Sentence Examples with the word dismay

Many of the clergy who had hitherto supported the baronial cause drew back in dismay at the popes attitude.

The Bonapartists had attached themselves to the general, and even the comte de Paris encouraged his followers to support him, to the dismay of those old-fashioned Royalists who resented Boulanger's treatment of the duc d'Aumale.

A whale wounded (as we afterwards learned) in this part, but not effectually, as it seemed, had broken away from the boat, carrying along with him half of the harpoon line; and in the extraordinary agony of the wound, he was now dashing among the revolving circles like the lone mounted desperado Arnold, at the battle of Saratoga, carrying dismay wherever he went.

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Two women ran out after them, and all four, looking round at the carriage, ran in dismay up the steps of the back porch.

What dismay she felt at Jonny's first killing a week ago had slid into understanding that the Black God was merely becoming what he was.

To my dismay I found that it was in the American notation.

Now, these naughty fairies were so busy and so merry over their frolic that they forgot all about their errand and their master's command to go quickly, but soon they found to their dismay why they had been bidden to hasten, for although they had, as they supposed, hidden the treasure carefully, yet the bright eyes of King Sun had spied out the jars among the leaves, and as he and King Frost could never agree as to what was the best way of benefiting the world, he was very glad of a good opportunity of playing a joke upon his rather sharp rival.

She looked at him in dismay trying to guess what he wanted of her.

The seneschal of the court, a coward who has been watching for such an opportunity, cuts off the dragon's head, and, presenting it to the king, claims the reward, much to the dismay of Iseult and her mother.

She watched in dismay as images of the war were shown on the screen.