astonishing


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surprising greatly

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so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm

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But the most astonishing as well as the most interesting thing to me was the condition of the colored people, a great many of whom, like myself, had escaped thither as a refuge from the hunters of men.
Your eyebrows have become as thick as my finger, and your forehead resembles what, in some very astonishing poetry, I once saw styled,
It is astonishing how sociable I feel myself compared with him.
Craven beheld when he entered his patient's room was indeed rather astonishing to him.
with an astonishing volume of voice; and then sat down, and began to pant, and said I had given her a turn.
We walked with a regular step, which rang upon the ground with astonishing intensity; the slightest noise was transmitted with a quickness to which the ear is unaccustomed on the earth; indeed, water is a better conductor of sound than air, in the ratio of four to one.
Carts, carriages every- where, the most astonishing miscellany of conveyances and horseflesh.
The height of these banyans is really remarkable, my dear Dick; and yet, they would be nothing astonishing in the New World.
Reality has since copied Prince Carl with an astonishing faithfulness.
And it must appear an astonishing conjunction of genius with a whole series of extraordinary chances that this ram, who instead of getting into the general fold every evening goes into a special enclosure where there are oats- that this very ram, swelling with fat, is killed for meat.
He did not think that she tried to deceive her uncle and aunt, but he imagined that she had dreamed all of those astonishing adventures, and that the dreams had been so real to her that she had come to believe them true.
Your Honour," said the defendant's attorney, when the case was called, "I move that this astonishing action be dismissed.
After remaining at and about the spot for some time, with aimless irresolution, the three men returned to Leamington, told their astonishing story and were afterward taken into custody.
Some new proof of talent bursts from that astonishing woman every year of her life.
Almost every arm of the sea, which penetrates to the interior higher chain, not only in Tierra del Fuego, but on the coast for 650 miles northwards, is terminated by "tremendous and astonishing glaciers," as described by one of the officers on the survey.