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experiencing a sudden sense of danger

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You have alarmed the sentry; he thinks I am being assassinated; he thinks there's a mutiny, a revolt, an insurrection; he - "
But Tom was uneasy, nevertheless, and was alarmed to see Joe go sullenly on with his dressing.
John Knightley is easily alarmed, and might be made unhappy about her sister.
But this is the usual way of heightening alarm, where there is nothing to be alarmed at in reality.
As the travellers journeyed on their way, they were alarmed by repeated cries for assistance; and when they rode up to the place from whence they came, they were surprised to find a horse-litter placed upon the ground, beside which sat a young woman, richly dressed in the Jewish fashion, while an old man, whose yellow cap proclaimed him to belong to the same nation, walked up and down with gestures expressive of the deepest despair, and wrung his hands, as if affected by some strange disaster.
Other blacks had been alarmed by the running and shouting of their companions and now the entire population of the village was swarming up the street to assist in the search.
The Martians, alarmed by the approach of a crowd, had killed a number of people with a quick-firing gun, so the story ran.
He was terribly alarmed, and crouched and trembled as if expecting instant death.
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.