Quinn said from over my shoulder, startling me.
Howie jumped on Betsy, startling us.
Go there! she yelled, startling everyone.
While I waited for my, wife's return I sifted through the startling news she'd told me.
I'll let you know if we find any startling revelations.
She moved like a somnambulist, so trance-like Dean hesitated to speak for fear of startling her.
Dean walked up to the open driver's side window, startling the man behind the wheel, mid-bite in his hamburger.
Dean tossed aside the map and papers and flopped down on the living room sofa, startling Mrs. Lincoln.
Just as they reached the outside and were nearly at the parking lot, Fred let out a yell, startling the dickens out of Dean.
A sudden breeze whistled through the trees over them, startling the horses.
The night ripped in two with another scream, startling her so bad that she dropped the flashlight.
" In miracle no new powers, instituted or stimulated by God's creative action, are at work, but merely the general order of nature "; but " the manifold physical and spiritual powers in actual existence so blend together as to produce a startling result " (Dorner's System of Christian Doctrine, ii.
It opens with a startling reversal of the common estimates of happiness and misery.
Suddenly the startling news reached Worms that Luther had disappeared, no one knew where.
The second volume of the translation, completing the historical books, published in 1797, found no more friendly reception; but this circumstance did not discourage him from giving forth in 1800 the volume of Critical Remarks on the Hebrew Scriptures, which presented in a somewhat brusque manner the then novel and startling views of Eichhorn and his school on the primitive history and early records of mankind.
It is, however, unquestionably true, that as a startling protest against measures" to silence,"in Jefferson's words," by force and not by reason the complaints or criticisms, just or unjust, of our citizens against the conduct of our agents,"they served, in this respect, a useful purpose; and as a counterblast against Hamiltonian principles of centralization they were probably, at that moment, very salutary; while even as pieces of constitutional interpretation it is to be remembered that they did not contemplate nullification by any single state, and, moreover, are not to be judged by constitutional principles established later by courts and war.
They permitted themselves startling liberties when any one caressed them, crowding themselves almost into one's arms and helping themselves without ceremony to kisses, apparently unconscious of the impropriety of their conduct.
History, Poetry, Mythology!--I know of no reading of another's experience so startling and informing as this would be.
When the warmer days come, they who dwell near the river hear the ice crack at night with a startling whoop as loud as artillery, as if its icy fetters were rent from end to end, and within a few days see it rapidly going out.
The unexpected news of the French having crossed the Niemen was particularly startling after a month of unfulfilled expectations, and at a ball.