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  • "Ah—then I won’t ask him to dine!" he concluded with a laugh; and May echoed, bewildered: "Goodness—ask the Carfrys’ tutor?"
  • But these pictures bewildered him, for they were like nothing that he was accustomed to look at (and therefore able to see) when he travelled in Italy; and perhaps, also, his powers of observation were impaired by the oddness of finding himself in this strange empty house, where apparently no one expected him.
  • Dallas paused before him, visibly bewildered.
  • Meanwhile the carriage had worked its way out of the coil about the station, and they were crawling down the slippery incline to the wharf, menaced by swaying coal-carts, bewildered horses, dishevelled express-wagons, and an empty hearse—ah, that hearse!

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  • Some of their customs can bewilder travelers.
  • I am trying to understand her, but am bewildered.

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