1 He excites at once my admiration and my pity to an astonishing degree.
2 When I found so astonishing a power placed within my hands, I hesitated a long time concerning the manner in which I should employ it.
3 Waldman inflicted torture when he praised, with kindness and warmth, the astonishing progress I had made in the sciences.
4 Still, as I ascended higher, the valley assumed a more magnificent and astonishing character.
5 The fact was infinitely astonishing to him--and I recognized first the unusual quality of wonder and then the man--it was the late patron of Gatsby's library.
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6 Mr. Jaggers was for her," pursued Wemmick, with a look full of meaning, "and worked the case in a way quite astonishing.
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7 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.
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8 The Orfling met me here sometimes, to be told some astonishing fictions respecting the wharves and the Tower; of which I can say no more than that I hope I believed them myself.
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9 She preserved an equable cheerfulness in the midst of her sympathy, which was not the least astonishing part of the change that had come over her.
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10 What was scarcely less astonishing to me, was, that his affairs were in a most disordered state.
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11 I can hardly believe, writing now long afterwards, but that I was actually present in these scenes; they are impressed upon me with such an astonishing air of fidelity.
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12 It had spread with astonishing speed.
13 "It's astonishing how they pick up," said Isa.
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14 It's astonishing how Lesbian women are, consciously or unconsciously.
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15 Away they run, pell-mell, helter-skelter, slap-dash: tearing, yelling, screaming, knocking down the passengers as they turn the corners, rousing up the dogs, and astonishing the fowls: and streets, squares, and courts, re-echo with the sound.
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