1 In his clear glance, in his firm tone, in the robust movement of his shoulders, there was something calculated to disconcert death.
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2 The two women looked on without uttering a word, without a gesture, without a look which could disconcert the Bishop.
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3 Facts, however, are awkward things to disconcert, and they are obstinate.
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4 "But I just can't see you in the role of a guardian," and she laughed, hoping to disconcert him.
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5 David, in some measure familiarized to the scene, led the way with a steadiness that no slight obstacle was likely to disconcert, into this very building.
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6 But the fact that Sergey Ivanovitch and the princess seemed anxious to get rid of him did not in the least disconcert Stepan Arkadyevitch.
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7 The absence of citizens and of a deputation, and even the burning of Moscow, did not disconcert him.
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8 He had a disconcerting habit of seeing through her and laughing rudely.
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9 His first rush of inarticulate resentment had been followed by a steadiness and concentration of tone more disconcerting to Lily than the excitement preceding it.
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10 Guy Pollock answered with disconcerting readiness, "I'll tell you: since we're going to try to do something artistic, and not simply fool around, I believe we ought to give something classic."
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11 Carol was discovering that the one thing that can be more disconcerting than intelligent hatred is demanding love.
12 Kennicott was at first uncomfortable over her disconcerting habit of buying them.
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13 And then came that disconcerting ride.
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14 It was a little disconcerting to me, to find, when I was being helped up behind the coach, that I was supposed to have eaten all the dinner without any assistance.
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15 The prince went up to her, and Kitty detected that disconcerting gleam of irony in his eyes.
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