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  • The party who went ashore to search for it soon came back aghast. Cited from Christopher Columbus, by Mildred Stapley
  • He cast his eye over it, and started back aghast. Cited from Jack in the Forecastle, by John Sherburne Sleeper
  • He drew back aghast at the sight that met his gaze. Cited from Imperium in Imperio: A Study Of The Negro Race Problem, Sutton E. Griggs
  • I saw the reflection of my features, and started back aghast. Cited from Jack in the Forecastle, by John Sherburne Sleeper
  • She opened the door and started back aghast. Cited from The Luck of Thirteen, by Jan Gordon and Cora J. Gordon
  • The old man started back aghast, doubting whether it was not a ghost that stood before him. Cited from Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists, by Washington Irving
  • Suddenly his jaw dropped and he started back aghast. Cited from Bob Cook and the German Spy,Tomlinson, Paul Greene
  • Then the servants entered to attend to their dead Emperor, and when they saw him standing there strong and well, they started back aghast. Cited from Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know, by Various
  • He started back aghast at the horrible sight. Cited from The Thirsty Sword, by Robert Leighton
  • I can see thee sit back aghast at this lack of filial spirit; and I, too, am aghast. Cited from My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard, by Elizabeth Cooper
  • Ned passed through the sallyport and he reeled back aghast for a moment. Cited from The Texan Scouts, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Stalking out of the house in his own due time the Senior Surgeon reared back aghast at the sight. Cited from The White Linen Nurse, by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • All shrank back aghast, and left the denouncer of woe standing alone in the centre of the hall. Cited from Conquest of Granada, by Washington Irving
  • The lad leaped to his feet and the pirate sprang back aghast, thinking perhaps that he had come face to face with a ghost. Cited from The Sun Of Quebec, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The night reached out her kraken arms To clutch him as he passed, And for one sudden moment My soul shrank back aghast. Cited from More Songs From Vagabondia, by Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey
  • And then he lifted up his face, But started back aghast,-- The room, by strange and sudden change, Assumed proportions vast. Cited from Poems Teachers Ask For, by Various
  • The dude whispered a name and the sergeant started back aghast. Cited from Oscar the Detective, by Harlan Page Halsey
  • Curly, who had staggered back aghast at this sudden intrusion, was the first to recover. Cited from Glen of the High North, by H. A. Cody
  • When he presented the order at the cashier's window, Mr. Conway, the old cashier, drew back aghast as he looked at the man. Cited from Mischievous Maid Faynie, by Laura Jean Libbey
  • Tressan fell back aghast, his face blenching to the lips; for if justice was at hand for her, as the Abbot said, then was justice at hand for him as well. Cited from St. Martin's Summer, by Rafael Sabatini
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