One night, as I was in my chamber with no other companion than a damsel who waited on me, with the doors carefully locked lest my honour should be imperilled
through any carelessness, I know not nor can conceive how it happened, but, with all this seclusion and these precautions, and in the solitude and silence of my retirement, I found him standing before me, a vision that so astounded me that it deprived my eyes of sight, and my tongue of speech.
Nobody seemed interested in the wantonly imperilled
Yet his words were strangely prophetic, even to the three or four weeks in which those events happened that imperilled
the fabric of our empire, and rallied her sons from the four winds to fight beneath her banner on the veldt.
Yet if the meanest screw fails in its task, the proper working of the whole is imperilled
His non-diabetic companion stopped 70 metres short of the peak, because his condition was such that if he had gone further he would have imperilled
both their lives, 'This was a great lesson,' says Peruffo.
Of course, the wistful irony of Ocean is that the imperilled
orientation was once literally and figuratively inscribed on our landscape by the railroad itself.