References in classic literature ?
Such will try to discredit the shocking tales of slaveholding cruelty which are recorded in this truthful Narrative; but they will labor in vain.
You can't believe how ill-tempered and shocking she is, Julia.
appen on the right occasions, was necessarily shocking.
It is shocking without being tragic, for no disaster follows.
The event was so shocking, that there were moments even when her heart revolted from it as impossible: when she thought it could not be.