But this-she thought in consternation-was that view of human destiny which she had most passionately hated and rejected: the view that man was ever to be drawn by some vision of the unattainable shining ahead, doomed ever to aspire, but not to achieve.
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With a look of consternation, her teacher asked if anyone had done the reading.
He was a natural athlete, but to the coaches consternation, he tended to forget the play in the heat of the moment.