Sentence Examples with the word puzzled

For a moment I stood a little puzzled by this curious request, not knowing exactly how to take it, whether humorously or in earnest.

In 1831 he was appointed vicar at Kirchenlarnitz, where his fervent evangelical preaching attracted large congregations and puzzled the ecclesiastical authorities.

She met his puzzled gaze defiantly.

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The Italian infantry, waiting under a crushing bombardment, were puzzled and disheartened by the silence of their own guns.

This manifesto was at first taken, not only as the platform of the government, but also as that from which its resigning free-trade members had dissented; and the country was puzzled by a statement from Lord George Hamilton that Mr Balfour had circulated among his colleagues a second and different document, in fuller agreement with Mr Chamberlain.

He hesitated, studying her face with a puzzled expression.

Cade was standing over her, a puzzled expression on his face as he contemplated her work.

But the directions he had given us about keeping a yellow warehouse on our starboard hand till we opened a white church to the larboard, and then keeping that on the larboard hand till we made a corner three points to the starboard, and that done, then ask the first man we met where the place was: these crooked directions of his very much puzzled us at first, especially as, at the outset, Queequeg insisted that the yellow warehouse--our first point of departure--must be left on the larboard hand, whereas I had understood Peter Coffin to say it was on the starboard.

The movement caught Giddon's attention and he glanced from Tammy to Lisa with a puzzled expression.

From Astrakhan on the right bank of the Volga, which seem to have puzzled the physicians who first observed them, but on the 30th of November were recognized as being but the same mild plague as had been observed the year before near Astrakhan by Dr Ddppner, chief medical officer of the Cossacks of Astrakhan.