Usage examples for awe

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. She was in awe of him. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  4. 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
  5. " 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
  6. Such were the phenomena which produced in him emotions of awe and terror, joy and delight. – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  7. 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
  8. The awe which I had felt over my spirit the whole of the day, and not feeling freedom to break my mind in the meeting in the morning, induced me to look to the evening opportunity with fear and trembling, which indeed is always the case when I feel the Master's hand upon me. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  9. Something of Oolak's awe found reflection in the eyes of Julyman. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  10. The respect and awe in the eyes of his friend halted him. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  11. The girl's awe- struck eyes searched his face. – Out of the Triangle by Mary E. Bamford
  12. Rowena gazed up at him, plum- blue eyes round with awe and admiration- and concern. – A Knyght Ther Was by Robert F. Young
  13. Excitement had placed the young fellow beyond his awe for the master. – Jewel A Chapter In Her Life by Clara Louise Burnham
  14. He turned and looked at Sparrer with an expression almost of awe. – The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp by Thornton W. Burgess
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Ah suppose you awe going to be a great awtust? – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  19. 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
  20. They all, including Count Gustav himself, stood in considerable awe of him. – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont