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  • About seven at night he singled me out, and sur-prised me greatly by what he said.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • She wondered if she had surprised her forester by getting down into the cave rather handily with nothing more in the way of help than one of the ropes that Kyrtian's people had left behind; she certainly sur-prised herself.


  • She laughed softly, producing a tinkling little sound that sur-prised her and made his eyes widen with approval.


  • Noet practically choked, Hobie and Shalvan let out involuntary whoops of surprise, Resso leapt to his feet wearing an expres'sion of such utter shock that Kyrtian would not have been sur-prised to see him faint dead away in the next moment.


  • So both she and the seni were more than a little sur-prised when Pulickel promptly duplicated the native's athletic move.

    The Howling Stones

  • The fact that the flying snake was an opportunistic omnivore sur-prised most who encountered her, but Teal and her chil'dren accepted the minidrag's diet without question.

    Mid Flinx

  • The strength of his voice sur-prised Khisanth, who expected to hear a dying rasp.

    The Black Wing

  • "Not bad," Tale Splintersteel murmured, clearly sur-prised.

    Emperor of Ansalon

  • The Massood and Human officers in charge of defending the installation were sur-prised to learn that the convoy had made the dangerous run not to bring reinforcements but solely to escort the tiny clutch of prisoners back to the capital.

    The False Mirror

  • The childish voice had sur-prised her as well as him, but her agonized eyes said she was no stranger to the concept being expressed.

    The Waste Lands


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