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 Sentences of astonishing
Definition:
a. very wonderful; of a nature to excite astonishment; surprising greatly
Example:
What I find a bit astonishing is that folks encourage others to do the same.
Sentence in Classic:
Well, all through the circus they done the most astonishing things; and all the time that clown carried on so it most killed the people.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
Hereupon he wandered into a boudoir formed entirely of mirrors, like the one in Castle Rosenburg; but here the glasses magnified to an astonishing degree.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
He could be heard getting up hurriedly, stumbling against something, and Levin saw, facing him in the doorway, the big, scared eyes, and the huge, thin, stooping figure of his brother, so familiar, and yet astonishing in its weirdness and sickliness.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It is astonishing how much Eliza still manages to meddle in the housekeeping at Wimpole Street in spite of the shop and her own family.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
It is astonishing to me now, how I found time, in the midst of my porings and blunderings over heavier themes, to read those books as I did.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
But though Livius be of this opinion, there are many passages in his history to show that the Roman soldiers, even when left without leaders, often performed astonishing feats of valour, nay, sometimes maintained better discipline and fought with greater spirit after their consuls were slain than they had before.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
He is so; but then he is wholly uneducated: he is as silent as a Turk, and a kind of ignorant carelessness attends him, which, while it renders his conduct the more astonishing, detracts from the interest and sympathy which otherwise he would command.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Here was the astonishing spectacle of half a nation attempting, at the point of bayonet, to force upon the other half the rule of negroes, many of them scarcely one generation out of the African jungles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
And beyond these blocks of dwellings, at the back, rose all the astonishing and frightening overhead erections of a really modern mine, chemical works and long galleries, enormous, and of shapes not before known to man.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
Nevertheless, at certain points and in certain places, in spite of philosophy, in spite of progress, the spirit of the cloister persists in the midst of the nineteenth century, and a singular ascetic recrudescence is, at this moment, astonishing the civilized world.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
It was a very astonishing year altogether, for things seemed to happen in an unusually rapid and delightful manner.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context