couple of days." Hargreaves followed Mrs. Allison out in blank amazement. How could she be so sure of recognizing the Chinesep 9 VN 1951
anyone else who is either.‘ Helen stared at me in amazement. ‘Harry,‘ she started, ‘what are you --‘ ‘Helen!‘ I insistedp 16 E 1956
take advantage by retaining the only cool head. To my amazement the next day I, with the rest of the staffp 102 NZ 1959
cry. I'll help you.‘ Madame Gioconda gaped at him with amazement. Then she let out a tremendous whoop of triumph. ‘Mangonp 127 SS 1960
these sitting on their desks and watching Madame Gioconda in amazement. The programme director, Alto and one of the comperes stoodp 135 SS 1960
the undergrowth. Fay sat in the car, staring up in amazement at this awful, beautiful thing, but out of curiosity Ip 306 TDS 1962
his chair and leapt to the rail, pointing down in amazement at the water. ‘The level is going down!‘ Looming justp 118 DW 1962
repressed resentment that had been accumulating for years? To Renthall's amazement; a succession of creaking ascents of the staircase the nextp 388 WT 1962
own self-requiem. ‘ ... "She ... killed" ...‘ Raymond stopped, shaking his head in amazement. ‘Paul, can you hear them, the words are unmistakable.‘ Steppingp 557 SG 1963
across the crowded auction room.‘ Georg sat forward. ‘To my amazement there he was, sitting not three feet away in thep 584 LL 1964
surprise Pearson had seen on prisoners‘ faces before, a genuine amazement that these ragged little men could go on fighting forp 784 KG 1969
Halloway watched them dismount from their bicycles and stare with amazement at Buckmaster's towering monument. Lit by a single floodlight insidep 909 UC 1976
anti-aircraft gun. All the villagers had fled, but to my amazement I found that I was not alone. Seated side byp 938 DT 1977
pair of blood-flecked eyes. He gazed at Mallory with open amazement, as if surprised that Mallory had aged at all inp 1050 MSA 1982
apartment blocks behind the port area of Shanghai. To Jim's amazement, Herr Frankel and Vera's mother existed in one room. ‘Verap 17 ES 1984
in thousands of films and TV episodes. Then, to my amazement, I looked up at the first anomaly, a huge billboardp 35 AWa 1990
remarks: ‘I had never met ordinary people before.‘ To his amazement, he finds them ‘congenial and interesting‘. But ordinary people neverp 81 UGM 1991
school, filled with trees and flowers. Caretakers looked on in amazement as a sixty-year-old Englishman sprinted through the trees towards ap 176 UGM 1991
of the nickelodeon era, when my grandfather's generation gazed in amazement at express trains speeding over viaducts. Fortunes are now spentp 6 UGM 1993
friendly witch, and capable in the children's eyes of unlimited amazements, Sally brought all her good cheer and wayward flair top 189 KW 1991
venture into the hall and search the looming perspectives. It amazes me that Margaret and I once lived in this vastp 1137 TES 1989
cops. Remember, Lykiard and his chums don't have children.‘ ‘That amazes me -- they look as if they're at it hardp 150 KW 1991
rather special kind, dear sport.‘ ‘I know -- it always amazes me that they let the men and women wander aroundp 260 KW 1991
very sweet. Not as romantic as you, though.‘ ‘Really? That amazes me -- I thought he was the romantic one. Whatp 191 CN 1996
why do you think it's happened?‘ ‘I can't say. It amazes me that people here have the time and energy. Theyp 247 SC 2000
covered the whole city and could last for months. It amazes me now that none of us ever came to anyp 30 ML 2008
over their respective performances while I wrestled with the flowers. ‘Amazing,‘ Tony exclaimed. ‘How does she do it? Tell me.‘ ‘Thep 6 PB 1956
he repeated, garbling the word half-deliberately. ‘Clever. You can do amazing things with words. They help to crystallize the truth.‘ Merrillp 127 SS 1960
IBM more than two years to unscramble one of them.‘ ‘Amazing,‘ Powers commented. ‘But what is it?‘ ‘A countdown, as youp 189 VT 1960
arrived within five minutes, three heavy suitcases soundly packed. ‘It's amazing,‘ Ward remarked to Rossiter three months later. ‘The size ofp 276 B 1961
What's its speed now?‘ ‘About fifty-five. Quite brisk, really. It's amazing that these old places can hold together even at thatp 20 WFN 1961
sea of rubble. There's not a single building standing.‘ ‘It's amazing casualties are so light.‘ ‘I don't know whether they arep 142 WFN 1961
Francis sat back. ‘Abel, you do come up with some amazing things. An interesting association of ideas. No, it would bep 324 13C 1962
become his idee fixe,‘ Pereira continued. ‘Perhaps he's developed an amazing sensitivity to its mechanism. Knowing exactly the right time couldp 447 QR 1963
exactly echoed from the Leonardo. I gestured helplessly. ‘It's an amazing coincidence.‘ Georg nodded. ‘Another is that this painting, like thep 582 LL 1964
watched Conrad without moving. ‘These surgeons are clever men; it's amazing what they can do.‘ ‘And your hand, Uncle?‘ Conrad pointedp 687 TIM 1966
the thirty-year period 1926 to 1957, from Gernsback's founding of Amazing to the first flight of Sputnik I and the beginningsp 203 UGM 1974
at first. But I couldn't get off. Nobody stopped! It's amazing -- I was starving to death on this traffic islandp 60 CI 1974
that case, why all the fuss? And what does the amazing success of Star Wars indicate, for good or ill, aboutp 14 UGM 1977
Inglaterra, Las Palmas We arrived an hour ago after an amazing flight. For some reason of its own the Gatwick computerp 968 HWT 1978
is book next year's holiday. It really has been an amazing success -- heaven knows how they do it at thep 968 HWT 1978
are literally hundreds of us in the same boat. The amazing thing is that one gets used to it. The hotelp 969 HWT 1978
the portable distillation column and filter unit. He has an amazing faith that the desert will look after us. ‘Only adaptp 89 HA 1981
Diary: Part Two November 2. Sands Hotel, Las Vegas An amazing week. Just back with Anne and McNair after touring thep 140 HA 1981
advanced industrial and communications base in the Nevada jungle. ‘It's amazing, Mr President, I don't know how you managed on yourp 152 HA 1981
a ripple of stress lines trembled in the air. ‘An amazing material, Wayne, one of the hundreds of new glasses developedp 176 HA 1981
voice. ‘Look, Johnson, you're sitting in the middle of an amazing biological experiment. No one would allow it to happen anywherep 1166 DCG 1990
astral plane alone. Among these were the Incredible Hulk, the Amazing Spiderman and, strangest of all, the Silver Surfer, an emissaryp 77 UGM 1991
Lucy's a dear -- they all are. You've done an amazing job. How on earth do you manage to write?‘ ‘Theyp 171 KW 1991
a very strange atmosphere, you know. There are all these amazing towers.‘ ‘Towers?‘ Professor Saito sat up. ‘Like ... obelisks? Stone columnsp 55 RP 1994
up and rushes out to the tennis courts. He's an amazing man.‘ ‘I take it you know him well.‘ ‘Too wellp 121 CN 1996
top floor? It's quite a view.‘ ‘It certainly is. It's amazing what you can see there. Hold on, I'll get somep 194 CN 1996
all over the world and calling them luxury condos. The amazing thing is that the keys are all on the insidep 220 CN 1996
I don't want to control him -- he's done an amazing job. He's brought the Residencia Costasol back to life.‘ ‘He'sp 279 CN 1996
near it. People saw her running with the thing.‘ ‘It's amazing how she found it. All those thousands of books, andp 187 MP 2003
way. No. What tripe! Do I really believe that? It's amazing the nonsense that can pop out of your mouth ifp 62 KC 2006
her gown. ‘Thanks for the help. You're very sweet. It's amazing there aren't more casualties. Kicking in windows, setting fire top 130 KC 2006
said lightly. ‘Our agreement will apply to one issue only.‘ Amazingly she showed no wish to publish her own poems --p 220 S5 1961
22nd, where his sister Alice lived. Hardly anyone had slept. Amazingly, few people showed any signs of fatigue, as if thep 95 HR 1975
himself -- clearly a likeable and sensible man with an amazingly tolerant wife -- is equally non-committal about the hazards andp 270 UGM 1977
of the tennis players. And one of the local butchers, amazingly.‘ ‘No more than that?‘ ‘Blake ...‘ Although I was naked shep 91 UDC 1979
reassuringly at Wayne. ‘Relax, my boy, you're in one piece, amazingly. But don't fly any closer to those gunships or evenp 169 HA 1981
affectionate message this old man had written to his mother. Amazingly, he had actually thought of him as his natural fatherp 171 HA 1981
an octogenarian nymphomaniac which she patented and so brilliantly sustained (amazingly, there had long been rumours that she was a manp 10 UGM 1991
see behind the facade of ward-level optimism. ‘The nurses are amazingly sunny,‘ I commented. ‘I feel as if I ought top 301 KW 1991
watch, reminding herself who she was. ‘I have to go. Amazingly, there still are a few patients at the Clinic.‘ ‘Ofp 122 CN 1996
keen on men but very keen on sex. She was amazingly realistic about everything, but especially sex. In many ways shep 123 CN 1996
the Kowloon inspectors showed me all the pressure points. It's amazingly effective at giving people a clearer perspective on everything. Youp 248 CN 1996
books. ‘For a library user, the Russian I saw was amazingly aggressive.‘ ‘Of course he was.‘ Jane lay back on thep 78 SC 2000
He's the leader of our middle-class rebellion. His mind is amazingly clear, like those brain-damaged children he looks after. In ap 81 MP 2003
to my father: ‘For Stuart, who always kept flying speed ...‘ Amazingly, there was a copy of Saint-Exupery's Wind, Sand and Starsp 53 KC 2006
would flick into place when she noticed my staring eye. Amazingly, my parents took all this with good humour, but theyp 41 ML 2008
the world's great rivers had been similarly drained. Was the Amazon a dry mile-wide ribbon of sand, the Mississippi a 2p 92 WFN 1961
his purpose. ‘I can't understand why Ryker should pick the Amazon basin. The South Pacific yes, but from all I've heardp 438 QR 1963
moribund figure seemed to contain the whole futility of the Amazon forest. Still musing on Ryker's motives for isolating himself inp 449 QR 1963
with the total ebb and flow of life in the Amazon forests, with its myriad unremembered deaths, and with the endlessp 453 QR 1963
were falling. The two-and-a-half million square miles drained by the Amazon had shrunk to less than half this area. Scores ofp 30 D 1965
only a week ago into some corner of a forgotten Amazon city. The helicopters are nearer now, clattering up and downp 9 UDC 1979
urging on his faithless crew, Pizzarro navigating the silent, dreaming Amazon. My hands slipped on the bloodied oars. I stood upp 54 UDC 1979
had painted the town with a vivid equatorial palette, an Amazon glaze. Hundreds of coconut palms were rising from the gardensp 128 UDC 1979
caught without any rehearsal for a new scene in an Amazon spectacular their demented producer had dreamed up overnight. When Ip 130 UDC 1979
jungle town surrounded by its palisade of forest bamboo, an Amazon enclave set down here in the quiet valley of thep 158 UDC 1979
and kitchenware, an obsessed removal man single-handedly evacuating this jungle-threatened Amazon town. As he drove through the evening throng in thep 170 UDC 1979
me an old shoe-box, in which he had caught two Amazon moths. ‘I've started to collect them,‘ he said matter-of-factly. ‘It'sp 211 UDC 1979
The ambitious Western Sahara irrigation project was abandoned, the Upper Amazon dam left uncompleted. The construction of the vast new portp 45 HA 1981
Desert, Death Valley itself, were now provinces of the great Amazon forest that had crossed the Panama Isthmus and reached upp 118 HA 1981
miniature United States, set here in the middle of this Amazon rain-forest, kept going by Manson's weird, off-hand genius. He staysp 140 HA 1981
think that this was once an arid desert. An immense Amazon rain-forest now stretches its green shoulders down from the mountainsp 146 HA 1981
Ursula dusted the sand from the sheet. For all the Amazon blaze during their fugues, clouds of dust blew into thep 1032 NFS 1981
touch the river, a black conquistador sailing up his private Amazon, with one eye alert for the nearest television lens. Asp 93 DC 1987