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Thank you, ma'am," said a gruff voice behind her, and there, to her great dismay, stood old Mr.
To his dismay and astonishment he found a Giant lying at the entrance of the wood; he was about to run off as fast as his legs could carry him, when the Giant called out: 'Don't be afraid, I won't harm you.
Alas," he said to himself in his dismay, "what ever will become of me?
Starting on their feet, and snatching up their rifles, they beheld in dismay their horses and mules already in possession of the enemy, who had stolen upon the camp unperceived, while they were spell-bound by the magic of old sledge.
This sensation lasts only a second, for even while you stagger something seems to turn over in your head, bringing uppermost the mental exclamation, full of astonishment and dismay, "By Jove
Alas," said he to himself in his dismay, "what will become of me?
The poor savages saw with dismay the ravages of a malady, loathsome and agonizing in its details, and which set the skill and experience of their conjurors and medicine men at defiance.
It marked none the less a prodigious thrill, a thrill that represented sudden dismay, no doubt, but also represented, and with the selfsame throb, the strangest, the most joyous, possibly the next minute almost the proudest, duplication of consciousness.
The whole district was in sorrow and dismay because of them, and yet no one could do anything to stop this.
But at this time the matter went no further, for that instant there rose from the regiments pressing round us something like a shout of dismay, and on looking up I saw the cause.
His round eyes grew rounder still, and his brow puckered in dismay as he saw that she was angry.
Anna Pavlovna in dismay detained him with the words: "Do you know the Abbe Morio?