Usage examples for transfixed

  1. A Roman lance had hit him, and he lay transfixed by the side of a living purple fount, like a rock in the surf from which a sapling has sprung. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. My astonishment was so great that every faculty seemed to leave me, and I stood transfixed, staring at the image of the Martian without even the power of thought. – Zarlah the Martian by R. Norman Grisewood
  3. The one transfixed looked at it, but said naught; Nay, rather with feet motionless he yawned, Just as if sleep or fever had assailed him. – Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete by Dante Alighieri
  4. Instead of being transfixed, Herbert replied in an easy matter- of- course way, Exactly. – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  5. Hugh was transfixed, turned icy cold, with the excitement of his favourite song so sung. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  6. Forcing open her hand, he finds the note, which he reads in a bitterly sarcastic tone, while Blanche stands transfixed with horror. – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  7. The cruel treachery of it all held them speechless and transfixed, with streaming eyes. – Maria Chapdelaine A Tale of the Lake St. John Country by Louis Hemon
  8. For a moment the people stood transfixed at the sight; but remembering instructions they at once began covering the imu with earth. – Legends of Wailuku by Charlotte Hapai
  9. She stood transfixed, chilling, as Lot's wife must have stood when crystal after crystal replaced the warm and buoyant rivulets of being. – Love's Usuries by Louis Creswicke
  10. I was transfixed by a spear; I was moved to Odin, myself to myself. – Pagan & Christian Creeds Their Origin and Meaning by Edward Carpenter
  11. He stood for a moment transfixed in astonishment. – Alias The Lone Wolf by Louis Joseph Vance
  12. His words transfixed her. – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley
  13. Neither had ever seen the effect of high explosives before, and they remained transfixed with utter astonishment at what they saw. – The Chestermarke Instinct by J. S. Fletcher
  14. She made an imperative gesture, and when Hollister still stood like a man transfixed, she came quickly to him, her eyes bright and eager, her hands outstretched. – The Hidden Places by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  15. Jack for the first instant said nothing at all, but stood transfixed, with his mouth a little open and his eyes staring. – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  16. The voice is so longingly, so entreatingly sweet that Floyd Grandon stands transfixed. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  17. In attempting to recover a kettle one of them had stolen, he was transfixed with arrows. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  18. The next instant he stood still as one transfixed, and all the blood rushed in tumult to his heart. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  19. While gazing round this apartment, Mrs Marrot's eyes suddenly became transfixed. – The Iron Horse by R.M. Ballantyne
  20. Her eyes seemed transfixed, her feet fastened to the floor. – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams