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The surprise and agitation occasioned by this full confirmation of Franz's former suspicion had no doubt imparted a corresponding expression to his features; for the countess, after gazing with a puzzled look at his face, burst into a fit of laughter, and begged to know what had happened.
When Meunier's visit was approaching its conclusion, there happened an event which caused some excitement in our household, owing to the surprisingly strong effect it appeared to produce on Bertha--on Bertha, the self-possessed, who usually seemed inaccessible to feminine agitations, and did even her hate in a self-restrained hygienic manner.
The apparently indifferent nature of the errand seemed to make a ridiculous anticlimax to my prevision and my agitation.
I was telling you that I cannot in the least understand Lizabetha Prokofievna's ideas and agitations.
In inexpressible agitation, amounting almost to fear, the prince slipped quickly away from the window, away from the light, like a frightened thief, but as he did so he collided violently with some gentleman who seemed to spring from the earth at his feet.
So little, so single, so separate from all else he appeared, who had been the cause of these extreme agitations and aspirations.
Cassandra was equally stricken by the sight of William's agitation, and appalled by the prospect of his desertion.
Bulstrode's sickly body, shattered by the agitations he had gone through since the last evening, made him feel abjectly in the power of this loud invulnerable man.
But it was not for such passionless calm that he preferred the scenes of [103] pastoral life; and the meditative poet, sheltering himself from the agitations of the outward world, is in reality only clearing the scene for the exhibition of great emotions, and what he values most is the almost elementary expression of elementary feelings.
And all about is the mud, soft mud, that bubbles forth gases, and that heaves and sighs with internal agitations.
But the agitations and anxieties of the day had proved too much for her.
She soon perceived these agitations of mind in Jones, and was at no loss to discover the cause; for indeed she recognized it in her own breast.