Her face struck Pierre, by its altered, unpleasantly excited expression.
the atmosphere never becomes unpleasantly moist.
If she thought her face could get no warmer, she was unpleasantly surprised.
Under Mowat's successors the barnacles which always attach to a party long in power became unpleasantly conspicuous, and in January 1905 the conscience of Ontario sent the conservatives into power, more from disgust at their opponents than from any enthusiasm for themselves.
above sea-level, in which the heat is most oppressive at times and the nights are unpleasantly cold.
In Germany the relations between prussia Austria and Prussia were becoming unpleasantly and the strained in the question of the admission of the Habs Austro- burg monarchy to the Zollverein, in that of the elector Italian of Hesse and his parliament, in that of the relation War, of the Elbe duchies to the crown of Denmark.
He was unpleasantly struck, too, by the excessive contempt for others that he observed in Speranski, and by the diversity of lines of argument he used to support his opinions.
Her unnatural tone made him wince unpleasantly and he replied hastily.
The conversation was resumed, and no longer in the unpleasantly hostile tone of Nicholas' last remark.
The flowers, too, are unpleasantly scented.
The greatest variety of episodical matter is thus introduced; but the propriety of the occasion and the mode of introduction are such that no complaint can be made; the episodes never entangle, encumber or even unpleasantly interrupt the main narrative.
When the horse is in motion the hands should not be held rigid, as the horse's mouth would thereby become dead, and the horse would lean unpleasantly on the hand; but the rider should give and take, without, however, entirely relaxing the hold.
And if anyone came into his room at such moments he was particularly cold, stern, and above all unpleasantly logical.
Speranski's high-pitched voice struck him unpleasantly, and the incessant laughter grated on him like a false note.
He checked himself in the middle of the sentence, lowered his eyes to avoid seeing her unpleasantly irritated and irresolute face, and said:
Both were bristling with stormy energy that made her body tingle unpleasantly.
But they are apt to run wild, to get needlessly brisk, unpleasantly incessant.
It was difficult to obtain lodgings or food, and there were sometimes unpleasantly hostile demonstrations on account of these suspicions.
God is my witness, I didn't know-" he repeated, stressing the word "God" so unnaturally and so unpleasantly that Princess Mary stood with downcast eyes not daring to look either at her father or at Natasha.
"I much regret her illness," said Prince Andrew; and he smiled like his father, coldly, maliciously, and unpleasantly.
He was ridiculous, and unpleasantly sarcastic, but yet he inspired involuntary respect by his boundless devotion to an idea.
I?... said the prince as if unpleasantly awakened, and not taking his eyes from the plan of the building.
Students who don't understand that overdrafts on their bank account come with fees may be unpleasantly surprised when they get their first bank statement.
Although intellectually they may know that the changes are normal, these women still feel unpleasantly "fat."
In the end, these teens may have been unpleasantly surprised by the weight of their decision, trading their trendy totes for diaper bags.
Monitoring kids' shows: Sit down and watch some of your kids' favorite shows; you might be unpleasantly surprised to see what they view on a daily basis.
People are sometimes unpleasantly surprised to learn that personal property is only partially covered when it's away from the residence covered under the policy.
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