Usage examples for surprising

  1. The surprising thing about the visitors was that they played as though they were just having an afternoon of good fun. – Left End Edwards by Ralph Henry Barbour
  2. It is surprising what an interest I take in water. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  3. At these words of the missionary, the soldier drew himself up erect, looked upon Gabriel with astonishment, and said, " This is most surprising!" – The Wandering Jew, Book II. by Eugene Sue
  4. What followed was even more surprising. – Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  5. Then that is the explanation of the note I got this very day from our surprising Sister Agnes. – The Corner House Girls on Palm Island by Grace Brooks Hill Thelma Gooch
  6. After this defeat, it is not surprising that Tehrak made no further effort. – Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson Other: Arthur Gilman
  7. What is there surprising in that? – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  8. He made confession of the surprising fact. – The Rough Road by William John Locke
  9. How that one, indeed, came there is surprising. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  10. Unfortunately for this, she could not resist the temptation to glance at Martin Trevor- she had not seen him for some time, and it was surprising to meet him in the middle of the week, as he generally came home only for week- ends. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  11. This sudden change of treatment had a most surprising effect. – Valerie by Frederick Marryat
  12. But there need be nothing surprising in the fact, after all. – Venetian Life by W. D. Howells
  13. Then a surprising thing happened. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  14. It is so slightly constructed as to be seen through, and it appears quite surprising that so large a bird, to say nothing of the weight of the three or four young ones, does not entirely destroy it." – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  15. The beauty and simplicity of many of these things is surprising, and yet they have required neither unusual talent or careful training. – How to make rugs by Candace Wheeler
  16. I hope it isn't very surprising. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  17. I guess Ward don't think it's anything surprising that you're getting along so well, Billy Louise. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  18. Yet it was not so surprising, perhaps, when one considered her teacher. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  19. The effect of pictures in this place is surprising. – Vailima-Letters by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  20. It was not surprising that Lizzie in her difficulties should use her new friend, but perhaps she over- did the friendship a little. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope