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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Aghast and stupefied by the boldness of the interference, Squeers released his hold of Smike, and, falling back a pace or two, gazed upon Nicholas with looks that were positively frightful.
  • ’Miss Nickleby!’ cried Mrs Wititterly, perfectly aghast at a companion’s attempting to quit the room, without her permission first had and obtained.
  • Beholding him in the trim described at the conclusion of the last chapter, he stood aghast in wonder and consternation.

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  • She stepped back aghast at the behavior.
  • Her employer looked aghast and fired her on the spot.

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