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As it was, it only discomposed me strongly, even to the extent of awakening an indefinite apprehension in regard to Natalia Haldin.
Though he was really in a fair way to be torn to pieces in the general enthusiasm, the locksmith, nothing discomposed, echoed their shouts till he was as hoarse as they, and in a glow of joy and right good-humour, waved his hat until the daylight shone between its brim and crown.
A second look, however, showed him that the man was particularly clean, and not otherwise discomposed as to his dress than as it answered this description.
It was granted immediately, though the lady still appeared much ruffled and discomposed by the degrading supposition.
43) If Humboldt uses familiar aesthetic tropes, however, his discomposed sense of place and scale distinguishes his perceptions sharply from the complacently dominant perspective manifested by Henry Crawford and Rushworth at Sotherton, and even from Price's confident assertions against Repton's carefully cultivated parklands.
The symptoms constitute psychological misorientation because they reflect discomposed correct orientation resulting from Eurasian psycho-cultural hegemony as presented in Baldwin (1980), Eyerman (2001), and Jennings (2003).
The fear of death had so discomposed his mind that he could not invent a lie.
To solve this model, the dual cycling quay crane scheduling problem was discomposed into intra-stage optimization phase (sequencing all stacks in one hatch), and inter-stage optimization phase (sequencing all hatches).
The fevered strokes with which Donachie describes Gall's almost blinded, almost weeping, discomposed eyes in The world stood still and I am wild, or the hand that simultaneously points to, shades, impresses upon, and protects the woman's upper thigh in Know my substance when It speaks, protest this bias.
a twenty-year marriage discomposed, sustained this long
The discomposed nature of Albion's existence suited Johnson's personality.
One frenzied morning the real Dana Halter gets pulled over in what they call on television a "routine traffic stop" and the next thing she knows the cop is "standing three paces back from the driver's door and he had his weapon drawn and pointed at her and he was saying something about her hands--barking, his face discomposed, furious--and he had to repeat himself, more furious each time, until she understood: Put your hands where I can see them.