Weston; but not all that either could say could prevent some renewal of alarm
at the sight of the snow which had actually fallen, and the discovery of a much darker night than he had been prepared for.
The mother's consternation was excessive; but it could not surpass the alarm
of the Miss Steeles, and every thing was done by all three, in so critical an emergency, which affection could suggest as likely to assuage the agonies of the little sufferer.
Still, I knew that there was cause for alarm
, and I could not get rid of the notion of being watched.
For three men to attempt them at this moment, were little else than madness; for they are good men of war, and have, as such, placed sentinels to give the alarm
when any one approaches.
Would not my absence itself be an evidence to them of my alarm
, and therefore of my fatal knowledge?
On the 24th of May, as the caravan was slowly journeying up the banks of the Nebraska, the hunters came galloping back, waving their caps, and giving the alarm
The sleepers around me started to their feet in alarm
, and hurried outside to discover the cause of the commotion.
It must be a work of time to ascertain that no injury had been done to the spine; but Mr Robinson found nothing to increase alarm
, and Charles Musgrove began, consequently, to feel no necessity for longer confinement.
A moment's glance was enough to satisfy Catherine that her apartment was very unlike the one which Henry had endeavoured to alarm
her by the description of.
I was awakened with a start by cries of alarm
, and scarce were my eyes opened, nor had I yet sufficiently collected my wits to quite realize where I was, when a fusillade of shots rang out, reverberating through the subterranean corridors in a series of deafening echoes.
Of those who were present, such as knew the prince listened to his outburst in a state of alarm
, some with a feeling of mortification.
Anna Pavlovna's alarm
was justified, for Pierre turned away from the aunt without waiting to hear her speech about Her Majesty's health.