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Then in despair he bit the loaf, and what was his astonishment when a piece of gold fell out of his mouth and rolled at his feet.
Dashwood could penetrate, and at last, without saying a word, quitted the room, and walked out towards the village--leaving the others in the greatest astonishment and perplexity on a change in his situation, so wonderful and so sudden;--a perplexity which they had no means of lessening but by their own conjectures.
They supplied me as fast as they could, showing a thousand marks of wonder and astonishment at my bulk and appetite.
What was his astonishment at seeing that there were four quite different kinds, some white, some red, some blue, and some yellow.
Presently we came to the first company, and were able to gaze in astonishment on the most magnificent set of warriors that I have ever seen.
The young couple gazed with astonishment at the sight of their visitor's emotion, and wondered to see the large tears silently chasing each other down his otherwise stern and immovable features; but they felt the sacredness of his grief, and kindly refrained from questioning him as to its cause, while, with instinctive delicacy, they left him to indulge his sorrow alone.
Her astonishment, as she reflected on what had passed, was increased by every review of it.
Winkle's astonishment was too real, and too evident, to escape the observation of Doctor Slammer's friend; he therefore proceeded--'My friend, Doctor Slammer, requested me to add, that he was firmly persuaded you were intoxicated during a portion of the evening, and possibly unconscious of the extent of the insult you were guilty of.
The astonishment and bewilderment of the party had gradually given way to a boyish and impatient interest.
It created profound astonishment, and wild rumours were current.
As he spoke, he looked back with astonishment at Francis Westwick, standing outside in the corridor, and eyeing the interior of the bedchamber with an expression of undisguised disgust.
Noting, but apparently not sharing, the astonishment caused by Mr.