With astonishing agility, the Grey God outmaneuvered lightening, weaving through the bursts of purple fire in a lethal dance.
She watched him fight, his speed astonishing her.
The cotton trade received an astonishing impetus from the inventions of Sir Richard Arkwright (1770), and Samuel Crompton (1780), both of whom were born in the parish.
His memory was astonishing, his energy indefatigable.
To Neolithic man, still perhaps represented by some of the more light-coloured and more regularfeatured Polynesian groups, may therefore not unreasonably be attributed these astonishing remains, which assume so many different forms according to the nature of the locality, but seem generally so out of proportion with the present restricted areas on which they stand.
He then devoted himself with astonishing ardour to mathematics, chemistry, natural history, technology and even political economy.
B.) enlightened despotism preserved to the Bohemian people at one stroke an astonishing number of distinguished and progressive spirits."
Clarke, Charles Schuchert and others have re-entered the study of the Palaeozoic geography of the North American continent with work of astonishing precision.
The remarkable ruins of Palenque, Uxmal, Chichenitza, Lorillard, Ixinche, Tikal, Copan and Quirigua, with their carved stonework and astonishing architectural conceptions, show that they had attained a high degree of civilization.
His astonishing talents were wasted on trifling themes and in a, fruitless resistance to the modern spirit in literature.
After reaching an astonishing height (roughly2500-1500B.C.) these civilizing powers slowly decayed, and we reach the middle of the first millennium B.C. - the age which is associated with the " Deutero - Isaiah " (Isa.
The "Siris bronzes," in the same museum, are a most astonishing example of the skill, attained by:.Greek artists in this repousse work (see Bronsted's Bronzes of Siris, 1836).
One of the chairs pushed back from the table, and this was so astonishing and mysterious that Dorothy was almost tempted to run away in fright.
I also see the pace of problem solving—and change in general—accelerating at an astonishing rate.
The Internet has made distributing music easy and has unleashed an astonishing amount of new material.
We have looked at the astonishing possibilities afforded by genomics.
Today, an astonishing 77 percent of the people in the world have mobile devices and thus access to all kinds of better care via telemedicine.
The young writer, as Stevenson has said, instinctively tries to copy whatever seems most admirable, and he shifts his admiration with astonishing versatility.
He goes to the public school, I hear, and his progress is astonishing, they say; but it doesn't show as yet in his conversation, which is limited to "Yes" and "No."...