bewilderment


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His bewilderment and his alarmed perplexity passed off, however, and his lips now twitched with rage as he continued to stare evilly at his laughing guest, while his countenance became absolutely livid.
And latterly, to her surprise and bewilderment, Princess Mary noticed that her father was really associating more and more with the Frenchwoman.
Hilbery looked from one to the other in bewilderment.
I looked in bewilderment at David, and he quickly put his hand over his mouth.
When he had gone Jane Clayton sank down upon her berth in utter bewilderment.
This time, however, it was bewilderment of a different sort.
He stood red-faced and blinking, with his crooked arms outstretched, while a male hand, protruding from the window, kept piling up upon him a series of articles the sight of which filled the curious old ladies with bewilderment.
The Frenchman followed the movements of Francis, in such a state of bewilderment that he actually forgot to seize the opportunity of shutting out the fresh air.
He entered the room and shut the door, and for a time stood in bewilderment, admiring the grandeur before him.
This explanation will, I trust, relieve those well-regulated minds, who cannot conceive of such literary lawlessness, from the bewilderment which they suffered when the same experiment was tried in a former book.
This, at any rate, is certain--his sparkling little gray eyes looked at me in undisguised bewilderment and alarm.
But Maid Marian only scolds the more, and at last goes away leaving the others in sad bewilderment.