On the expression of disagreeable surprise.
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“Here the grey man expressed his astonishment and disapprobation bya prolonged whistle”
—Wenderholme II. 91.f2
This is the interjection whew! But why does disagreeable surpriseso express itself? I think it is rather when something turns out thecontrary of what one expects.
The fox scheming to catch a goose would picture to himself the goosein some of its usual haunts, then he would imagine some way ofpouncing upon it,