Sentence Examples


  • "I didn't mean to startle you," he said.
  • Either amongst those Jews who looked to the coming of a Messiah or, Such a view on the part of men who knew Arabic infinitely better than the most accomplished European Arabist will ever do, may well startle us.
  • The changes in his mate were new enough to startle him sometimes, but she was without a doubt his mate.
  • Like Jean Hardouin he got to believe that a great deal of what is called classical literature was compiled by anonymous authors at a much later date, and he used frequently to startle his colleagues, the Gustavian academicians, by his audacious paradoxes.
  • The very first verses in the book startle the reader by their exaggerations, e.g.
 

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