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These various impressions--produced while Alban's enemy was ominously silent--began to suffer an imperceptible change, from the moment when Mirabel decided that his time had come to take the lead.
A long stride measured the schoolroom, and presently beside Miss Temple, who herself had risen, stood the same black column which had frowned on me so ominously from the hearthrug of Gateshead.
He made a lunge at Meriem; but her captor swung her to one side, bared his fighting fangs and growled ominously.
He sniffed at me and growled ominously, but when I spoke to him and patted his huge head he at length became reconciled to the change, and at my command trotted off along the corridor in the direction we had been going when our progress had been interrupted by the therns.
Then this outlaw strapped his razor on his boot, hovered over me ominously for six fearful seconds, and then swooped down upon me like the genius of destruction.
I think Raja sensed their antagonism, for he kept tug-ging at his leash and growling ominously.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The world had come ominously close to a nuclear war in the past and it could happen again as Russia and the West have slipped back into what seems like another Cold War, world-renowned scholar Noam Chomsky said.
More ominously, on Thursday, the Obama administration will warn that the US will deplete its borrowing authority and risk an unprecedented federal default.
Summary: Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel avoided a rash of spins and crashes Friday to ominously .
But big Phil Hogan ominously said he is going to make the savings elsewhere so other vulnerable groups watch out.
CAPTAIN CEE BEE, a final-fence faller after closing ominously on eventual winner Sizing Europe in the Grade 1 Bord na Mona-sponsored novice chase at Leopardstown on Saturday, was given a clean bill of health yesterday morning, writes Brian Fleming.
IT'S been a rough week health-wise and it started ominously when my old pal Carol McGiffin announced she was taking me out for Christmas lunch.
The latest threat comes from the ominously named Bang Bang Taliban gang, who boast that they aspire to suicide bombings.
Trained by Venetia Williams, whose horses are in cracking form, he was tracking the eventual winner and moving ominously well when departing at the fourth-last at Wincanton.
But, ominously for the Knittters, they saw off Fleetwood 3-0 on Saturday to log their first league win since September and haul themselves off the foot of the table.