The airy phantoms that flit before the distempered imaginations of some of its adversaries would quickly give place to the more substantial forms of dangers
, real, certain, and formidable.
As to those just causes of war which proceed from direct and unlawful violence, it appears equally clear to me that one good national government affords vastly more security against dangers
of that sort than can be derived from any other quarter.
Another is puzzled to say which of these shapes it will ultimately assume, but sees clearly it must be one or other of them; whilst a fourth is not wanting, who with no less confidence affirms that the Constitution is so far from having a bias towards either of these dangers
, that the weight on that side will not be sufficient to keep it upright and firm against its opposite propensities.
Numa is watching us," replied Akut, "but we are in little danger
, unless we approach too close, for he is lying upon his kill.
State of the fur trade of the Rocky Mountains American enterprises General Ashley and his associates Sublette, a famous leader Yearly rendezvous among the mountains Stratagems and dangers
of the trade Bands of trappers Indian banditti Crows and Blackfeet Mountaineers Traders of the Far West Character and habits of the trapper
Elizabeth, having relinquished entirely the idea of escape, was fast obtaining that resigned composure with which the most delicate of her sex are sometimes known to meet unavoidable evils; while Mohegan, who was much nearer to the danger
, maintained his seat with the invincible resignation of an Indian warrior.
to be apprehended from the Crow Indians had not been overrated by the camp gossips.
Mimi could not for a long time think at all, or recollect anything, except that Adam loved her and was saving her from a terrible danger
For removing discontentments, or at least the danger
of them; there is in every state (as we know) two portions of subjects; the noblesse and the commonalty.
He was fearless, not because he had grown used to being under fire (one cannot grow used to danger
), but because he had learned how to manage his thoughts when in danger
Then I am really in danger
," declared his Majesty, positively, "and it will be wise for me to consider a means to escape.
An examination of the wreckage showed that their greatest danger
, now, lay in fire, for the flames were licking hungrily at the splintered wood of the wrecked cabin, and had already found a foothold upon the lower deck through a great jagged hole which the explosion had opened.
And yet, somehow, I seemed to gather from the conduct of the Folk that the smoke itself was not the danger
He made the leap straight and true as an arrow from a bow, and ere Dorothy realized it she was out of danger
and standing by Ozma's side.
Mr Allworthy's distemper, by means of this neglect, gained such ground, that, when the increase of his fever obliged him to send for assistance, the doctor at his first arrival shook his head, wished he had been sent for sooner, and intimated that he thought him in very imminent danger