Sentence Examples


  • The garrison of Damascus took fright, and deserted their posts, so that `Amr Ashdaq was compelled to surrender.
  • "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.
  • Filled with fright he opened his eyes and lifted his head from under his cloak.

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