perplexed


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He gathers courage to pause and look homeward, but is perplexed with a sense of change about the familiar edifice, such as affects us all, when, after a separation of months or years, we again see some hill or lake, or work of art, with which we were friends of old.
The sober widow, resuming her former pace, proceeds to church, but pauses in the portal, and throws a perplexed glance along the street.
But he was too perplexed with the new thoughts she had put into his head to take advantage of the situation.
Having swept the hearth and wiped the table, I departed; more perplexed than ever.
Kenneth was perplexed to pronounce of what disorder the master died.
The priest, perplexed and amazed, made haste to examine the wound with both hands, and found that the blade had passed, not through Basilio's flesh and ribs, but through a hollow iron tube full of blood, which he had adroitly fixed at the place, the blood, as was afterwards ascertained, having been so prepared as not to congeal.
He is gay and thoughtless, takes little heed of landmarks, depends upon his leaders and companions to think for the common weal, and, if left to himself, is easily perplexed and lost.
He notices every landmark; can retrace his route through the most monotonous plains, or the most perplexed labyrinths of the mountains; no danger nor difficulty can appal him, and he scorns to complain under any privation.
These conflicting questions perplexed and agitated his mind and gave rise to much anxious reflection, for he was a conscientious man that seems ever to have aimed at a faithful discharge of his duties, and to have had the interests of his employers earnestly at heart.
But I was bewildered, perplexed, and unable to arrange my ideas sufficiently to understand the full extent of his proposition.
The company looked at each other with a perplexed interest -- and inquiringly at Huck, who was tongue-tied.
He coloured, seemed perplexed, looked doubtingly, and, after some hesitation, said,--