Sentence Examples with the word agonizingly

And all the while, jet after jet of white smoke was agonizingly shot from the spiracle of the whale, and vehement puff after puff from the mouth of the excited headsman; as at every dart, hauling in upon his crooked lance (by the line attached to it), Stubb straightened it again and again, by a few rapid blows against the gunwale, then again and again sent it into the whale.

For an agonizingly long moment his gaze drifted from her eyes to her mouth, and then back again.

Unlike the nightmares, this time it was real and agonizingly slow.