astonished


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"I am astonished," said Mazarin, -- quite delighted at having recovered his memory, and bristling with malice -- "I am astonished, Monsieur -- Athos -- that a Frondeur like you should have accepted a mission for the Mazarin, as used to be said in the good old times " And Mazarin began to laugh, in spite of a painful cough, which cut short his sentences, converting them into sobs.
They were astonished to observe me without the usual hair or skin, except on my head, face, and hands; but I discovered that secret to my master upon an accident which happened about a fortnight before.
In the meantime, he desired "I would go on with my utmost diligence to learn their language, because he was more astonished at my capacity for speech and reason, than at the figure of my body, whether it were covered or not;" adding, "that he waited with some impatience to hear the wonders which I promised to tell him."
When the people saw the Hazel-nut child they were much astonished, and took him with the stork to the King of the country.
But I do know that it was even more marvellous than either of the others, so that the genius was astonished, and said to the third old man, "I will give up to you the third part of the merchant's punishment.
"I do not doubt it," replied he, rather astonished at her earnestness and warmth; for had he not imagined it to be a joke for the good of her acquaintance in general, founded only on a something or a nothing between Mr.
The light, which lit the soil thirty feet below the surface of the ocean, astonished me by its power.
Totally ignoring the substantive issue of my letter, Dring professes him/herself "astonished" that I attend concerts at Symphony Hall.
Speaking private Tv channel the daughter of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said the apex court's decision had not only astonished the PML-N but the entire world as well.
PRINCESS Eugenie has called on the public to support a social media campaign targeting modern slavery after she was left "astonished" by the stories of survivors.
LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn said he is "astonished" that families of the 21 people murdered in the Birmingham pub bombings are having to fight to get files released and the case investigated again.
MANY Brits on a city break don''t realise how far they will travel from the airport to their intended destination, and 39% were astonished by the distance.