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Examples of Horrifying
It made Achmet Pasha sit up aghast, and Nahoum Pasha, the astute Armenian, for a long time past the confidant and favourite of the Prince Pasha, laugh in his throat; for, if there was a man in Egypt who enjoyed the thrust of a word or the bite of a phrase, it was Nahoum.
For there was a keen truthfulness in the young man's words which, however suave and carefully balanced, however gravely simple and tactful, left no doubt as to their meaning.
He struggled upright, glaring madly at the intruder.
The man on the bed raised his arms and dropped them back again into their original position, without opening his eyes.
It is one of those thoughts which ought not to be thought-a thought to be suppressed, for it leads to atheism, or even something worse than mere denial of a God.
Death is always terrible-terrible on the battlefield; terrible in a sinking ship; terrible to the exile-but the present writer, who has seen Death in the "House" of years gone by, cannot imagine that he can ever be so distinctively the King of Terrors as he was there.