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And as for the two girls, they were utterly speechless under the pressure of feeling.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
That bunch of cottonwoods with the new-made grave close by the dead horses seemed to rise up between us, and I became speechless.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Her quiet eyes, held by his during the spell that had bound them speechless, did not flinch at the breaking of it.
She was still stunned and speechless with emotion when later she leaned over her friend to kiss her and softly say good-by.
The deacon sat on the floor, speechless now, staring down at all that remained to him of his timber leg.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Gale described with all the terrifying details her adventure with the snake and the girls were all speechless with amazement.
Falling on his knees in speechless emotion, he grasped the wasted hands held out to him.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
But the person he addressed was speechless, and after nature was fairly exhausted, he sank down in utter insensibility.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
Christophe, amazed and confounded by such a favor, was speechless, gazing mechanically at what went on.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
The busybodies, who had indeed told the truth, looked at the speaker in speechless amazement, but reiterated their statements.

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