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Mr. Longdon's momentary mystification was perhaps partly but the natural effect of constitutional prudence.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
For a time mystification, then changing to weird fear, as a sense of the supernatural stole over him.
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
The sanguine confidence of the community had not subsided into doubt so much as into helpless mystification.
That was a case of high mystification, of jugglery worthy of a street-corner mountebank.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
And all life appears to Riabovich an absurd mystification and seems thoroughly senseless.
She repeated the look deliberately, which was noted, with a mystification equal to his own, by his sister across the table.
THE TURMOILBOOTH TARKINGTON
Sally was then so taken aback that she could make nothing of it, but stood in a cloud of mystification.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
I like to go about and note the mystification of strangers who've come here with some notion of a little attention.
APRIL HOPESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
And this woman possessed an energetic character, a force of will, a skill in mystification, to which nothing can be compared.
GERMINIE LACERTEUXEDMOND AND JULES DE GONCOURT
But Mrs. Vernon shook her head doubtfully, while Julie shouted with delight at their mystification.
GIRL SCOUTS AT DANDELION CAMPLILLIAN ELIZABETH ROY

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