How he pulled himself together in the face of what must have been a paralyzing shock when he found that the wrong man had fallen a victim to his plot.
If its appearance did not frighten its victim to death, at least it would paralyze the resistance which might be offered.
I sprang to my feet, my inert hand grasping my pistol, my mind paralyzed by the dreadful shape which had sprung out upon us from the shadows of the fog.
So paralyzed were we by the apparition that we allowed him to pass before we had recovered our nerve.
That Sir Henry should have been exposed to this is, I must confess, a reproach to my management of the case, but we had no means of foreseeing the terrible and paralyzing spectacle which the beast presented, nor could we predict the fog which enabled him to burst upon us at such short notice.
There are no more uses of "paralysis" in the book.