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Stapleton turned a ghastly face upon us, but by a supreme effort he had overcome his amazement and his disappointment.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 12. Death on the Moor   Context
Laura Lyons was in her office, and Sherlock Holmes opened his interview with a frankness and directness which considerably amazed her.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets   Context
The front door was open, so we rushed in and hurried from room to room to the amazement of a doddering old manservant, who met us in the passage.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles   Context
Instead we were faced by an object so strange and so unexpected that we stood for a moment staring at it in amazement.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles   Context
Edmond, amazed, wonderstruck, filled his pockets with the radiant gems and then returned to daylight, when he discovered that his prizes had all changed into common pebbles.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 23. The Island of Monte Cristo   Context
Cama, the pilot of the Saint Ferdinand, went in once, and he came back amazed, vowing that such treasures were only to be heard of in fairy tales.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor   Context
Monte Cristo turned around; Haidee was standing pale, motionless, looking at the count with an expression of fearful amazement.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 117. The Fifth of October   Context
Rance gave a violent jump, and stared at Sherlock Holmes with the utmost amazement upon his features.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL   Context
Even now, after this long interval, I find myself thrilling as I think of it, and feeling once more that sudden flood of joy, amazement, and incredulity which utterly submerged my mind.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE   Context
I rose to my feet, stared at him for some seconds in utter amazement, and then it appears that I must have fainted for the first and the last time in my life.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE   Context
I listened with amazement to this explanation, which Holmes delivered between the puffs of his cigarette.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE   Context
I heard a little sigh of satisfaction as he cuddled the butt into his shoulder; and saw that amazing target, the black man on the yellow ground, standing clear at the end of his foresight.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE   Context
At one end of the corridor we were all marshalled by Sherlock Holmes, the constables grinning and Lestrade staring at my friend with amazement, expectation, and derision chasing each other across his features.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER   Context
And yet the amazing thing is that he must have been there all the time, for when I examined the door again in the morning, he had scrawled some more of his pictures under the line which I had already seen.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN   Context
We had sprung to our feet, and for a few moments we stared in silent amazement at this ponderous piece of wreckage, which told of some sudden and fatal storm far out on the ocean of life.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL   Context
He was very pale, and his eyes seemed bulging out as, half in terror and half in amazement, he gazed at a tall, thin man, with a beaky nose and black moustache and pointed beard, who was also observing the pretty girl.
Bram Stoker
Dracula, CHAPTER XIII   Context
When we entered we saw with amazement that he had spread out his sugar as of old; the flies, lethargic with the autumn, were beginning to buzz into the room.
Bram Stoker
Dracula, CHAPTER XX   Context
I am amaze, and not at ease then; but she is so bright and tender and thoughtful for me that I forget all fear.
Bram Stoker
Dracula, CHAPTER XXVII   Context
Looking out to ascertain for what, I saw, to My amazement, Peggotty burst from a hedge and climb into the cart.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME   Context
Altogether I was lost in amazement, and sat staring at her, quite oblivious, I am afraid, of the laws of politeness.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 22. SOME OLD SCENES, AND SOME NEW PEOPLE   Context
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