Sentence Examples with the word appallingly

The characters thus composed, though so simple as to their basal unit, are appallingly complex in their elaboration.

For not only are whalemen as a body unexempt from that ignorance and superstitiousness hereditary to all sailors; but of all sailors, they are by all odds the most directly brought into contact with whatever is appallingly astonishing in the sea; face to face they not only eye its greatest marvels, but, hand to jaw, give battle to them.