Sentence Examples

  • Yet these, perhaps, instead of being the unsuppressable symptoms of some latent weakness, or fright at his own resolve, were but the plainest tokens of its intensity.
  • The whales might have made one of their regular soundings, not a temporary dive from mere fright; and if that were the case, Stubb, as his wont in such cases, it seems, was resolved to solace the languishing interval with his pipe.
  • "I am afraid for the baby," she said to Mademoiselle Bourienne: "Heaven knows what a fright might do."
  • He thought angrily of the pleasure he would have at seeing the fright of that small and frail but proud man when covered by his pistol, and then he felt with surprise that of all the men he knew there was none he would so much like to have for a friend as that very adjutant whom he so hated.
  • When she saw Natasha's fright, Sonya shed tears of shame and pity for her friend.

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