1 Upon arriving at her hotel, Franz perceived that she had deceived him when she spoke of expecting company; on the contrary, her own return before the appointed hour seemed greatly to astonish the servants.
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2 On my word," said Albert, "you astonish me by the extent of your knowledge.
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3 Yes, it is very soon," said the doctor, looking at the corpse before him; "but that ought not to astonish you; Monsieur and Madame de Saint-Meran died as soon.
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4 These men did not astonish each other.
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5 However difficult it might be, or rather as he pretended it was, to astonish our young traveler, this pastime really astonished him.
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6 The queen appeared cheerful and happy, which seemed to astonish the persons who surrounded her and who were accustomed to see her almost always sad and full of care.
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7 Nothing ever seemed to astonish her very much.
8 It would astonish one, unaccustomed to a slaveholding life, to see with what wonderful ease a slaveholder can find things, of which to make occasion to whip a slave.
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9 By day, along the astonish'd lands.
10 I have something to communicate that will astonish you not a little.
11 I don't know what, but I'm on the watch for it, and mean to astonish you all some day.
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12 The proposal seemed to astonish Plushkin, for he sat staring open-eyed.
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13 If the roof of the house had suddenly flown off, the old gentleman wouldn't have been more astonished.
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14 Aunt was tired and went to sleep, but Uncle read his guidebook, and wouldn't be astonished at anything.
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15 The wound persisted in healing with a rapidity that astonished him, and instead of trying to forget, he found himself trying to remember.
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