Soothed, however, by caresses, he began after a time to gather confidence and wag his tail, and at length was brought to follow close at the heels of his captors, still, however, darting around furtive and suspicious glances, and evincing a disposition to scamper off upon the least alarm.
While in this plight, a troop of Buffalo came trotting by in great alarm.
A party of them caught sight of him as he fell, and sounding the alarm, had lifted him up; and after ineffectually endeavouring to restore him at the brook, had hurried forward with him to the house.
They likewise dwelt upon the cannibal propensities of the Happars, a subject which they were perfectly aware could not fail to alarm us; while at the same time they earnestly disclaimed all participation in so horrid a custom.
You can send for us, you know, at a moment's notice, if anything is the matter; but I dare say there will be nothing to alarm
If it had been like some other places, I do not know that, in such a night as this, I could have answered for my courage: but now, to be sure, there is nothing to alarm one.
With less alarm and greater eagerness she seized a second, a third, a fourth; each was equally empty.
If we acted in time, might we not even yet escape before the general alarm was sounded?
Suddenly a great cry arose from the roofs of the temples; a cry of alarm and warning that, taken up from point to point, ran off to the east and to the west, from temple, court, and rampart, until it sounded as a dim echo in the distance.
The crash, the cry, the sight of the fragments of valuable china covering the carpet, the alarm
of the company--what all this meant to the poor prince it would be difficult to convey to the mind of the reader, or for him to imagine.
Martin set his alarm
, drew up to the table, and opened Fiske.
GOOD-MORNING, my friend," said Alarm
to Pride; "how are you this morning?
Did the strong measures which Sir Patrick had taken in secret indicate alarm
as well as sympathy?
The soothsayer, however, did not heed Zarathustra's alarm
, but listened and listened in the downward direction.
though there's nothing for the lady to be at all alarmed
at, still, ladies are apt to take alarm
at matters of business--being of that fragile sex that they're not accustomed to them when not of a strictly domestic character--and I do generally make it a rule to propose retirement from the presence of ladies, before entering upon business topics.