It is perhaps for this very reason that his stories have such an air of appalling reality.
"Suspended Judgments" by John Cowper Powys
But who could have perpetrated the appalling deed?
"Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf" by George W. M. Reynolds
The financial catastrophe appalled her.
"Colorado Jim" by George Goodchild
Then the silence was broken in appalling fashion.
"The Sign of the Spider" by Bertram Mitford
At first sight its bulk almost appalls.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
As the train bearing the writer sped eastward, the reports at each stop grew more appalling.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
Leaving this appalling scene, the boy and the stranger passed on, until they stood before a cave which was literally crammed with human beings.
"City Crimes" by Greenhorn
I should be driven into saying appalling things, and our reputation might be ruined for ever.
"The Rhodesian" by Gertrude Page
Broth or eggs he sickened at and turned from, and, indeed, the one was greasy and salt, the others of appalling mustiness.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
I hastened to the door and was appalled at the sight.
"Shadow and Light" by Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
But Jaspar's threats and curses fail'd
The traveller to appal,
He would not lightly yield the purse
That held his little all.
"Jaspar" by Robert Southey
Nor doth the outward ear alone
At that high warning start;
Conscience gives back th' appalling tone;
'Tis echoed in the heart.
"Whitsunday" by John Keble
And up and up I watch it press
Into appalling loneliness;
Like realms of ice without a stain,
A corpse Moon come to life again.
"Moon-Lover" by Robert W Service
For where-e'er the sun does shine.
And where-e'er the rain does fall:
Babe can never hunger there,
Nor poverty the mind appall.
"Holy Thursday (Experience)" by William Blake
These patient walls
Seem half to know what suffering befalls
The steadfast soul whom destiny appalls
And circumstance enthralls.
"The Last Room" by Bliss William Carman
She stood appall'd; yet still the charm
Upheld her sinking soul;
Yet each bent knee the other smote,
And each wild eye did roll.
"Gondoline" by Henry Kirke White
Are voters aware of the appallingly slick mailers and TV spots that only bad-mouth Democratic candidates without naming their GOP opponents.
As a young child, I was very much enamored with romance (my Barbies were subjected to appallingly long balls — Ken was very urbane in his own way).
Glenn Greenwald is appalled that Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel and Boston mayor Thomas Menino are trying to block Chick-fil-A from opening stores in their cities because the company's CEO opposes gay marriage.
I'm tired of the lengthly campaign, sick of all the election posters and advertising and appalled at the amount of money expended on behalf of the candidates.
I found Hans Backe's vision of soccer, and his teams, quite appalling.
Loyal to a fault, the spitfire Diva seems so head-over-heels for the World Heavyweight Champion that she is blind to the appallingly inconsiderate treatment he dishes out.
'Horrified and appalled' by the Bellevue Police Department.
Hospital chairman slams "truly appalling" decision to air the prank call on 2Day FM.
As a 40-year Willows resident and a former member of Menlo Park's Transportation Commission, I am appalled that the city seems determined to repeat the 1993 Willows traffic calming fiasco.
Monica Marroquin and Chelsea Gamez are appalled by child molestation charges filed against their father Antonio Marroquin faces.
Yesterday, we were shocked and appalled by Christie Brinkley's robotic spouting of random platitudes on the witness stand during her divorce trial.
As a longtime Alaska health care consultant I was shocked and appalled when I opened my email news feed from the US Department of Health and Human Services today.
I'm appalled that it would even be published in the paper.
Court-martial ordered in appalling WikiLeaks espionage case.
As a human being, I am appalled that someone could commit such an insane act and actually pull that trigger ending those young lives.