Usage examples for awe

  1. Both children were in great awe of their parents, and Honore's fear of his mother was extreme. – Honore de Balzac, His Life and Writings by Mary F. Sandars
  2. Ah suppose you awe going to be a great awtust? – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  3. Something of Oolak's awe found reflection in the eyes of Julyman. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  4. He went back with awe over the last few minutes and the strange new world into which he had been so suddenly plunged. – The Witness by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  5. The little ones wandered up and down the long aisles in a dream of awe and wonder. – Betty's Bright Idea; Deacon Pitkin's Farm; and The First Christmas of New England by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  6. She was in awe of him. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  7. They all, including Count Gustav himself, stood in considerable awe of him. – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  8. Rowena gazed up at him, plum- blue eyes round with awe and admiration- and concern. – A Knyght Ther Was by Robert F. Young
  9. The news of Mr. Newton's death had already reached the family at Popham Villa, and had struck them all with awe. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  10. Such were the phenomena which produced in him emotions of awe and terror, joy and delight. – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  11. A strange feeling of awe, replied he, has seized on me since riding through that valley. – Tales From the 'Phantasus', etc. of Ludwig Tieck by Ludwig Tieck
  12. He turned and looked at Sparrer with an expression almost of awe. – The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp by Thornton W. Burgess
  13. I knew he would come to the study before going to his bedroom, and my heart gave a bound of awe- filled eagerness. – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  14. " George," said Errington, with a strange awe in his tones, " it seems to me to- day as if there were death in the air. – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  15. The overpowering sense of awe, of reality and power, and of the tremendous meaning of what is being said never leaves. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  16. Excitement had placed the young fellow beyond his awe for the master. – Jewel A Chapter In Her Life by Clara Louise Burnham
  17. I watched him do it, first in awe and then with a dim understanding of something, I wasn't sure what. – The Tinder-Box by Maria Thompson Daviess