I needed no second permission; though I was by this time in such a state of consternation and agitation, that my legs shook under me.
It was on this very first day that I had the misfortune to throw her, though she was not subject to such weakness in general, into a state of violent consternation.
Our dinner had been indefinitely postponed; but it was growing so late, that my aunt had ordered it to be got ready, when she gave a sudden alarm of donkeys, and to my consternation and amazement, I beheld Miss Murdstone, on a side-saddle, ride deliberately over the sacred piece of green, and stop in front of the house, looking about her.
Consternation was in every face.
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With a look of consternation, her teacher asked if anyone had done the reading.
He was a natural athlete, but to the coaches consternation, he tended to forget the play in the heat of the moment.