Usage examples for strangeness

  1. Then there was the strangeness of walking with a relative of Richard's, one who had lived by his side so long. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. The very street looked different; the sidewalk wore an air of strangeness; the crowd was not at all the same. – H. R. by Edwin Lefevre
  3. She had a keen rushing sensation of the strangeness of her situation here- Linda Hallet. – Linda Condon by Joseph Hergesheimer
  4. But then, months and months would again pass without their seeing him, without their hearing of him; they were all accustomed to his strangeness; and the months would drag past without the threatened crisis coming. – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  5. It was significant of their apprehension that not even Happy Jack made open comment upon the strangeness of it. – The Happy Family by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  6. She told him how her sin had shut him away and made strangeness grow between them. – Amabel Channice by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  7. He did not have to tell her that he took comfort in having her there, that everything she did for him was exactly right, that her touch was blessed and had no more strangeness for him than that of a sister- nay, than his own. – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall
  8. As the two men came nearer and nearer, the strangeness in the air increased. – The Secret of the Ninth Planet by Donald Allen Wollheim
  9. For the first time he was aware of a strangeness in events. – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  10. And now we did pass this thing of strangeness, and now that; and these I did point out to her, and made some telling concerning the same, having the memory of mine outward way, and how that I did see these things then, when that I was all in suffering of so lonesome a doubt. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  11. There was about it all a strangeness that set my wits to work in a mighty busy fashion. – The Shame of Motley by Raphael Sabatini
  12. I came to take a walk; that, by the way, is part of my strangeness. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  13. All was strange about them; and the delight of the strangeness increased the delight of the motion, and sent the blood through their veins swift as their flight along the frozen rivers. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  14. Now that his eyes were shut, the strangeness of the situation vanished entirely. – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss
  15. I made phrases to myself about the scenery as we drove along; and yes, I suppose I made phrases about the young girl who was one of the inside passengers, and who, when the common strangeness had somewhat worn off, began to sing, and sang most of the way to Concord. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  16. A rush of reluctance- of strangeness- of something like terror smote her. – Sisters by Kathleen Norris
  17. This she took off when Tancred came towards her, and he marvelled at the strangeness of her beauty. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  18. No passage in the poem is quite so impressive as this through its strangeness in beauty. – Robert Browning by Edward Dowden
  19. This sense of distance and strangeness is not to be obtained, in my case at all events, by a few hours' stay in such a spot. – The Foot-path Way by Bradford Torrey
  20. There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion. – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers