Holmes's absence for a day, slightly caused to disquiet Watson; after a week with no word, however, Watson's uneasiness about his missing friend had grown into a deep fear for his safety.
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To a man who is struggling with a complicated burden of perplexity and disquiet, such a reception is trying, I assure you.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Yet Estella was so inseparable from all my restlessness and disquiet of mind, that I really fell into confusion as to the limits of my own part in its production.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
My journey had been my own suggestion, and Elizabeth therefore acquiesced, but she was filled with disquiet at the idea of my suffering, away from her, the inroads of misery and grief.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
She was quite amazed at her own discomposure; but amongst other causes of disquiet, she dreaded lest the partiality of the brother should have said too much in her favour; and, more than commonly anxious to please, she naturally suspected that every power of pleasing would fail her.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
Natasha guessed they were talking about the old prince and planning something, and this disquieted and offended her.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As she looked about her, that Christmas of 1871, the happiest Christmas the state had known in over ten years, she was disquieted.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Now, in the midst of these intestine disquiets, we are threatened with an invasion from the island of Blefuscu, which is the other great empire of the universe, almost as large and powerful as this of his majesty.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context