Usage examples for mysterious

  1. " It is all very mysterious," he said, shaking his head. – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  2. You can be as mysterious as you want. – Bull Hunter by Max Brand
  3. Kate will be perfectly wild if she sees me doing mysterious things- but she won't find out what it's all about, and I'll have more fun! – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower
  4. He believed in the title, in the sanctity of the name, in the mysterious grandeur of the family. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  5. It is very mysterious, and I cannot understand it all; but the girl appears to have done something she shouldn't, and to have run away. – For the Sake of the School by Angela Brazil
  6. The whole thing is too mysterious! – The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells
  7. As far as I can discover, there is no evil, although much that is mysterious, in her. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  8. That is mysterious in the true sense which is beyond human comprehension, as the decrees of God or the origin of life. That is mystic or mystical which has associated with it some hidden or recondite meaning, especially of a religious kind; as, the mystic Babylon of the Apocalypse. That is dark which we can not personally see through, especially if sadly perplexing; as, a dark providence. That is secret which is intentionally hidden. Compare DARK. –  by
  9. " Mysterious, indeed," they would say, " is the ways of Providence." – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  10. In the name of all that is mysterious, what is the meaning of this? – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  11. No wonder he's mysterious. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  12. And you are like the coming of the night making the world beautiful and mysterious. – The Garden of Eden by Max Brand
  13. " I meant in town, or wherever he lives his mysterious life," explained Nasmyth, when I told him that he could see for himself. – A Thief in the Night by E. W. Hornung
  14. " Yes, that was a terrible affair," he said in a low tone; " and a very mysterious one. – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. He's his own master, sir, in course;- but it is mysterious. – Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope
  16. The officer gave the details at full length: he told Lord Radclyffe all that was known of the mysterious crime. – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  17. What was this death, this mysterious sleep? – A Little Book of Profitable Tales by Eugene Field
  18. She saw one or two of the girls smile at another in a mysterious way, and began to wonder what it all meant. – Blue Robin, the Girl Pioneer by Rena I. Halsey
  19. I mind me 'tis not the first time I have seen them so mysterious together. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  20. Of love and all its mysterious business, I knew nothing. – Dwellers in the Hills by Melville Davisson Post