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Wuthering Heights
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  • ’Oh, God confound you, Mr. Lockwood!
  • His sister began weeping to go home, and Cathy stood by confounded, blushing for all.
  • ’You lie, Cathy, no doubt,’ answered her brother, ’and you are a confounded simpleton!
  • No, no, Isabella, you sha’n’t run off,’ she continued, arresting, with feigned playfulness, the confounded girl, who had risen indignantly.
  • Oh, confound the vapid thing!
  • ’Among his books!’ she cried, confounded.
  • There he has continued, praying like a Methodist: only the deity he implored is senseless dust and ashes; and God, when addressed, was curiously confounded with his own black father!
  • Mr. Heathcliff, perceiving us all confounded, rose, and expeditiously made the tea himself.
  • The master seemed confounded a moment: he grew pale, and rose up, eyeing her all the while, with an expression of mortal hate.
  • And what quite confounded me, when he did open his mouth, it was to utter the falsehood that I had occasioned the uproar, and Hareton was not to blame!
  • …the road, at intervals of six or seven yards, a line of upright stones, continued through the whole length of the barren: these were erected and daubed with lime on purpose to serve as guides in the dark, and also when a fall, like the present, confounded the deep swamps on either hand with the firmer path: but, excepting a dirty dot pointing up here and there, all traces of their existence had vanished: and my companion found it necessary to warn me frequently to steer to the right or…
  • He, poor man, was perfectly aghast at the spectacle of Catherine seated on the same bench with Hareton Earnshaw, leaning her hand on his shoulder; and confounded at his favourite’s endurance of her proximity: it affected him too deeply to allow an observation on the subject that night.

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