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There was nothing in them which could be challenged, could be construed into active criticism of men or things; and yet much he said was horrifying.
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Soames, finding something very horrifying in the broken words, shook the sleeper more urgently.
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The thought that thousands and thousands of human beings, some of them tender-hearted, have had to face him there is more horrifying than the thought of French soldiers freezing in their blood on the Borodino, or of Inquisitional tortures.
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The scene was the most horrifying that can be imagined-the dead were shattered to pieces, covering the decks with blood; and the dying suffered the most excruciating tortures, being scalded from head to foot.
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In his abject misery and dread, Mark Penelly saw, in the stern gaze before him, anger and a vindictive desire for revenge; he saw therein fierce hate, and an implacable, unchanging condemnation; he felt that Harry was sustaining him there where he had dragged him to make his sufferings more acute, and that, after holding him up for a while, he would loosen his hold, causing him to sink at once into the deep water by the rocks, and be swept away by the tremendous current. He judged Harry Paul, in fact, by the same measure as he would have meted out to an enemy himself; and so terrible were his thoughts, so horrifying to him was the thought of the death from which he had escaped, that he was robbed of all energy; he had not strength to do more than hang there clinging to the weeds with desperate clutch, and, with only his head out of water, gaze up in Harry's stern eyes.
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All in a flash young Prescott took in the horrifying idea that Chief Simmons believed him to be the real burglar.
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If it were the case that for ever copy sold, thirty were taken home from the store, that would be a horrifying outcome, for sure.
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This afternoon the wounded man sent for me, and imparted a very horrifying intelligence.
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As I emerged I presented a most ghastly and horrifying spectacle.
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With horrifying screams and roars he rushed to the ground, among the females and young, sinking his great fangs into a dozen tiny necks and tearing great pieces from the backs and breasts of the females who fell into his clutches.
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I looked, and then shrank back terrified; since, say what she might in explanation, the sight was an uncanny one-for her explanations were beyond the grasp of our finite minds, and when they were stripped from the mists of vague esoteric philosophy, and brought into conflict with the cold and horrifying fact, did not do much to break its force.
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I remember, I went in the rear of the building, and there I saw a pile of arms and legs, rotting and decomposing; and, although I saw thousands of horrifying scenes during the war, yet today I have no recollection in my whole life, of ever seeing anything that I remember with more horror than that pile of legs and arms that had been cut off our soldiers.
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Ever spend days and days in a swinging, swaying coach, behind a four-in-hand, when "Curly" or "Nicola Ned" held the ribbons, and tooled his knowing little leaders and wheelers down those horrifying mountain trails that wind like russet skeins of cobweb through the heights and depths of the Okanagan, the Nicola and the Similkameen countries?
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He would certainly make it an absolute condition that the closet scene, in which a son, in an agony of shame and revulsion, reproaches his mother for her relations with his uncle, should be struck out as unbearably horrifying and improper.
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The region is so desolate that it is horrifying even to describe.
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No, not even to this man who knew all could she speak her whole mind; but sometimes the thought came to her with horrifying acuteness: was it possible that she ought to have sunk her own disillusions, misery, and contempt of Philip d'Avranche, for the child's sake?
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He had made his peace with the seamen, and they regaled him with blood-curdling stories of their adventures in the vain hope of horrifying him.
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It is by reason of its art even more real, more horrifying, more impressive than any other Russian fiction translated in a long time.
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The event was sensational enough, was horrifying enough.
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The scene at the residence of the Bolands, on the morning after the attack, was truly horrifying.
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Examples of Horrifying

Example #1
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.
Example #2
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.
Example #3
He struggled upright, glaring madly at the intruder.
Example #4
The man on the bed raised his arms and dropped them back again into their original position, without opening his eyes.
Example #5
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.
Example #6
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.