He seemed very fond of walking but he had a way of sitting or lying down for a while and then getting up in a disconcerting
manner to begin again.
It was additionally disconcerting
to have madame knitting all the way there, in a public conveyance; it was additionally disconcerting
yet, to have madame in the crowd in the afternoon, still with her knitting in her hands as the crowd waited to see the carriage of the King and Queen.
It was a little disconcerting
to me, to find, when I was being helped up behind the coach, that I was supposed to have eaten all the dinner without any assistance.
That is so verree disconcerting
of the Europeans, Mister O'Hara.
It was interesting, doubtless, the whole show, but it would have been too disconcerting
hadn't a certain finer truth saved the situation.
The few remarks which she did venture, nowadays, had the effect of a disconcerting
splash before they sank into the gloomy depths of the thick silence.
She was a fearless and familiar little thing, who asked disconcerting
questions, made precocious comments, and possessed outlandish arts, such as dancing a Spanish shawl dance and singing Neapolitan love-songs to a guitar.
I should have got through the rest of that day happily enough, such was the load off my mind and hands, but for an extraordinary and most disconcerting
note received late at night from Raffles himself.
She combined a masculine intelligence with a feminine perversity, and the novels she wrote were original and disconcerting
He leaned back cautiously, for the chair on which he sat had a ricketty leg, and it was disconcerting
when a rhetorical flourish was interrupted by a sudden fall to the floor.
Then perhaps the bell would jam or a brake fail to act on a hill; or the seat-pillar would get loose, and the saddle drop three or four inches with a disconcerting
bump; or the loose and rattling chain would jump the cogs of the chain-wheel as the machine ran downhill, and so bring the mechanism to an abrupt and disastrous stop without at the same time arresting the forward momentum of the rider; or a tyre would bang, or sigh quietly, and give up the struggle for efficiency.
Pierre was still afraid that this officer might inadvertently say something disconcerting