1 After that I fell among those thieves, the nine figures, who seemed every evening to do something new to disguise themselves and baffle recognition.
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2 And I saw that something restraining, one of those human secrets that baffle probability, had come into play there.
3 The nobles, in their efforts to baffle him, had recourse to religion, which they sought to turn to account in two ways.
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4 The ivy was the baffling thing.
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5 This, spoken in a cool, tranquil tone, was mortifying and baffling enough.
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6 Heart-smitten at this bewildering and baffling spell, that so often came between herself and her sole treasure, whom she had bought so dear, and who was all her world, Hester sometimes burst into passionate tears.
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7 There was no barrier between his eyes and hers now, no baffling remoteness.
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8 It was a face that changed all the time, baffling.
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9 But the choice of scenes baffled him.
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10 Her thoughtfulness baffled his cunning scrutiny.
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11 Yet his purpose was baffled by the devious paths through which he rode, so that when evening closed upon him, he only found himself on the frontiers of the West Riding of Yorkshire.
12 The baffled envoy," continued Cedric, pursuing with animation his tale, though it interested not the listener, "retreated, to carry to Tosti and his ally the ominous answer of his injured brother.
13 I am not wont to be baffled in my enterprises, nor needs a Norman noble scrupulously to vindicate his conduct to the Saxon maiden whom he distinguishes by the offer of his hand.
14 Hilda was frankly baffled and furiously annoyed.
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15 Problems may be solved in the study which have baffled all those who have sought a solution by the aid of their senses.
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