Usage examples for surprisingly

  1. Arsinoe now clapped her hands with delight, now had the mirror handed to her, and now, with all the frankness of a child, expressed her satisfaction not only with the costly clothes she wore, but with her own surprisingly grand appearance in them. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. The proportion of socialists is surprisingly large and is constantly growing. – Socialism: Positive and Negative by Robert Rives La Monte
  3. Yet when he spoke it was with a surprisingly pleasant tone of voice. – Hoofbeats on the Turnpike by Mildred A. Wirt
  4. But Lyad, not too surprisingly, turned out to be a qualified subspace pilot. – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  5. Economy was no longer a consideration; expense mattered nothing now; but how surprisingly little she desired to spend when both hands were full! – The Scarlet Feather by Houghton Townley
  6. Surprisingly decent, you might say, eh?" – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  7. Not surprisingly, however, most corporate managers very quickly decided to call a board meeting and ram through a poison pill. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  8. And the inhabitants of each national territory, or of each detail locality, appear also to run surprisingly uniform in respect of their patriotic spirit. – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  9. Then you are really surprisingly gentle. – The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence
  10. Surprisingly, he discovered that his feet and legs still worked. – Brain Twister by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  11. The process of turning oneself into a guardian was surprisingly simple and swift. – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  12. The height of these balconies from the stage is considerable, surprisingly so indeed in view of the fact that characters frequently have to climb up into or descend from one of these 'windows', e. – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  13. Nevertheless, in other directions Cyril sometimes surprisingly conquered. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  14. But the deer was surprisingly fleet and the king could not catch up with it. – Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends by Gertrude Landa
  15. But his body was straight as a young sapling, his shoulders for all their boniness were surprisingly broad, and his light blue eyes were alert and piercing. – The Return of Tharn by Howard Carleton Browne
  16. There is, however, far more pure beauty, definite purpose, and tender reverence in the work by Perugino than in that by the youthful Raphael, although the merit of the latter work is very great, and surprisingly so when the age of the artist is taken into consideration. – Great Masters in Painting: Perugino by George C. Williamson