I’ve had many a laugh at her perplexities and untold troubles, which she vainly strove to hide from my mockery.
’We’re dismal enough without conjuring up ghosts and visions to perplex us.
’My father!’ he cried, in strange perplexity.
My surprise and perplexity were great on discovering, by touch more than vision, Miss Isabella’s springer, Fanny, suspended by a handkerchief, and nearly at its last gasp.
I used to draw a comparison between him and Hindley Earnshaw, and perplex myself to explain satisfactorily why their conduct was so opposite in similar circumstances.
I did not feel as if I were in the company of a creature of my own species: it appeared that he would not understand, though I spoke to him; so I stood off, and held my tongue, in great perplexity.
’And he spoke to me,’ she added, with a perplexed countenance.
I felt perplexed: I didn’t know whether it were not a proper opportunity to offer a bit of admonition.
Having swept the hearth and wiped the table, I departed; more perplexed than ever.
Mr. Kenneth was perplexed to pronounce of what disorder the master died.
Before we reached home, Catherine’s displeasure softened into a perplexed sensation of pity and regret, largely blended with vague, uneasy doubts about Linton’s actual circumstances, physical and social: in which I partook, though I counselled her not to say much; for a second journey would make us better judges.