely misled you, I have no doubt.