affright

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  • Not like women or children when they are affrighted with fire in their clothes. Cited from Literary Remains, Vol. 3, by Coleridge
  • The child had hidden her face upon her arm, but now looked up in affright. Cited from Memories, by Fannie A. (Mrs.) Beers
  • Which when our Men saw brought to them, they were not a little affrighted. Cited from Historical Relation Of The Island Ceylon In The East Indies, Robert Knox
  • As he flew affrighted at my hand, I turned my eyes into my own heart. Cited from Story and Song of Black Roderick, by Dora Sigerson
  • But he looked at the problem only to start back in affright. Cited from A History of Rome, Vol 1, by A H.J. Greenidge
  • She had gone but a short distance when she stopped with another shock of affright. Cited from Through Forest and Fire, by Edward Ellis
  • He broke from me, looked up, and fixed his eyes upon me with an expression of affright. Cited from Edgar Huntly, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • And that scene was one that would have affrighted the heart of an ordinary man. Cited from Mystic Christianity, by Yogi Ramacharaka
  • Again she felt affrighted at their loneliness, which once hardly gave her a thought. Cited from Maria Chapdelaine, by Louis Hemon
  • She looked so much like a corpse, that he started back affrighted. Cited from Gladys, the Reaper, by Anne Beale
  • But I fear to affright her, and so I am silent of it. Cited from Dracula, by Bram Stoker
  • At the sound of a hand on the door all turned with a movement of surprise and affright. Cited from A Life's Morning, by George Gissing
  • We may imagine her affright, When the king's daughter is in sight. Cited from The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb, Vol. 3: Books for Children, by Lamb
  • She slipped from her mother's arms with affright in her face. Cited from A Love Episode, by Emile Zola
  • But, so affrighted, these is no question but she will fly. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9),by Samuel Richardson
  • Methinks sometimes the very hair on my head is standing up in the affright her words bring me. Cited from The Sign Of The Red Cross, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • I hold in my thought a different picture of Death from that which affrighted me in childhood. Cited from The Allen House, by T. S. Arthur
  • Don't be affrighted, go on now; don't you remember it? Cited from Three Wonder Plays, by Lady I. A. Gregory
  • Between him and the wife lies the young girl, who has fainted from affright. Cited from Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants, by James H. Head
  • He started in affright, and actually found that he had a great quantity of hair in his mouth. Cited from Memoirs of Popular Delusions V1, by Charles MacKay
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