I was a little surprised at the invitation.
Alex was going to be surprised tonight when he saw all his friends gathered to celebrate his promotion.
I'm surprised to see you out here.
"You look more horrified than surprised," she said.
I'm surprised the clothing store was open.
She looked as surprised as Lisa felt.
This question surprised me very much; for I had not the faintest recollection of having had it read to me.
A lady seemed surprised that I loved flowers when I could not see their beautiful colors, and when I assured her I did love them, she said, "no doubt you feel the colors with your fingers."
I'm surprised I didn't sleep too.
That's why I'm surprised he let me talk to you.
The king's soldiers were surprised to find everybody awake along the road.
"I was very much surprised when I heard of it," said Prince Andrew.
Alex looked surprised for a moment and then his lips clamped together firmly.
I was surprised to find their moods somber.
The young gentleman was surprised and ashamed.
When I looked surprised she added, "I snuck in."
Eureka was much surprised to find herself in disgrace; but she was, in spite of the fact that she had not eaten the piglet.
She was just surprised by what was in the envelope.
She turned to face him, surprised to find the man who'd almost killed her earlier.
Are you surprised that you are unable to see the people of Voe?
(Won't she be surprised when I tell her how I've seen the Emperor?)
Bordeaux sat on his horse, looking genuinely surprised at her reaction.
He named a figure that surprised us by being far less than we'd guessed.
Detective Jackson's voice surprised me.
Of course, if he was on drugs and running around with a vampire chick at parties instead of going to Indiana like he was supposed to, she shouldn't be surprised he'd spilled the beans.
She looked at the pictures on his walls, not surprised to find them bland.
The little man looked toward her and seemed as much surprised as she was.
Princess Mary was first surprised and then aghast at this question.
Prince Andrew surprised her by his timidity.
At her surprised expression, he quirked a brow.
Dorothy was surprised to find how patient the people were, for her own little heart was beating rapidly with excitement.
He turned onto Franz Josef Street, where he was not supposed to have been, and drove right in front of a surprised Princip.
Our friends were greatly surprised to see us, as they had not expected us before the last of this month.
"And you're surprised at the way she rides, Simon, eh?" said the count.
"Only fancy!" answered Ignat, surprised at the broadening grin on his face in the mirror.
She stared at him, too surprised to respond immediately.
As soon as the mother entered the house, he pocketed the phone, scaled the fence at a low corner, crossed to the surprised boy in a few steps, and placed a rag over his face.
I was surprised when the recipient of my muffled tip-calls was not the usual person.
Martha, free to indulge, surprised me by drinking more than her share, an uncommon practice on her part.
All of my friends will be so surprised and glad.
He sawed a channel in the ice toward the shore, and hauled it over and along and out on to the ice with oxen; but, before he had gone far in his work, he was surprised to find that it was wrong end upward, with the stumps of the branches pointing down, and the small end firmly fastened in the sandy bottom.
He knew that she had not sung since her illness, and so the sound of her voice surprised and delighted him.
I was surprised to see he looked frightened.
In his absence, Julie surprised us once more by thanking us for referring Howie to a psychiatrist.
"That surprised me too," I said.
She surprised by her unexpected visit and I am sorely inconvenienced by her presence that blocks my egress.
Looking farther, I was surprised to find that the chips were covered with such combatants, that it was not a duellum, but a bellum, a war between two races of ants, the red always pitted against the black, and frequently two red ones to one black.
As I sounded through the ice I could determine the shape of the bottom with greater accuracy than is possible in surveying harbors which do not freeze over, and I was surprised at its general regularity.
He was not at all surprised by what he saw.
He surprised me by asking whether I remembered the threefold aim of the order: (1) The preservation and study of the mystery.
As a general on duty on Kutuzov's staff, he applied himself to business with zeal and perseverance and surprised Kutuzov by his willingness and accuracy in work.
She had her back to him when he opened the door, but when, turning quickly, she saw his broad, surprised face, she blushed and came rapidly up to him.
On the other hand, maybe he was simply surprised that Alondra would want such a tame life.
Carmen followed her gaze and was surprised to find Señor Medena standing in the doorway.
The answer surprised her, but for some reason she was sure he wouldn't hit her.
I'm surprised he waited this long.
Out of the corner of my eye, I was surprised to notice a strange look on Martha's face.
Howie surprised us all by buying a fairly large home north west of town on the Old Walpole Road.
I was surprised the FBI didn't press us on some of these more prominent cases.
I wouldn't be surprised if you were in his sights.'
We were surprised to learn he was staying in a motel and not with his mother's present husband.
I wasn't surprised by my wife's quick reaction.
It surprised me to find he'd carted more of his research to California than I'd expected.
I was surprised to notice the vehicle lent to Howie was no longer parked in front of his door.
The teacher was surprised and pleased.
He put his hand in his pocket, and was surprised to find the gold pieces wrapped in his mother's letter.
I ran to pick it up and was surprised to find that it was a bag full of bright gold pieces.
I was keenly surprised and disappointed years later to learn of their acts of persecution that make us tingle with shame, even while we glory in the courage and energy that gave us our "Country Beautiful."
At dinner it was read to the assembled family, who were surprised that I could write so well.
She enjoys punching holes in paper with the stiletto, and I supposed it was because she could examine the result of her work; but we watched her one day, and I was much surprised to find that she imagined she was writing a letter.
But she was surprised that hot water should come out of the ground.
I do not wonder you were surprised to hear that I was going to write something for the report.
How surprised must the fishes be to see this ungainly visitor from another sphere speeding his way amid their schools!
I was surprised to see how thirsty the bricks were which drank up all the moisture in my plaster before I had smoothed it, and how many pailfuls of water it takes to christen a new hearth.
What is there to be surprised at?
So don't be surprised if not only the Minister of War but also his Most August Majesty the Emperor and King Francis is not much delighted by your victory.
The majority of the Brothers, seeing in it dangerous designs of Illuminism, * met it with a coldness that surprised Pierre.
"I have read our protests about the Oldenburg affair and was surprised how badly the Note was worded," remarked Count Rostopchin in the casual tone of a man dealing with a subject quite familiar to him.
Natasha without saying anything stepped up to her father and looked at him with surprised inquiring eyes.
He realized that it was the real living Natasha, and he was not surprised but quietly happy.
"How are you now?" said Princess Mary, herself surprised at what she was saying.
Nothing Petya could have seen now would have surprised him.
"No, I am not going," Pierre replied hastily, in a surprised tone and as though offended.
He often surprised those he met by his significantly happy looks and smiles which seemed to express a secret understanding between him and them.
The change that took place in Natasha at first surprised Princess Mary; but when she understood its meaning it grieved her.
Pierre was greatly surprised by his wife's view, to him a perfectly novel one, that every moment of his life belonged to her and to the family.
Pierre was not at all surprised at this question.
Felipa asked in a surprised tone.
His gaze ran over her face searching - maybe surprised that she spoke her mind.
Would there be a point at which she stopped being surprised by his family?
"I'm not surprised," she said.
For a moment he looked surprised, and then he frowned.
Both of them were surprised to see the blue truck parked in the yard when they returned.
When he spoke, his perspective surprised her.
I'm sure neither Quinn nor Martha is surprised and Howie is probably asleep.
She looked around, surprised not everyone shared her enthusiasm.
Quinn, surprised we were still clinging to our project, slumped down in an easy chair, journals in hand.
I was surprised when the others nodded in agreement, fortifying me to continue.
I heard several clicks before I heard a surprised male voice.
He surprised me in a later conversation by mentioning he was taking steps to remedy the problem.
The reverend surprised me by moving to the door.
All were surprised to find that he was not with them.
I was much surprised to hear all this; for I judged from your letters that Katie was a very precocious girl....
I have just heard something that surprised me very much.
At last sleep surprised me, and when Miss Sullivan returned she found me wrapped in a blanket by the hearth.
It was a warm day, and he was surprised to see so great a body of ice remaining.
The unknown general looked disdainfully down at Kozlovski, who was rather short, as if surprised that anyone should not know him.
Nesvitski and Zherkov were so surprised by this outburst that they gazed at Bolkonski silently with wide-open eyes.
She was not surprised at his having come; she did not realize that he had come.
The prince was surprised that so simple an idea had not occurred to him, and he applied for advice to the holy brethren of the Society of Jesus, with whom he was on intimate terms.
"What is the matter, Count?" asked the countess in a surprised and commiserating tone.
What for a long while specially surprised and delighted him were the women, young and healthy, without a dozen officers making up to each of them; women, too, who were pleased and flattered that a passing officer should joke with them.
His particularly free manner of dancing even surprised them all.
He spoke of you even at the very last, she went on, turning her eyes from Pierre to her companion with a shyness that surprised him for an instant.
As he drove through the streets past the houses that had been burned down, he was surprised by the beauty of those ruins.
We surprised our dear friends, however, for they did not expect us Saturday; but when the bell rung Miss Marrett guessed who was at the door, and Mrs. Hopkins jumped up from the breakfast table and ran to the door to meet us; she was indeed much astonished to see us.
Distressed, offended, and surprised by all this, Rostopchin had returned to Moscow.
He was surprised to find that this inner freedom, which was independent of external conditions, now had as it were an additional setting of external liberty.
The colonel at the head of the regiment was much surprised at the commander-in-chief's order to throw out skirmishers.
Petya and Natasha surprised Nicholas most.
Nicholas was himself rather surprised at the way he danced that evening.
I'm surprised she didn't figure that one out right away.
They counted them and were surprised to find that not one lamb of the great flock of seven hundred was missing.
You will be surprised to hear that the reason for this is Buonaparte!
Carmen followed her gaze and was surprised to find Señor Medena standing in the doorway.
I was surprised to find Mrs. Keller a very young-looking woman, not much older than myself, I should think.
Sitting on the sofa with the little cushions on its arms, in what used to be his old schoolroom, and looking into Natasha's wildly bright eyes, Rostov re-entered that world of home and childhood which had no meaning for anyone else, but gave him some of the best joys of his life; and the burning of an arm with a ruler as a proof of love did not seem to him senseless, he understood and was not surprised at it.
"Has something happened?" he added, surprised at the cadet's troubled face.
Kochubey shook his head smilingly, as if surprised at Bolkonski's simplicity.
Bondone was surprised when Cimabue offered to take his little boy to Florence and teach him to be a great painter.
Once I was surprised to see a cat walking along the stony shore of the pond, for they rarely wander so far from home.
Surprised, she watched him.
It surprised me to learn Betsy was actively working on Howie's dreams.
I am surprised at the mastery of language which your letter shows.
Felipa asked in a surprised tone.
She kept a keen eye out for the same kind of weed and was surprised at how much they found.