In others, they had forwarded drafts on firms which had failed already, or which were about to fail, in the crisis
. After first exhausting his resources in ready money, Mr.
The domestic crisis
had betrayed the blind confidence which youth and inexperience had placed in it.
I only bought it because Munny was present, and I wanted to get fifty thousand dollars out of him, to meet this crisis
. The thing didn't succeed; but, no matter, the handkerchief will tell in settling up.
In that supreme crisis
of the empire and a human soul, when the mutinous soldiers were thronging about the royal tent and clamouring for the blood of the favourite, it was the Emperor who sent her forth -- lily pale,
But for the moment it appeared to me a tremendous crisis
, and I listened as the minister of justice read his communication, with a thrill which lost itself in the interest I suddenly felt in the plundered author.
Just at this crisis
, as though she comprehended all this agitation regarding herself, the moon shone forth with serene splendor, eclipsing by her intense illumination all the surrounding lights.
It would be so easy to throw up the window, and send forth a shriek, at the strange agony of which everybody would come hastening to the rescue, well understanding it to be the cry of a human soul, at some dreadful crisis! But how wild, how almost laughable, the fatality, --and yet how continually it comes to pass, thought Hepzibah, in this dull delirium of a world,--that whosoever, and with however kindly a purpose, should come to help, they would be sure to help the strongest side!
Young and unknown, mere vagrant adventurer as he was, she had been conscious of a force in Holgrave which might well adapt him to be the champion of a crisis. With this thought in her mind, she unbolted a door, cobwebbed and long disused, but which had served as a former medium of communication between her own part of the house and the gable where the wandering daguerreotypist had now established his temporary home.
The crisis which I then felt to be approaching has now arrived, but in a form a hundred times more extensive and unexpected than I had looked for.
My letter to Polina had been clear and firm, and in the present crisis, I felt sure, would prove final.
But I must run away now--I have no end of work now--it's a crisis--a political crisis
, you know.
Micawber's difficulties came to a crisis
, and he was arrested early one morning, and carried over to the King's Bench Prison in the Borough.