The look of consternation on her face, however, told him differently.
It was never clear if that was the case and the kid lucked out, but Dean used the excuse of mock consternation to excuse himself and walk uptown to telephone Cynthia.
He was, moreover, an Imperialist and a Colonial Federationist at a time when Liberalism was tied and bound to the Manchester traditions; and, to the consternation of, the official wire-pullers, he vigorously supported Disraeli's foreign policy, and in 1881 opposed the Gladstonian settlement with the Boers.
There was great consternation in Florence at the news, and every man in the city "determined that he would go naked rather than not conquer Pisa" (G.
But there was great discontent, and the defeat of Charles Albert at Novara caused consternation among the Liberals.
Unfortunately, Venice, for her own safety's sake, insisted on the publication of Wladislaus's antiTurkish alliance; the Porte, well informed of the course of Polish affairs, remained strictly neutral despite the most outrageous provocations; and Wladislaus, bound by his coronation oath not to undertake an offensive war, found himself at the mercy of the diet which, full of consternation and rage, assembled at Warsaw on the 2nd of May 1647.
Cobenzl, the Austrian minister at St Petersburg, writing to his court immediately after the reception of the tidings at the Russian capital, describes the empress as full of consternation at the idea that Poland under an hereditary dynasty might once more become a considerable power.
The exigencies of his quasi-sovereign position compelled him to have recourse to his formidable patron, whose reappearance on the banks of the Sihon created a consternation not easily allayed.
Above all he had to meet the difficulties caused by the arrival of the warriors of the First Crusade, which had been in a great degree initiated owing to the representations of his own ambassadors, though the help which he wanted from the West was simply mercenary forces and not the immense hosts which arrived to his consternation and embarrassment.
Soon he was transferred to Abydos, amidst the almost tragic consternation of his deluded followers.
His success as a dramatist had by this time gone some way to disabuse hostile critics of the suspicions as regards his personal character which had been excited by the apparent looseness of morals which since his Oxford days it had always pleased him to affect; but to the consternation of his friends, who had ceased to credit the existence of any real moral obliquity, in 1895 came fatal revelations as the result of his bringing a libel action against the marquis of Queensberry; and at the Old Bailey, in May, Wilde was sentenced to two years' imprisonment with hard labour for offences under the Criminal Law Amendment Act.
The great outburst of Sentences at a later time has been referred to the consternation produced by Abelard's Sic et Non.
Added to that, the club is still rocking under fan boycotts and general consternation over the proposed merger and name change to Rugby Town.
Although to some her presence brings the deepest consternation, to me she is most worthy of the greatest admiration!
It caused consternation in the development community when it was released because it was incompatable with previous versions.
It created consternation for many members.
It was a detail that caused considerable consternation to the guy who was fitting the wooden framework for the ceiling.
She leaned forward in sudden consternation.
The announcement by the Department of Health just after Christmas to put certain PFI projects on hold created some consternation.
The decision caused consternation by the majority of voters.
There was consternation among some customers who have encountered a variety of glitches.
There was consternation in some circles over the company's policing record.
To her consternation she detected in herself in relation to little Nicholas some symptoms of her father's irritability.