Totski himself, who had the reputation of being a capital talker, and was usually the life and soul of these entertainments, was as silent as any on this occasion, and sat in a state of, for him, most uncommon perturbation.
The old man was in a state of great mental perturbation.
He immediately judged from the faces of his daughters and Prince S. that there was a thunderstorm brewing, and he himself already bore evidences of unusual perturbation of mind.
He was in a state of nervous excitement and perturbation; he noticed nothing and no one; and he felt a craving for solitude, to be alone with his thoughts and his emotions, and to give himself up to them passively.
Now that he was in the midst of a talk they became more than ever anxious and perturbed.
The prince’s condition during those days was strange and perturbed.
But the prince’s mental perturbation increased every moment.
He tried to get upon his feet again, but the old man still restrained him, gazing at him with increasing perturbation as he went on.
On the contrary, she only added to his mental perturbation as the evening went on.
Pavlicheff’s son!" cried the prince, much perturbed.