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I cannot, however, leave this country without giving an account of their manner of blood-letting, which I was led to the knowledge of by a violent fever, which threatened to put an end to my life and travels together.
But now I bethink me, thou didst also seem minded to make a jest of the rain that threatened last night; so--"
In both countries the socialists came out in bold declaration against the war and threatened the general strike.
There were the sober garb, the general severity of mien, the gloomy but undismayed expression, the scriptural forms of speech, and the confidence in Heaven's blessing on a righteous cause, which would have marked a band of the original Puritans, when threatened by some peril of the wilderness.
Every time they threatened the window, they met with a pistol-shot from the master.
Is a gentleman, my friend, my guest, to be besieged, entrapped, and threatened with death, because he is suspected?
I told you, if you remember, that Sir Percival would be too headstrong to take his friend's advice where you were concerned, and that there was no danger to be dreaded from the Count till his own interests were threatened, and he was roused into acting for himself?"
The Count let him have his way, first privately ascertaining, in case of his own interests being threatened next, where we lived.
The risks we have run already are, it may be, trifles compared with the risks that threaten us in the future, but the venture shall be tried, Marian, for all that.
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He had also reportedly said, "If anyone threatens Trinamool supporters, then our workers will also attack their houses at night." ( ANI )
In this intriguing, suspenseful, beautifully written, complex psychological tale, the author presents us with Daniel Graham, a talented young actor who finds himself in the strange, unusual predicament of having to save himself and escape from a darkness that, though he may not realize it, threatens to consume him.