Tso never challenges the text of the master as being incorrect, yet he does not warp or modify his own narratives to make them square with it; and the astounding fact is, that when we compare the events with the summary of them, we must pronounce the latter misleading in the extreme.
It would have been a bold, not to say a reckless, dreamer who dared predict that any future researches could restore to us the lost knowledge that had been forgotten for more than two millenniums. Yet the Victorian era was scarcely ushered in before the work of rehabilitation began, which was to lead to the most astounding discoveries and to an altogether unprecedented extension of historical knowledge.
From 1783 to 1787, this man organized his astounding system of falsification all along the line.
The most astounding instance of his success is that in 1210 he found leisure for a hasty expedition.
This work contains an astounding collection of facts invaluable to the scientific biographer and historian.
Next came an astounding transformation.
Michaelis says, it renders the race type with astounding keenness, and shows an excellent power of observation in the exact representation of the eyes.
Forced to earn a living by writing, he developed an astounding literary activity.
Most of his astounding miracles are of the ordinary type.
And now an astounding and still inexplicable thing happened.