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a signal that warns of imminent danger

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With every passing year, investors paid more attention to domestic fiscal and monetary policy and less attention to the alarums and excursions of international relations.
In night, when colors all to black are cast, Distinction lost, or gone down with the light, The eye, a watch to inward senses placed, Not seeing, yet still having power of sight, Gives vain alarums to the inward sense, Where fear, stirred up with witty tyranny, Confounds all power, and through self-offence Doth force and raise impossibility, Such as in thick depriving darkness Proper reflections of the error be, And images of self-confusednesses, Which hurt imaginations only see:-- And from this nothing seen, tells news of devils, Which but expressions be of inward evils.
The 2006 Venice Biennale exhibited (and, despite its ostensive alarums, effectively celebrated) a world of terrifying megacities (AR September 2006) with scores of millions crowded into centres where capital currently finds it convenient to concentrate.
The next wave could be coming, for also left behind were my age-mates heading into the last stretch of life with its attendant medical alarums and excursions.
For all its alarums and breathlessness, Kingdom Coming is mealy-mouthed when compared with Rabbi James Rudin's The Baptizing of America: The Religious Right's Plan for the Rest of Us (Thunder's Mouth Press).
It is Exeter's day centre stage and this stage was full of exits and alarums, high drama one minute and Whitehall farce the next.
dreadful marches and stern alarums, the hope remains that the efforts of
Hence, just as Saddam's statues were being dragged through the streets of Baghdad and that news was being reported, critiqued, and discussed in more ways than have ever been possible in all of human history, alarums were being sounded that what we really need in the U.
PRAYER FOR THE LIVING Yes to poems after Auschwitz that disturb the day with alarums of warning, primal qualms that make city dwellers look up from the curb skyward; yes to interplay of sound that calms the night, induces sleep, allows the apple to remain on the tree and not fall to the field before its time, men and women to grapple with good and evil twinned terminally.
Richard of Gloucester's 'stem alarums chang'd to merry meetings' and 'dreadful marches' exchanged with 'merry meetings' are translated as 'sociopolitical changes that have recently transpired in England'.
Langford focuses our usually space-case neighbors from the north into tight, hook-happy arrangements on tales of the redemptive and sometimes rabid power of music, wasted elegies to, well, wastedness and radical political alarums that sound more like the second coming of the late Joe Strummer than sentiments from our own musical heartland - which, of course, is why we need foreigners to stir things up now and then.
Judging by official alarums and newspaper headlines, such scenarios are all the more likely in today's wired world.
English American Alarums Alarms Aluminium Aluminum Armourer Armorer Bale Out Bail Out Defence Defense Despatched Dispatched Draughty Drafty Enquire Inquire Favour Favor Hangar Hanger Kerb Curb Organise Organize Programme Program Propellor Propeller Sceptic Skeptic Taxyed Taxied Tyre Tire Vapour Vapor ROYAL AIR U.
He was wrong but the two alarums of 1866 reinforced his message on the need for continuing vigilance.