There is my explanation; it is sad enough, Poole, ay, and appalling to consider; but it is plain and natural, hangs well together, and delivers us from all exorbitant alarms.
I still hated and feared the thought of the brute that slept within me, and I had not of course forgotten the appalling dangers of the day before; but I was once more at home, in my own house and close to my drugs; and gratitude for my escape shone so strong in my soul that it almost rivalled the brightness of hope.
64) The besiegers, appalled by their own riot and the stillness that had succeeded, stood back a little and peered in.
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The live in appalling conditions.
She has scheduled a news conference to respond to the appalling accusations.