Usage examples for fright

  1. " Well," said Umboo, " I'll tell you of a terrible fright we had, and how-" But just then something else happened. – Umboo, the Elephant by Howard R. Garis
  2. I very nearly died of fright. – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  3. He cursed the serving maid for the fright, disposed of the ladder, and sought the street. – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  4. She uttered a little cry of fright and half closed the door. – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  5. There's a fright of a hill just there. – Red Pepper Burns by Grace S. Richmond
  6. Oh, what a fright and a joy it was! – Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
  7. " You may catch it if you like; there is nothing to be afraid of," said I to Lucien, who had drawn back in fright. – Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Lucien Biart
  8. One day she had a singular fright. – Sally Dows and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  9. The good folk will laugh at me for it, but they will not take fright. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  10. You let my little Konni alone, you old fright. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  11. All at once Wolfgang got a great fright. – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  12. She was conscious, moreover, that without her false " front" she must be looking a fright. – Brother Copas by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  13. That sweetheart of hers is a perfect fright! – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  14. I die of fright every time I pass it after sunset. – Abbé Aubain and Mosaics by Prosper Mérimée
  15. They have given me the worst fright I ever had in my life. – The Treasure of the Incas by G. A. Henty
  16. Poor Mark stood by her side, his face quite pale with the fright he had had. – The Book of One Syllable by Esther Bakewell
  17. She may have taken fright at something- but what could it possibly have been? – Eve to the Rescue by Ethel Hueston
  18. Johnnie and little Ned were crying from fright, and both Amy and Maggie were pale and nervous; therefore Leonard led the way out of the crowd. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  19. He didn't try to fight when they caught him; just stared in front of him- fright, I suppose. – Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland by Olive Schreiner