Rowena, somewhat alarmed
by the mention of outlaws in force, and so near them, strongly seconded the proposal of her guardian.
"I am not at all alarmed
. Earnestness in you, is anything but alarming to me."
"I am not alarmed
," he replied; "I have too long foreseen this event, to feel alarmed
at my approaching dissolution--no, for that, blessed be my God and my Redeemer, I am in some degree prepared; but I feel it impossible to shake off the feelings of this life while the pulse continues to beat, and yet the emotions I now experience must be in some measure allied to heaven; they are not impure, they are not selfish; nothing can partake of either, dear Charlotte, where your image is connected with the thoughts of a future world."
"No matter, Princess, don't be alarmed
," said Mary Bogdanovna.
Some men might have been amused, and some might have been alarmed
. Doctor Wybrow was only conscious of a sense of disappointment.