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impressed

sunk below surface level.
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For you were in truth a very hard-working little dressmaker, and I well remember how impressed I was to sit beside you, as you plied your needle on some gown that must be finished by the evening, and meditate on the quaint contrast between your almost Puritanic industry and your innocent love of pleasure.
It may be that the exceptional surroundings in which we found ourselves, in the midst of an incredible silence, impressed us to an unusual extent.
They impressed upon you the fear of God and Immensity - or, in other words, the fear of being drowned with every circumstance of terrific grandeur.
The abbe, who was quite innocent of Latin, nodded his head, in cadence, at every roll which La Fontaine impressed upon his body, according to the undulations of the dactyls and spondees.
Among the minor poems of Bryant, none has so much impressed me as the one which he entitles "June.
The spectral, half-compounded, aqueous light which pervaded the open mead, impressed them with a feeling of isolation, as if they were Adam and Eve.
The thing that seemed to have impressed him most was my remarkable agility, and time and again he described the wondrous way in which I had leaped completely over an antagonist, cleaving his skull wide open with my long-sword as I passed above him.
Their technique impressed him, but I fancy that he thought their attitude commonplace.
Philip, not knowing how many incompetent people have found solace in these false notes, was much impressed.
The thing that impressed itself most on me in Holland was the thoroughness of the agriculture and the excellence of the Holstein cattle.
In his broadsheets Rostopchin impressed on them that to leave Moscow was shameful.
It was evident that they were considerably impressed by the appear-ance and dimensions of our craft, but as these fellows know no fear they were not at all awed.