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  • Stock-still there he stands like a traveller bemazed:

    WRITTEN IN GERMANY ON ONE OF THE COLDEST DAYS OF THE CENTURY

  • I can see him still staring at me bemazed with his pipe half-way to his mouth, and the open book laid face downward upon his knee.

    The Dew of Their Youth

  • Staniford stood bemazed, though he knew enough to take the hands she yielded him; but she suddenly caught them away again, and set them against his breast.

    The Lady of the Aroostook

  • Rose and Margaret burst from their retreat with a loud laugh, and gave Obed a hearty greeting; which he, bemazed and ecstacized, returned as handsomely as he knew how.

    Margaret

  • The author has amplified on the grounds of his faith, to a degree that might seem superfluous, if the question had not become so utterly bemazed and bedarkened of late.

    Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli

  • My understanding was bemazed, and my senses were taught to distrust their own testimony.

    Arthur Mervyn Or, Memoirs of the Year 1793

  • By the time I have said all this, I have tired my fingers, and when I set about telling you how this poem and that story have affected me, I am at a loss for words; I am bewildered and bemazed, as it were.

    Arthur Mervyn Or, Memoirs of the Year 1793

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