But this is the usual way of heightening alarm
, where there is nothing to be alarmed
at in reality.
Still, I knew that there was cause for alarm
, and I could not get rid of the notion of being watched.
For three men to attempt them at this moment, were little else than madness; for they are good men of war, and have, as such, placed sentinels to give the alarm
when any one approaches.
On the 24th of May, as the caravan was slowly journeying up the banks of the Nebraska, the hunters came galloping back, waving their caps, and giving the alarm
The sleepers around me started to their feet in alarm
, and hurried outside to discover the cause of the commotion.
It must be a work of time to ascertain that no injury had been done to the spine; but Mr Robinson found nothing to increase alarm
, and Charles Musgrove began, consequently, to feel no necessity for longer confinement.
Miss Tilney gently hinted her fear of being late; and in half a minute they ran downstairs together, in an alarm
not wholly unfounded, for General Tilney was pacing the drawing-room, his watch in his hand, and having, on the very instant of their entering, pulled the bell with violence, ordered "Dinner to be on table directly
As I gained my feet the therns lowered their wicked rifles, their faces distorted in mingled chagrin, consternation, and alarm
Of those who were present, such as knew the prince listened to his outburst in a state of alarm
, some with a feeling of mortification.
Anna Pavlovna's alarm
was justified, for Pierre turned away from the aunt without waiting to hear her speech about Her Majesty's health.
He set the alarm
clock at six, and measured back five hours to one o'clock.
I had all my money about me (having never let it out of my own possession during my stay in the red-brick house), and there was plenty of it for the present; so I thought it best to leave the alarm
and distress of my anxious relatives unrelieved for a little while longer, and to return quietly to the perusal of the