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a signal that warns of imminent danger

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Empirical studies validate early alarums, and the bench
Carson's eloquent but unfounded alarums resonated because malaria had been eradicated in the United States.
The early modern English playhouse, like Caliban's isle, was full of noises--drums, alarums, flourishes, cannon, thunder, bells, knocking, cock-crows--not to mention "many sorts of music" (TN 1.
Velma Bourgeois Richmond also discusses the ways in which the influence extends to stage spectacle and characterization: 'Sultan Shamurath parleys with the King of Jerusalem "upon the walls"; there are alarums excursions.
perhaps the leg stocks, leg stocks, monument hung PROPERTIES hoisting/ hoisting/ "a hovel" with golden torture device torture epitaphs, device, pavilion Peter's chair with ascending stairs SPECIAL devils casting alarums, trumpets, a thunder, EFFECTS fire, flashes flourishes, storm (wind, wind, music, of fire, banquet water, dumbshows, farting, music, noises thunder, fire, vision roaring, off pulling lightning), of Diana Christopher up anchors & blood, carrying Christ casting off sennets, over water, ships, alarums, capacity to several music ascend, dumbshows, thunder, fire, smoke, lightning chambers shot off
The various tunes are often little more than melodic fragments, surrounded by a bewildering assortment of alarums and excursions.
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.
Behn is also seen as a 'Heroickess' like Cavendish, but as the exponent of a heroic eroticism resisting the moral (and often hypocritical) strictures applied to the theatre as the century wore on; yet, despite Chalmers's claims for Behn's controlling hand in the argumentative alarums and excursions of a late play such as The City Heiress (1682), its incoherent Toryism seems more a mirror of Behn's own disillusioned confusion than of a poised ambivalence.
Johnson's heartfelt, sober cri de coeur should join the writings of Anthony Lewis, David Cole, Mark Danner, and others whose recent alarums, if unavailing, put them in the noble tradition of Alan Barth, Henry Steele Commager, Edward R.