The man sprang from his chair and paced up and down the room in uncontrollable agitation.
The window was open, and she distinctly saw his face, which she describes as being terribly agitated.
Holmes was for the moment as startled as I. His hand closed like a vice upon my wrist in his agitation.
He sprang from his chair and paced about the room in uncontrollable agitation, with a flush upon his sallow cheeks and a nervous clasping and unclasping of his long thin hands.
She raised her veil as she spoke, and we could see that she was indeed in a pitiable state of agitation, her face all drawn and grey, with restless frightened eyes, like those of some hunted animal.
Yet when I spoke to her of the matter, she answered me abruptly; and in the carriage, on our way home, she seemed absurdly agitated over this trifling cause.
He was young, not more than five-and-twenty, I should say, with a strong, masculine face; but he was exceedingly pale and gave me the impression of a man who was suffering from some strong agitation, which it took all his strength of mind to control.
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Our goal is to agitate public unrest, so there will be a cry for change.