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1. He was most frightfully cruel.
2. The Doctor got frightfully excited.
3. He's some frightfully poor wretch.
4. But just the same, he was frightfully popular.
5. The night was frightfully cold, although clear.
6. It would have been frightfully stupid, of course.
7. He is frightfully stupid; but it's to his advantage.

8. He is frightfully stupid, Alyosha, frightfully stupid.
9. He’s frightfully sorry for the damage and the inconvenience, etc.
10. But didn't I make him suffer for it! I became frightfully overbearing.
11. As she turned a cartwheel, she came frightfully close to the edge of the mesa.
12. She called to the operator, Give me something terribly new and frightfully.
13. Mother, why wouldn't you let the old man sit with us? He's a frightfully good sort.
14. Sadly the reading comprehension passages in Japanese exams are often frightfully dull.
15. Albert turned frightfully pale; he endeavored to speak, but the words died on his lips.
16. When he hung up a minute later, the editor turned to young, frightfully ambitious Porter.
17. My hat! Won't it make the old court sit up? They're always frightfully dull, these Assizes.
18. He was talking to himself, but Gollum thought it was a riddle, and he was frightfully upset.
19. When he's in luck, it's fine; but when it does not go well with him, he can lose frightfully.
20. At first the trees retreated frightfully at the sight of the sharp blade and its restless owner.
21. Stupidity! A lie! It acts, it acts frightfully (I speak for myself), but not in an ennobling way.
22. The gipsy grumbled frightfully, and declared if he did a few more deals of that sort he'd be ruined.
23. He had a wife and a large family in the wall, and they had had frightfully bad luck for several days.
24. He's frightfully unnerved, trembling all over, but that's natural considering the sort of life he's led.
25. Jane Andrews' mother scolded her frightfully because she had so many handkerchiefs in the wash that week.
26. They sang, or rather screamed, a hymn, and so frightfully loud and piercingly that the very windows shook.
27. It was really Johnjohn who made him see reason about that girl; seriously, you know, he's frightfully sharp.
28. Here it’s tolerable, said he, but with Bagratión on the left flank they’re getting it frightfully hot.
29. In all our sea-port towns, it is this disorder which so frightfully augments the catalogue of our bills of mortality.
30. It was a bit strange that she had not seen him yet but she supposed that he was frightfully busy with his business matters.
31. But I domineered over him frightfully, and absolutely went so far as insolence more than once, even against my owti feelings.
32. I felt frightfully vexed with myself that evening, but not so much the next day, and by the day after I had quite forgotten it.
33. My brain was in one of those violent and yet frightfully calm conditions where reverie is so profound that it swallows up reality.
34. Chartering a ship of that class was also unlikely and if chartered, it would be frightfully expensive, as would being a part owner.
35. Christmas in the Highlands can be frightfully cold and we all, even my housekeeper Maggie, go in search of warmer climates in winter.
36. It is useless to explain the sense of this frightfully transparent remark, which signifies both to kill, to assassinate, and to plunder.
37. Mum's not frightfully practical, to say the least, and Dad left things so that she would be okay financially but not able to touch capital.
38. The shot had frightfully lacerated her throat, leaving two gaping wounds from which, as well as the mouth, the blood was pouring in floods.
39. The two jailbirds have met, the red-haired woman suddenly called out in a hoarse voice from the other end of the shelf beds, accompanying every word with frightfully vile abuse.
40. He approached the other door with more hope; it was frightfully decrepit; its very immensity rendered it less solid; the planks were rotten; the iron bands—there were only three of them—were rusted.
41. But any other music provokes an excitement, and this excitement is not accompanied by the thing that needs properly to be done, and that is why music is so dangerous, and sometimes acts so frightfully.
42. But there's that new theatre to be built; none of our carpenters would know how to get those rafters on without me to show them—And then there are the babies: these native mothers are so frightfully ignorant.
43. Those were the first kisses from a woman that had ever been bestowed upon me, and they were the best kisses too, for all the subsequent kisses cost me frightfully dear, and really gave me nothing at all in exchange.
44. Such a wish expressed by a traveller who had eaten a slice of mutton and had drunk a couple of bottles of wine with his supper, and who had not the air of being frightfully poor, would have been equivalent to an order.
45. Frightfully bold! said the drummer, not loudly, but so that his words were audible, turning to another soldier, as though justifying before him the words of the commander, and persuading him that there was nothing boastful or improbable in these words.
46. Of course there is no guaranteeing (this is my comment) that it will not be, for instance, frightfully dull then (for what will one have to do when everything will be calculated and tabulated?), but on the other hand everything will be extraordinarily rational.
47. Just imagine, captain, said the one who was pouring the tea, turning to the one-armed man, and picking up the knife that the latter had dropped, they told us that horses were frightfully dear in Sevastopol, so we bought a horse in partnership at Simferopol.
48. Then, everything mingled in a sort of reverberating crash, resembling peals of thunder, when a thunder-storm is in full force, and the rain has just begun to pour down in floods, every one said; and it could be heard that the bombardment was progressing frightfully.
49. When they were exhausted, when these formidable men on the point of death had no longer either powder or ball, each grasped in his hands two of the bottles which Enjolras had reserved, and of which we have spoken, and held the scaling party in check with these frightfully fragile clubs.
50. The count did not notice the introduction, in which the speaker announced that his communication would be of that vital importance that it demanded the undivided attention of the House; but at the mention of Yanina and Colonel Fernand, he turned so frightfully pale that every member shuddered and fixed his eyes upon him.
51. I hated the abrupt self-confident tone of his voice, his admiration of his own witticisms, which were often frightfully stupid, though he was bold in his language; I hated his handsome, but stupid face (for which I would, however, have gladly exchanged my intelligent one), and the free-and-easy military manners in fashion in the 'forties.
52. He bullied him frightfully, teaching him all sorts of tricks, so that the poor dog howled for him whenever he was absent at school, and when he came in, whined with delight, rushed about as if he were crazy, begged, lay down on the ground pretending to be dead, and so on; in fact, showed all the tricks he had taught him, not at the word of command, but simply from the zeal of his excited and grateful heart.
53. He once yearned so frightfully for that occupation, and it was so welcome when it came; no doubt it relieved his pain so much, by substituting the perplexity of the fingers for the perplexity of the brain, and by substituting, as he became more practised, the ingenuity of the hands, for the ingenuity of the mental torture; that he has never been able to bear the thought of putting it quite out of his reach.
54. After dinner I tried gossip, and encouraged him to tell me some, but he had such an unnatural number of relations that whoever I began to talk about happened to be his cousin, or his brother- in-law, or his aunt, as he hastily informed me, so that what I had intended to say had to be turned immediately into loud and unqualified praise; and praising people is frightfully hard work--you give yourself the greatest pains over it, and are aware all the time that it is not in the very least carrying conviction.
55. But he was undeniably handsome with an exquisite nose and he was what he looked, every inch a gentleman, the shape of his head too at the back without his cap on that she would know anywhere something off the common and the way he turned the bicycle at the lamp with his hands off the bars and also the nice perfume of those good cigarettes and besides they were both of a size too he and she and that was why Edy Boardman thought she was so frightfully clever because he didn't go and ride up and down in front of her bit of a garden.

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