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We stood staring after the fugitives in perfect bewilderment, totally unable to explain their apparently causeless panic.
Two artillery subalterns who had fought their way through a mob stricken with panic for the moment, soon arrived.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
She didn't move for a minute, and the shocked, stricken look in her eyes grew more intense.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He might have been an insufferable young man for a poverty-stricken teacher of French to have as a fellow-lodger; but he was not.
Then, of a sudden, the little colour faded from her cheeks again, and she seemed stricken with a silence.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He was naturally frightfully upset about it, and a regular panic sprang up in the neighbourhood.
But not too big for the ragged old arm that felled it down as an axe fells the last rings of a stricken tree.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
He craved to hide himself; like a stricken animal his instinct was to withdraw from observation.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
She should not show panic because of the mysterious noise in the loft of the abandoned Carter house.
General Wheatonʼs brigade captured Malinta, and the insurgents fled panic-stricken after having suffered severely.

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