Surprise sentence example

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  • He likes to surprise people.
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  • What a surprise! said he.
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  • It shouldn't be any surprise, since that was what suffered when he had been troubled in the past.
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  • To her surprise, she caught Connie at home.
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  • The surprise was mutual.
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  • Surprise trickled through him.
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  • He had not gone farther than to the end of the innkeeper's field, when to his surprise he found that the road forked.
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  • To her surprise, color began to invade his dark features.
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  • And now, if these people think they are safe from me, are in for the surprise of their now-short lives!
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  • It was no surprise that Darcie had accepted his proposal.
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  • To her surprise, she opened the door with no problem.
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  • The scene flashed through her mind again: The man coming at him, the quick stab, the stunned look of surprise, and then Alex sinking to the floor.
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  • Great was the caliph's surprise when he heard the poor man's story.
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  • If I should attempt to tell how I have desired to spend my life in years past, it would probably surprise those of my readers who are somewhat acquainted with its actual history; it would certainly astonish those who know nothing about it.
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  • To her surprise, the cat gave him no resistance.
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  • Bianca cried out in surprise as Talon unloaded on Toni.
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  • Surprise, then fury, lit her insides.
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  • To her surprise, her voice cracked, and her eyes burned with unshed tears.
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  • I suppose it's no surprise that wildlife is moving onto our land.
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  • To her surprise, they bowed and moved on.
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  • Pierre looked over his spectacles with naive surprise, now at him and now at her, moved as if about to rise too, but changed his mind.
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  • She stared with surprise at the low growl from the darkened cell across from her.
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  • To her own surprise a power of life and hope of happiness rose to the surface and demanded satisfaction.
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  • Why should that surprise you?
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  • "Oh!" said he with reproach and surprise, "this is absurd!
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  • To her surprise, he chuckled and then grimaced.
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  • Billy Langstrom's body stared out from beneath the overturned Jeep, eyes open, a look of mixed surprise and horror on his young face as he lay in a pool of darkening blood.
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  • They did not smile nor did they frown, or show either fear or surprise or curiosity or friendliness.
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  • Rostov went on ahead to do what was asked, and to his great surprise learned that Dolokhov the brawler, Dolokhov the bully, lived in Moscow with an old mother and a hunchback sister, and was the most affectionate of sons and brothers.
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  • The real surprise came with his presence in the delivery room.
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  • I wish to give her a surprise, you see.
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  • It was no surprise that Julia thought so, but it hurt to have Rachel say so.
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  • She couldn't have one day without some sort of surprise or other?
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  • To her surprise, he called a portal.
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  • I am so clever; at times I surprise myself!
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  • If you have a mind to make haste, we may surprise them.
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  • For a moment surprise captured her tongue and she basked under the warmth of that chocolate gaze.
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  • It was taken by surprise by the French in 1809.
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  • Distraught, she rolled over to find the first surprise of the day on the block of stone that acted as a nightstand: an obsidian tray of fruit and fresh pastries.
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  • He stared at her in surprise.
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  • I want it to be a surprise.
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  • Lori didn't surprise her, but with Josh?
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  • Alex raised his brows in obvious surprise.
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  • Lana asked in surprise.
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  • To his surprise, she leaned into him.
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  • Mrs. Watson's features registered surprise.
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  • What a surprise to see you here!
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  • Kelli was quiet for a moment in surprise.
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  • In view of these estimates the rapid disintegration of a fine jet of water will not cause surprise.
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  • Lana looked up at him in surprise.
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  • You surprise me, Rhyn.  When did you start thinking for – did you say Darkyn?
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  • It wouldn't surprise me.
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  • Cynthia asked him, somewhat formally, if he would come to dinner the following evening, for what she described as a surprise.
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  • True to form, he showed no reaction to the surprise visitor as he casually flipped on the switch, flooding the room in light.
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  • Surprise was written on Dean's face.
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  • Carmen was only two years younger than Josh, so it was no surprise that they had become inseparable playmates.
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  • Josh stared at her swim suit, his expression swinging back and fourth from surprise to embarrassment.
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  • It wasn't as though he could surprise her with a visit.
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  • She gazed up at him with mock surprise.
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  • Hopefully there wouldn't be any little surprise piles of fur and bones.
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  • I have a surprise for you.
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  • She gasped with surprise and looked up to find Josh standing at the gate watching her with a strange expression.
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  • Old man winter had a surprise for them after that.
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  • That was no surprise.
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  • His brows lifted in surprise.
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  • She glanced up at his face and found him watching her with mingled surprise and humor.
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  • I have a surprise for you at the barn.
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  • If I told you, it wouldn't be a surprise, would it?
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  • It caught her by surprise and she glanced up at him sharply.
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  • He turned, his expression a mixture of annoyance and surprise.
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  • It came as no surprise when Alex approached her about adopting Jonathan.
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  • To their surprise, Josh had a $150,000 insurance policy Lori didn't know about.
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  • To his surprise, the entire Reynolds family welcomed the decision and insisted that Josh would have wanted it that way.
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  • Three Others with glowing purple eyes stood several feet away, frozen in surprise.
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  • It'll surprise me if I did, Dusty said.
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  • If her mind wasn't so scattered, she'd have thought it odd he expressed none of the surprise she expected.
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  • Jenn pretended to be more disoriented than she was, wanting to catch him by surprise and Travel before he caught her.
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  • Jonny took a step back then gazed at her in silent surprise.
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  • Not many people can take me by surprise, but you manage to every time we're together.
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  • Jenn turned to leave, almost crying out in surprise.
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  • His surprise wore off, replaced by cold rage that rose from deep within him.
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  • Her body's aching response to his direct stare and nearness took her by surprise, and she inched back.
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  • The Watcher turned away from the window, surprise on its face.
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  • Her guards watched in surprise as Sirian and his horse disappeared around the bend.
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  • His auburn brows lifted in surprise as he whistled.
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  • Alex was momentarily taken by surprise, but appeared to have no problem maintaining his erect status in the saddle.
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  • His brows shot up in surprise.
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  • Sam glanced up in surprise and blushed.
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  • Between veterinary school and the animal safari that had been Alex's dream, it should have been no surprise that they had common interest.
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  • It was no surprise that Felipa enjoyed the exchange.
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  • She dropped back to her pillow and yawned The sound caught her by surprise - a blood-curdling scream that could be nothing less than a woman in agonizing pain.
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  • He accepted the story about the woman as if it were common place - or maybe it was no surprise.
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  • He drove with skill and confidence - which was no surprise.
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  • His surprise appeared genuine as she approached.
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  • His expression went swiftly from surprise to concern.
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  • Xander's surprise turned to concern for his mother.
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  • Surprise crossed Brandon's face.
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  • To her surprise, he laughed.
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  • Raw, unguarded, a mix of desire and surprise that caused her cheeks to flush and her body to yield beneath him.
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  • You told me months ago I was in for a surprise that would answer a question I didn't know needed asking.
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  • To her surprise, he sat on the porch overlooking the beach.
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  • Jessi stared at him in surprise.
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  • Parents wouldn't take them, which is no surprise, considering they never wanted the kid they had.
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  • Whatever Jessi was trying to get out of, she was in for a surprise.
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  • With some surprise, she realized they'd Traveled somewhere.
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  • It was captured by Pizarro in 1533, and it is said that its size and the magnificence of its principal edifices filled the Spaniards with surprise.
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  • The publication of this work was, however, impeded for some time by differences with the admiralty, during which Forster proceeded to the continent to obtain an appointment for his father as professor at Cassel, and found to his surprise that it was conferred upon himself.
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  • The results of the election came as a complete surprise to the majority of the community.
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  • The occupation of Rome caused no surprise to the French government, which had been forewarned on 11th September of the Italian intentions.
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  • On the 8th of July the revelation of the Anglo-Ottoman treaty for the British occupatiofi of Cyprus took the congress by surprise.
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  • Marching rapidly, however, Albertone outdistanced the other columns, but, in consequence of allowing his men an hours rest, arrived upon the scene of action when the Abyssinians, whom it had been hoped to surprise at dawn, were ready to receive the attack.
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  • After the explosion he hurried back to Holyrood and feigned surprise at the receipt of the news half an hour later, ascribing the catastrophe to "the strangest accident that ever chancit, to wit, the fouder (lightning) came out of the luft (sky) and had burnt the king's house."
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  • So large a portion of the Ethiopian subregion lies between the tropics that no surprise need be expressed at the richness of its fauna relatively to that of the last two subregions we have considered.
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  • Baron von Richthofen noticed with surprise the number of fine country seats, owned by rich men who had retired from business, scattered over the rural districts.
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  • The early Franciscans flagellated themselves with characteristic rigour, and it is no matter of surprise to find the Franciscan, St Anthony of Padua, preaching the praises of this means of penance.
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  • But for both proprietors and Jesuits a surprise was in store.
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  • The surprise was complete, and David was compelled to evacuate Jerusalem, where he might have been crushed before he had time to rally his faithful subjects.
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  • Even Schliemann's first excavations at Hissarlik in the Troad (q.v.) did not excite surprise.
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  • In the autumn of 1911, to the surprise of the public, an exchange of offices was effected between him and Mr. McKenna, and he became First Lord of the Admiralty.
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  • It was therefore with surprise and some disapproval that people found Mr. Lloyd George, who appreciated his powers, admitting him into his Government in July 1917 as Minister of Munitions, a post in which he did good work for a year and a half, but did not come specially before the public. After the war, however, when Mr. Lloyd George reconstructed his Government, he became Secretary of State both for War and for Air, a conjunction of offices which was much criticized.
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  • Berengar's belief was not shaken by their arguments and exhortations, and hearing that Lanfranc, the most celebrated theologian of that age, strongly approved the doctrine of Paschasius and condemned that of " Scotus " (really Ratramnus), he wrote to him a letter expressing his surprise and urging him to reconsider the question.
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  • Charles was regarded with much favour in France, and the states-general demanded his release, which, however, was effected by a surprise.
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  • Napoleon's object being surprise, all the cavalry except a few vedettes were kept back behind the leading infantry columns and these latter were ordered to advance, on the signal being given, in " masses of manoeuvre, " so as to crush at once any outpost resistance which was calculated upon the time required for the deployment of ordinary marching columns.
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  • Owing to want of supplies, the British had fought in a half-starved condition; and Wellesley now learnt to his surprise that Soult had passed the mountains and was in his rear.
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  • On the 28th of October r8 r r, Hill, by a very skilful surprise, captured Arroyo de los Molinos (between Badajoz and Trujillo), almost annihilating a French corps under Gerard; and in December 181r the French were repulsed in their efforts to capture Tarifa near Cadiz.
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  • Y, 9 P ?, PP ment of a Coalition cabinet 2 under Dr Sandor Wekerle was announced, the world was taken completely by surprise.
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  • The arrangements for disembarking Birdwood's Australasians differed from those made at Helles, in that here the whole force was to land at one point, and that an attempt was to be made to effect a surprise just before dawn (April 25).
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  • The new red chassis Uprated brake calipers The uprated brake calipers and dics were quite a surprise.
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  • There is still much to surprise the student of monumental brasses in the less visited parts of the English countryside.
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  • Tattersall's Surprise 60 ton coal brig was scarcely bigger than a local modern day shallow water fishing vessel.
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  • The continental breakfast buffet was a nice surprise - very good!
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  • Kennedy received the surprise call-up last week for the friendly game on Wednesday 20th November.
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  • I only had a choice between the ' Nutty crunch surprise ' and the ' Triple dazzle caramel ' .
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  • Sport | New Zealand News UK HOCKEY: North Harbor are the surprise national hockey league women's champions.. .
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  • Imagine my surprise when flicking through the local Arabic television channel when a familiar face was starring in a not so shabby music video!
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  • Interviewed under caution BP expressed surprise at the presence of undersized cockle.
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  • Brian Deane could make a surprise comeback on the bench.
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  • It comes as no surprise then to discover we love comedians like Jack Dee, who focus upon the mundane and miserable.
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  • With such a varying ethnic composition, it is no surprise that a great diversity of religions is prevalent throughout Malaysia.
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  • He expressed surprise that the Respondents had not notified the coroner of their concerns over the death of Margaret Abbot.
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  • Don't miss our surprise top TV motoring correspondent opening our show at midday on Saturday.
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  • Many brave people have become courageous much to their surprise.
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  • It should cause no surprise that such tactics increase public cynicism.
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  • In terms of complex systems the existence of functionally distinct subsystems is no surprise.
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  • I can't think of a single dud, which is little surprise, given the editor.
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  • The gusting wind also added an element of surprise to everyone's run.
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  • The identity of the killer shouldn't come as too much of a surprise; it's rather elementary my dear Smokey.
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  • With their highly ethical approach and customer centric culture it is no surprise that they have not lost a single customer along the way.
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  • I work in a place of scholarship and it does not surprise me in the least that Greek etymology makes this a leisure center.
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  • Younger children loved the surprise element as each page turned and the pop-ups grew increasingly extravagant.
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  • Her fave movie is IL Postino, perhaps no surprise then that Pablo Neruda is one of her fave movie is IL Postino, perhaps no surprise then that Pablo Neruda is one of her fave poets.
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  • He varied his deployments, used feints, and kept reserves hidden for surprise attacks.
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  • It wouldn't surprise me if this is the original ferrule; it will probably last forever!
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  • Hexagon, Reading 8. Which Scot was a surprise finalist in the 1996 Grand Prix?
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  • We all played Mummies and Daddies [surprise] and SB was a working mommy ballet teacher - dancing and singing galore!
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  • I found a dozen gamesters round the table, but what was my surprise to recognize in the holder of the bank Count Medini.
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  • The second surprise was finding a female goosander with chicks on the River in the middle of Kelvingrove Park on 10th June.
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  • In the meantime, she decides to pay a surprise visit to an ancient great-aunt who lives in a mountain village.. .
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  • He will find it tougher this time tho and it will be a surprise if he can defy the handicapper once more.
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  • That was a real surprise for me, who, like most people, imagine Japan to be a fully industrialized developed nation.
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  • David, to his slight surprise, had become an infantryman.
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  • There was general surprise and concern that such a small quantity had proved infective.
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  • It is a surprise to stumble upon the dramatic red bulk of Castelnau Castle, built on a shoulder of red ironstone.
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  • The woman's head jerked round to look at Mary, surprise registering on her ravaged face.
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  • As Clive lay on the ground, to his surprise, the lesser spotted wood lark flew down and settled on his boots.
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  • It's also no surprise to see that lickspittle Hoon helping out Hain.
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  • In her surprise, Bev drops the diamonds and all hell breaks loose.
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  • The Falcon is a skilled aerial hunter, flying low over the tree tops to take their prey by surprise.
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  • All the children were entertained by a magician, and Father Christmas made a surprise guest appearance to hand out presents.
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  • At noon, and much to my surprise, the beautiful marchioness made her appearance in the most elegant morning toilet.
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  • To his great surprise he found he had caught a beautiful mermaid.
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  • My first, surprise, batch of eggs belonged to golden minnows.
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  • The fact that he seemed to be lying naked on a bed of straw did surprise him.
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  • This was a surprise since the tide runs at several knots even on the smallest neap.
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  • The village is a surprise, too, tucked under a lone hill, with an unusual church surrounded by orchards.
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  • To our surprise the passage formed a high, dry oxbow to the main streamway, which we were now ready to explore.
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  • Parmesan (cheese) our surprise to see on the bottom of the bill " garlic and parmesan bread " £ 1.95.
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  • But SP does one of his surprise attacks and Pierre is reunited with his rather pensive mother.
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  • You'll want to try the vegan pesto, moussaka or even the steamed chocolate pudding with an innovative surprise ingredient!
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  • To my surprise, the latter category is dominated by Enlightenment rationalist philosophers.
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  • Surprise of the week was a 13lb 8oz pike caught by regular Kevin Fay.
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  • Another pack of approaching wigeon produced a pleasant surprise for there was a single duck pintail in their midst.
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  • Catching everyone by surprise, the temperature suddenly plummeted to zero.
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  • The inscribed potsherds reveal a surprise: the quarries were not worked by slaves, but by highly skilled and well-paid workers.
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  • The film print itself is a real surprise - mastered direct from the original 35mm print the film has never looked so good.
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  • Surprise of the evening was the first course: lettuce & rice pudding, I'm told.
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  • When Luke skips town, Jo plots an almighty surprise for unsuspecting punters at Chez Chez, - but how will Cheryl react?
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  • Much to my surprise, we were in for a fairly quiet night.
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  • The man in turn watched the raven at work, a look of permanent surprise frosted onto his petrified face.
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  • To everyone's surprise, he appeared in full Native regalia.
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  • Judge Critchlow told him: " It is no surprise that the public show repugnance of such behavior.
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  • Wilson's surprise resignation has been credited to a dirty tricks campaign operated by British intelligence at the behest of the US.
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  • Surprise meanwhile restaurateurs is pure pleasure won the grand inevitable babe the.
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  • Much to my surprise the show ended with their joyful reunion.
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  • Another surprise arose, when the earthworks ditch was dug in the local limestone basement rock.
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  • First up was a surprise party in Horncastle for veteran punk rocker Nigel, who had no idea what lay in store for him.
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  • He was a bit taken by surprise at the presentation, collecting his prize whilst still scoffing a chocolate bar.
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  • The game started to get scrappy, which was no surprise.
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  • The second surprise was the power and beauty of the music that can be produced by a string sextet.
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  • The finale is another substantial movement, full of surprise harmonic sidesteps and enormous energy.
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  • The surprise CPI figure has prompted industry speculation that the next Bank of England base rate move may be down instead of up.
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  • That it was made to a backdrop of political squabbles will have been no surprise to Jayawardene.
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  • For example, guerrilla forces use stealth or surprise in order to counter an opponent's material or force supremacy.
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  • However, once beyond the putrid stench of ammonia we were treated to a real surprise.
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  • When he returns to the old stockade, he has a surprise waiting for him.
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  • It is no surprise that we that we so easily fall into activities that create and maintain a subculture.
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  • Public company finances a surprise suggestion coverage to or.
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  • Dr. Ohri expressed some surprise at the low number of applications received.
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  • Tonight's winners, (thought I'd spoil the surprise) Blindsight, employ good heavy rhythms, hard rifts and unforgiving vocals!
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  • It is always a pleasant surprise to see who turns up.
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  • Jim and Pam's relationship runs into further trouble, and Cathy gets an unpleasant surprise on her return home.
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  • A nice surprise for the closing song rescues the second half.
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  • Northern Ireland produced the biggest surprise of the early games.
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  • Suddenly, to my surprise, I realized I felt quite tearful.
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  • And children visiting the tearooms will also receive a surprise free gift.
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  • It may surprise you to know that we have a very temperate climate in Scotland.
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  • Two Arctic Skuas harried terns offshore, which was a bit of a surprise to me.
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  • A surprise after their fairly torrid first couple of races, particularly Bahrain where they really were in among the backmarkers.
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  • Grease was a surprise, but fitted into the 70s retro trend that was being so heavily touted earlier in the year.
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  • The surprise confession sent diplomatic tremors around the world.
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  • Unfortunately, risks which are inherently unknowable will always be able to surprise even the most expert user of the " risk radar " .
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  • Poulenc's creative voice is so unmistakable that it comes as little surprise to discover that he was virtually self-taught as a composer.
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  • We usually visualize our imagined future good luck as something that will unexpectedly " come out of the blue " and surprise us.
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  • Discovery of active volcanism on the satellite Io was probably the greatest surprise.
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  • Outside, however, Jeff has a surprise: The sexually voracious Marina, whom Harry can have seconds once he himself has finished.
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  • In particular, when faced with a large group of comely wenches, the surprise and joy on his face was a picture.
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  • To his surprise and delight, the same compounds that block pumps also bind these transcriptional regulators -- a potential double whammy.
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  • He gave a whoop of surprise: the image showed a bright orb right above my camera.
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  • But frankly, considering the NHSâs recent financial woes, it is no surprise that budget-conscious finance managers are looking for easy targets.
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  • It is no surprise that the former bearded wonder Hoon acts this way.
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  • February 05: To nobody's great surprise, Danny Mills and Lee Bowyer failed to escape the wrath of the FA today.
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  • New settings of use, idiom and construction continually surprise us, and, in spite of occasional harshness, secure for his style an unusual freshness and freedom.
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  • Thebes had taken up arms. By a forced march he took the Thebans completely by surprise, and in a few days the city, which a generation before had won the headship of Greece, was taken.
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  • Consequently, to the surprise of all Europe, while the allied forces were drawn up ready for battle, Napoleon, without consulting Victor Emmanuel, sent General Fleury on the 6th of July to Francis Joseph to ask for an armistice, which was agreed to.
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  • Abandoning the ancient Muscovite capital, where many influential personages were fanatically hostile to his innovations and not a few of the superstitious inhabitants regarded him with horror as Antichrist, he built at the mouth of the Neva a new capital which was to serve as " a window through which his people might look into Europe "; and laying aside the national St title of tsar he proclaimed himself (1711) emperor Peters- (Imperator) of all Russia - much to the surprise and indignation of foreign diplomatic chancelleries, which resented the audacity of a semi-barbarous potentate in claiming to be equal in rank with the head of the Holy Roman Empire.
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  • The elder Gibbon heard with indignant surprise of this act of juvenile apostasy, and, indiscreetly giving vent to his wrath, precipitated the expulsion of his son from Oxford, a punishment which the culprit, in after years at least, found no cause to deplore.
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  • Moreover, all Mr. Henderson's Labour colleagues in the Government opposed his views; and on Mr. Lloyd George expressing the surprise of the rest of the War Cabinet at his action and their dissent from his policy he resigned and was succeeded by Mr. George Barnes.
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  • The surrounding rampart of mountains was broken towards the north-east by an open tract stretching between Hymettus and Pentelicus towards Marathon, and was traversed by the passes of Decelea, Phyle and Daphne on the north and north-west, but the distance between these natural passages and the city was sufficient to obviate the danger of surprise by an invading land force.
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  • The important small published works are Eine Faust Overture (1839-1840; rewritten, 1855); the Siegfried Idylle (an exquisite serenade for small orchestra on themes from the finale of Siegfried, written as a surprise for Frau Wagner in 1870); the Kaisermarsch (1871), the Huldigungsmarsch (1864) for military band (the scoring of the concert-version finished by Raff); Fiinf Gedichte (1862), a set of songs containing two studies for Tristan; and the early quasi-oratorio scene for male-voice chorus and full orchestra, Das Liebesmahl der Apostel (1843).
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  • He was everywhere, encouraging and compelling his men - it is a legend in the French army that the persuasion even of the imperial boot was used upon some of his reluctant conscripts, and in the result his system was fully justified, as it triumphed even against a great tactical surprise.
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  • On the night of the 21st of August occurred the celebrated exploit of Marko Botzaris and his Suliotes: a successful surprise attack on the camp of the Ottoman vanguard, in which the Suliote leader fell.
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  • He remained outside party politics, emerging only in 1909, first to attack Mr Lloyd George's budget in the country as a "revolution," and then - to the general surprise - to condemn the House of Lords in debate for rejecting it; and in 1910 (see Parliament) he appeared once more to be coming to the front, by the resolutions he carried in regard to the remodelling of the Upper Chamber, when the death of King Edward VII.
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  • Leslie appears to have intended a surprise, as at Philiphaugh, but " through our own laziness," he confesses, the surprise came from Cromwell's side, and few of the Scots except the mounted gentry escaped from the crushing defeat at Dunbar (3rd of September).
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  • But he admits that " some of the old poems may have been borrowed from tradition, without any intermediary " (ibid.); and when it is considered that the traces of the " cantilenes " are slight, and that the degree in which they inspired the later poetry must be a matter of impression rather than of proof, it does not surprise us to find other scholars (notably Paul Meyer) attaching less importance to them, or even doubting their existence.2 When Leon Gautier shows how history passes into legend, and legend again into romance, we are reminded of the difference 1 Die exegetischen Scholien der Ilias, p. vii.
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  • His greatest exploit was the brilliant surprise of Paulus Hook, N.J., on the 19th of August 1779; for this feat he received a gold medal, a reward given to no other officer below general's rank in the whole war.
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  • To the young Michelangelo was presently entrusted a rival battle-piece to be painted on another wall of the same apartment; he chose, as is well known, a surprise of the Florentine forces in the act of bathing near Pisa.
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  • Meanwhile he had another novel to sit down to - the poor though highly characteristic Endymion; which, to his great surprise and equal pleasure, was replaced on his table by a cheque for ten thousand pounds.
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  • Mr Birrell began by introducing a bill for the establishment of an Irish Council, which would have given the Home Rulers considerable leverage, but, to the surprise of the English Liberals, it was summarily rejected by a Nationalist convention in Dublin, and was forthwith abandoned.
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  • Beginning with surprise attacks, if these failed, the struggle was continued by means of sieges and by terrible exploits like those of the Catholic Montluc and the Protestant des Adrets in the south of France.
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  • "You!" cried the woman in great surprise.
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  • One can almost picture him, sandwich in hand, slack-jawed in surprise.
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  • When the Soviet Union dissolved only two years later, not with a bang but with a whimper, we were slack-jawed with surprise.
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  • My parents were delighted to hear me speak, and I was overjoyed to give them such a happy surprise.
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  • Don't look at me with such surprise.
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  • Let's go quietly and take her by surprise.
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  • Princess Mary looked at her brother in surprise.
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  • You don't remember Boris? asked Sonya in surprise.
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  • Pierre said nothing; he looked fixedly at his friend with surprise.
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  • What about? asked Prince Andrew with surprise.
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  • "What has happened to her?" he asked himself with still greater surprise.
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  • Napoleon almost screamed, quite to his own surprise.
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  • Everybody followed his example and they looked at one another in surprise.
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  • He glanced at her with timid surprise.
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  • "What is a trick?" asked Princess Mary in surprise.
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  • Pierre looked at him in surprise.
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  • But Napoleon had dressed and come out with such unexpected rapidity that he had not time to finish arranging the surprise.
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  • Both the Russians and the French looked at Pierre with surprise.
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  • Prince Hippolyte himself glanced around with amused surprise.
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  • It was like a successfully arranged surprise.
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  • Mademoiselle Bourienne, who was in the drawing room, looked at Princess Mary in bewildered surprise.
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  • Nicholas looked at her face with surprise.
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  • The boy held on to the hussar with cold, red hands, and raising his eyebrows gazed about him with surprise.
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  • The game ended in a surprise 1-1 draw as Germany are ranked 8th in the world and were expected to win this game.
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  • They could n't re-create the sound however, much to their own surprise.
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  • To everyone 's surprise, he appeared in full Native regalia.
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  • This is not a surprise: US manufacturing industry is heavily reliant on imports.
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  • Judge Critchlow told him: It is no surprise that the public show repugnance of such behavior.
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  • Wilson 's surprise resignation has been credited to a dirty tricks campaign operated by British intelligence at the behest of the US.
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  • The decision was greeted with surprise and some ridicule by the British press.
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  • Russians ' flying visit Monday 3rd January 2005 A GROUP of Russian visitors ruffled a few feathers with a surprise trip to the Capital.
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  • Surprise visit from Mom and Dad catch you scrambling to shove everything under the bed and with only two-week-old milk in the fridge?
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  • Spraying through the air until they fell upon the cheeks of my own face, they caused me to shriek loudly in surprise.
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  • Never was boy more taken by surprise; he went skimming over the surface like a stone from a sling.
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  • The positive impact of writing was seen in all three studies, and was something of a surprise.
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  • What a surprise, a lovely little track set in a valley with excellent spectator viewing.
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  • Some examples are detailed below; let 's not go into them here, it would only spoil the surprise.
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  • Squelching up to the loco, I was treated with the same lack of surprise by the crew.
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  • For example, guerrilla forces use stealth or surprise in order to counter an opponent 's material or force supremacy.
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  • It came as no surprise when a stewards ' inquiry was announced.
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  • Meanwhile, Frances receives a surprise visit from Colin who is back from a stint in rehab.
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  • Taken by surprise he is ambushed and strangled with wire from the assailant 's watch.
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  • He expresses surprise at the supine attitude of the Labor Party and the Trade Unions toward the motor slaughter.
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  • Tonight's winners, ( thought I'd spoil the surprise) Blindsight, employ good heavy rhythms, hard rifts and unforgiving vocals !
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  • Jim and Pam 's relationship runs into further trouble, and Cathy gets an unpleasant surprise on her return home.
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  • Well, I thought about making a surprise announcement in one of the lectures, and invite the whole of year 2 !
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  • Using his surprise attack King Harold 's forces cut the Vikings to pieces.
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  • Nemesis arrived a short time after the Terminators, and with him came some some more surprise appearances.
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  • A fully interactive experience is promised for visitors with activities, refreshments and surprise guests.
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  • It was but the stagger of a sudden and unexpected surprise.
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  • Unfortunately, risks which are inherently unknowable will always be able to surprise even the most expert user of the " risk radar ".
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  • There's a great pleasure to found in throwing an unknowing audience a curve ball set something up one way and completely surprise.
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  • Poulenc 's creative voice is so unmistakable that it comes as little surprise to discover that he was virtually self-taught as a composer.
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  • I think that is an unpleasant surprise for many people.
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  • The somewhat dramatic theoretical result quoted above might surprise many readers, therefore it was validated experimentally.
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  • The warmth of such friendships is palpable and to meet friends from many thousands of miles away is frequently a surprise pleasure.
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  • Bristol are the surprise leaders of the Premiership but they are tenacious and probably the most workmanlike side we have faced so far.
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  • February 05: To nobody 's great surprise, Danny Mills and Lee Bowyer failed to escape the Wrath of the FA today.
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  • I yelped in surprise and pain and looked around to see a group of boys laughing.
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  • Don’t let what I’ve told you affect how you act around your dad. We want this to be a surprise.
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  • Steve was not a good organizer so Tina's surprise party turned out to be a complete fiasco.
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  • I wanted to surprise my parents by making Grandma's authentic Mexican tamales, but I couldn't find ancho chile peppers at the grocery store.
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  • The ferocity of the illness took my father by surprise and he barely made it to the hospital in time to receive treatment.
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  • The surprise tactic failed because one of the party planners let out the secret.
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  • Although some parents are aware of the possibility that their baby will be born premature, others are taken completely by surprise.
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  • Possibly do surprise visits to make sure everything is okay at child care.
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  • For parents of premature babies, however, the surprise may be an early arrival date that finds you worried and unprepared.
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  • While some parents know in advance that their baby will be born prematurely, others are taken completely by surprise.
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  • If you can't find out about brand preference without ruining the surprise, choose a brand that has a good reputation.
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  • If you aren't sure which style the mom-to-be will want and the shower is to be a surprise, then stick to a lapel corsage.
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  • It is also a fairly good idea to peruse the user reviews as many baby monitors simply do not live up to their claims whereas others will surprise you with their durability.
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  • When you arrive, you may find that those mattresses are suddenly "sold out," but (surprise, surprise) there are plenty of other models, at higher prices, available.
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  • It's no surprise what you find at antique shops: old stuff.
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  • Why not surprise them this year with a star named specifically after them?
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  • Lima Beads will surprise you with their selection of gemstone beads.
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  • In today's age of Internet-based flea markets and with so many people looking to minimize their lifestyle due to the changes in the economy, it's no surprise that buying used golf clubs is now easier than ever.
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  • In fact, fall is the best time to go shopping for a new snow blower because you'll want to have it in your garage and ready to go before you're blasted by a surprise Nor'easter.
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  • Squinkies - Squinkies take the surprise effect of gumball machine prizes and adds the element of a toy play set.
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  • John Deere Theme: John Deere is the leading brand of farm equipment, and it is no surprise that there is clothing, signs, figurines, toys, and many other items with this classic green and yellow theme.
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  • It's no surprise that many people are wondering where to buy the Nook eReader.
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  • Surprise A Pet! is an Internet gift shop that does all the grunt work for you.
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  • LoveToKnow Cats spoke with "Chief Pet Surpriser" Cindy Pederson to learn more about Surprise A Pet and what they have to offer for both cats and dogs.
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  • Surprise A Pet! is the country's first gift club for pets.
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  • It was founded to give pet lovers a unique, new way to spoil their cherished pet while experiencing the element of surprise themselves.
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  • Our "Royal Treatment" clients will also receive greeting cards "from their pets" for special occasions, and a special treat baked especially for Surprise A Pet! will be sent to pets on their birthday.
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  • We believe our service allows both the owner and pet to be surprised, and that's what makes sending a gift from Surprise A Pet! so much fun.
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  • Because of our delivery options, Surprise A Pet! is a gift that can continue to give throughout the year.
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  • As the country's first pet gift club, Surprise a Pet! makes it easy to reward unconditional love.
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  • To my big surprise, I spotted a very pink cage with multi-levels on wheels.
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  • So when I got home I looked in the catalog, and to my surprise I found about 20 outfits for cats.
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  • After talking with M & J for about one hour, I came home to do my own research and to my further surprise, I found many styles of the portable cat cage, and the clothing styles surely have gotten better for cats.
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  • Sardine Surprise is a wonderful, healthy alternative to the kitty "junk food" they sell as treats in stores today.
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  • To my surprise, this is not enough to keep my pets really healthy!
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  • To my great surprise, I and my boys after six months are still taking our flower essences.
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  • To my even greater surprise, Cappy has not had one valium in six months!
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  • The act of familiarizing itself with its environment lessens most elements of surprise for the cat.
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  • Cats are born climbers, so it's no surprise that their bodies are designed to handle the falls such climbing can entail.
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  • It is vital to remember that successful cat catching relies on the element of surprise.
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  • Encouraging children to read puts them on the path to a successful life, so it should come as no surprise that Scholastic book clubs are very popular in elementary schools across the United States.
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  • Knowing what they like can be a big help if you want to surprise them with a book from the bookstore or library.
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  • Depending on how much your debt settlement is, you could be in for a big surprise at tax time.
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  • What appears on your report may surprise you, especially if you have unknowingly become a victim of identity theft.
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  • Good nonprofit debt consolidation services make it a priority to go through your situation and explore ways to make sure you get through next surprise in better shape through proper savings, insurance coverage and more.
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  • A relaxing solid on one side that flips over to expose a lively print or stripe will help add movement, surprise and additional interest to your outdoor seating.
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  • The surprise is when you pull the drawer out to reveal another twin-sized bed.
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  • With increasing numbers of people looking for eco-friendly ways to improve their homes and lower their bills, it is no surprise that the use of solar panels is on the rise.
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  • With acne being the most common skin condition in America, it's no surprise that treatments span the drug-store shelves.
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  • Imagine my surprise when, 30 years later, I'm shopping for new doors for my latest remodeling project and discovered the plethora of doors now available!
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  • The death was not a surprise to the Hornibrook family though, as the man himself had sensed his impending demise.
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  • David and Alice received their first surprise when former Design Star contestants Tym and Temple showed up to help.
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  • The second surprise came when the three former judges came by midway through the project to critique the work so far.
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  • Be sure to resist the urge to surprise them with a new room when they come back from a week at Aunt Edna's.
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  • Often the kitchen is the hub of a home, and it's no surprise that is where most people congregate during parties; for this reason, you must carefully consider different kitchen