approach of danger

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At the approach of danger there are always two voices that speak with equal power in the human soul: one very reasonably tells a man to consider the nature of the danger and the means of escaping it; the other, still more reasonably, says that it is too depressing and painful to think of the danger, since it is not in man's power to foresee everything and avert the general course of events, and it is therefore better to disregard what is painful till it comes, and to think about what is pleasant.
The public would be fairly warned of the approach of danger, and elaborate measures were being taken for the protection of the people in the threatened southwestern suburbs.
By the frequency with which the few speakers pointed in the direction of the encampment of Webb, it was apparent they dreaded the approach of danger from that quarter.
At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected?
It was Shakespeare's Lady Macbeth who said, referring to her awareness of the approach of danger, "Let no dog bark.
Crickets and other insects can sense the approach of danger through an amped-up sense of touch: hairs that project from their abdomens can pick up the slight motion of onrushing air and use that to determine distance and direction.
Lincoln, in the same speech quoted above, also asked: "At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected?
Lozen was reputed to have the extraordinary ability to warn of the approach of danger.