stood aghast

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  • He stood aghast when he remembered why he had tried so hard to win her friendship. Cited from Dora Thorne, by Charlotte M. Braeme
  • I stood aghast; she had not even heard what I had been saying. Cited from The Mayor's Wife, by Anna Katharine Green
  • I stood aghast at the discovery of this new method of scientific murder. Cited from The War Terror, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • Soon he returned and with his first glimpse of the bed stood aghast. Cited from Michael O'Halloran, by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • The General stood aghast for a moment, and then caught the idea. Cited from Old Creole Days, by George Washington Cable
  • For a moment he stood aghast; then his arms were round his mother, and he promised everything she wanted. Cited from The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight, by Elizabeth von Arnim
  • He threw open the dining-room door, and stood aghast at the scene which met his eyes. Cited from Beyond the City, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • I stood aghast, even more amazed than the house itself had been only the instant before. Cited from The Monikins, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • I stood aghast at its daring and the success it had so nearly met with. Cited from The Millionaire Baby, by Anna Katharine Green
  • I stood aghast while the doctor-woman backed through the door. Cited from Doctor Luke of the Labrador, by Norman Duncan
  • And then instantly I let her go, and stood aghast at what I had done. Cited from The Substance of a Dream, by F. W. Bain (AKA: Francis William Bain)
  • He stood aghast, as well he might, at the spectacle presented to him. Cited from Hurricane Hurry, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He stood aghast before that simple question, and its obvious answer. Cited from The Great Amulet, by Maud Diver
  • Europe stood aghast at a calamity which she had done so little to prevent. Cited from Early European History, By Hutton Webster
  • A pale middle-aged woman rose as I came in, and I stood aghast. Cited from The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • She hushed him with a look before which even he stood aghast. Cited from The Chief Legatee, by Anna Katharine Green
  • She stood aghast, hardly able to believe her eyes. Cited from Darkness and Dawn, by George Allan England
  • Then a flash of self-revelation ran over her, and she stood aghast. Cited from Secret Bread, by F. Tennyson Jesse
  • But in the little street itself she stood aghast. Cited from The Shadow of the Rope, by E. W. Hornung
  • When the depths find voice we stand aghast, knowing neither ourselves nor those whom we have lived with always. Cited from Evelyn Innes, by George Moore
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