1 Since Sherman had swept through Georgia, Frank had seen many appalling sights as he rode about the state trying to collect supplies, but nothing had gone to his heart as Tara did now.
2 On the contrary, those motions derive their most appalling beauty from it.
3 For so revolvingly appalling was the White Whale's aspect, and so planetarily swift the ever-contracting circles he made, that he seemed horizontally swooping upon them.
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4 It was not a condition of life which fitted her, and she could see in it but an appalling and hopeless ennui.
5 And when the auditor had asserted his non-comprehension, he would proceed to elucidate by some new proposition, yet more appalling.
6 As they held their silent way along the margin of the pond, again Heyward and the scout stole furtive glances at its appalling dreariness.
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7 At that dangerous moment, Magua placed his hands to his mouth, and raised the fatal and appalling whoop.
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8 The effects produced by the appalling sights that constantly arose in their path to the lake shore, were as different as the characters of the respective individuals who composed the party.
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9 One of their number now called aloud, in words that were far from appalling, though not more intelligible to those for whose ears they were intended, than their expressive yells.
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10 The spectacle now became wildly terrific; the fierce-looking and menacing visages of the chiefs receiving additional power from the appalling strains in which they mingled their guttural tones.
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11 The appalling defeat I then sustained returned to torment me.
12 There was an appalling imprint upon these faces.
13 When he thought of it later, he conceived the impression that it is better to view the appalling than to be merely within hearing.
14 Its red had changed to an appalling yellow.
15 His gray, appalling face had attracted attention in the crowd, and men, slowing to his dreary pace, were walking with him.