Miss Tilney gently hinted her fear of being late; and in half a minute they ran downstairs together, in an alarm
not wholly unfounded, for General Tilney was pacing the drawing-room, his watch in his hand, and having, on the very instant of their entering, pulled the bell with violence, ordered "Dinner to be on table directly!"
You can send for us, you know, at a moment's notice, if anything is the matter; but I dare say there will be nothing to alarm
Elinor perceived with alarm
that she was not quite herself, and, while attempting to soothe her, eagerly felt her pulse.
He stood still in alarm--in almost superstitious alarm
, for a moment; then all mists seemed to clear away from his eyes; he was conscious of nothing but light and joy and ecstasy; his breath came and went; but the moment passed.
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.
A party of them caught sight of him as he fell, and sounding the alarm
, had lifted him up; and after ineffectually endeavouring to restore him at the brook, had hurried forward with him to the house.
Emma's first resolution was to keep her father from the knowledge of what had passed,aware of the anxiety and alarm
it would occasion: but she soon felt that concealment must be impossible.
And here a fresh alarm
brought me to a standstill with a thumping heart.
"No matter, Princess, don't be alarmed
," said Mary Bogdanovna.
He became alarmed
at the news in this, and went again to Waterloo station to find out if communication were restored.
While in this plight, a troop of Buffalo came trotting by in great alarm
. In an instant, Tom sprang from his horse and gave chase on foot.
"This distressing intelligence, as you may suppose," observed her ladyship, after giving the substance of it, "has agitated us exceedingly, and we cannot prevent ourselves from being greatly alarmed
and apprehensive for the poor invalid, whose state Sir Thomas fears may be very critical; and Edmund kindly proposes attending his brother immediately, but I am happy to add that Sir Thomas will not leave me on this distressing occasion, as it would be too trying for me.