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So horrible a cry I had never heard nor conceived; it utterly unnerved me; I was conscious for a moment of nothing but my own terror
Alleyne, all unnerved at so strange and unwonted a sight, shrunk up against the wall with his eyes fixed upon the frenzied creature, which came bounding along with ungainly speed, looking the larger in the uncertain light, its huge jaws agape, with blood and slaver trickling to the ground.
The fact is I was completely unnerved by a sheer blank fright, pure abstract terror, unconnected with any distinct shape of physical danger.
There was an almost creepy stillness, and then the unnerved Galloway called out sharply:
So unnerved was I by the thought of impending violence to Leach and Johnson that my reason must have left me.
Had the events of the morning so unnerved me already that I was at the mercy of any delusion which common chances and common coincidences might suggest to my imagination?
We were so completely unnerved by all that had happened, that we were stupid, we said not a word to each other, we waited till it should be safe to enjoy ourselves at our ease.
Then she sat swaying her body to and fro, and making gestures with her unnerved arm, which seemed intended as the accompaniment to a fit of laughter, though her face was stolid and drowsy.
The shaking figure, unnerved and disjointed from head to foot, put out its two hands a little way, as making overtures of peace and reconciliation.
So unnerved was he at the sight that he leaned up against the wall with his hand to his throat to stifle his inclination to call out.
The country policeman was unnerved and troubled by the tremendous responsibility which had come so suddenly upon him.
SALM CAM THEY may have once been dubbed the Tartan Tories but SNP supporters will undoubtedly be unnerved by this picture doing the rounds on Twitter yesterday.