We have already adverted
to the dangerous nature of this neighborhood, infested by roving bands of Crows and Blackfeet; to whom the numerous defiles and passes of the country afford capital places for ambush and surprise.
I began to despair, and to feel in my lonely moments a yearning to renew that childish experiment of crying, which I have already adverted
to, in the way of confession.
Advancing a step further (the doctor was not easily discouraged) he adverted
to the news of the Expedition, and took up the tone of remonstrance which had been already adopted by Mrs.
Trusting partly to her own admirable courage and strength of mind, and partly to the confidence which I knew she placed in me as an old friend and adviser, I adverted
to the words which had fallen from her in the feverish state.
Observing that I was not yet satisfied, Betteredge shrewdly adverted
to certain later events in the history of the Moonstone; and scattered both my theories to the wind at once and for ever.