It was this exemption, threatening the very foundations of the Mussulman government, that finally led to a rupture with the nawab.
And Uncle Nicholas stood before them in a stern and threatening attitude.
Is he threatening you?
But something; no someone, was threatening that tranquility.
Carmen glanced quickly outside to see if the threatening snow had arrived.
That you could run around killing and threatening them without any kind of retribution?
He gave Allen a last threatening look and stalked off to the house.
When pressed, they opined only that Brandon Westlake acted more suicidal than threatening but they had been with him for several minutes where Lydia had just arrived.
I thought the stories of your barbaric forefathers threatening to destroy Anshan were bluffs.
While not using threats of personal violence, as was generally reported at the time, his language was threatening and offensive.
Cade was her boss, and thinking such things was not only disrespectful of him, but job threatening as well - especially if he suspected the existence of such thoughts.
She jumped toward the child, apparently crying out and evoking a threatening wave of the knife by Grasso.
I simply took on a form that you would not find threatening, Zamon answered.
They.d spent the hour in the conference room without fighting or threatening to kill each other.
"I hope you're not threatening me, boy," the Other said, gaze taking in the vamps.
Under Tiberius, at the death of Caligula, and in the reign of Nero there were threatening movements of the slaves.
Partly because of political and social divisions thus revealed, conspiracies being rife in the decade 1820-1830, and partly as preparation for the defence against Mexico and Colombia, who throughout these same years were threatening the island with invasion, the captains-general, in 1825, received the powers above referred to; which became, as time passed, monstrously in disaccord with the general tendencies of colonial government and with increasing liberties in Spain, but continued to be the spiritual basis of Spanish rule in the island.
Free elections can be threatening as well, literally to their livelihoods.
Trembling and panting the old man fell into that state of fury in which he sometimes used to roll on the ground, and he fell upon Eykhen, threatening him with his hands, shouting and loading him with gross abuse.
Was he threatening her?
Nothing earth shattering there, nor anything Yancey would find either threatening or interesting.
I'd use the wrong towel or leave a dish out, and then you'd be threatening to kill me again.
Jabbing it at him, she turned the tables, threatening him until he lay flat on the floor.
You know, for threatening his wife.
"You're threatening to kill me now?" he asked, bemused.
Whoever is behind sending you here is probably threatening you, if you don't deliver.
Oh, now you want something from me, after threatening to take off my head?
The faith which he put in the Chinese made him turn a deaf ear to the warnings which he received of the threatening Boxer movement in 1900.
On the day of the funeral Peter addressed to Alexius a stern letter of warning and remonstrance, urging him no longer to resemble the slothful servant in the parable, and threatening to cut him off, as though he were a gangrenous swelling, if he did not acquiesce in his father's plans.
With the emperor in their camp, the Mahrattas were threatening the province of Oudh, and causing a large British force to be cantoned along the frontier for its defence.
But as the captain of the " Endeavour " ordered out the pinnace and prepared to land, the natives threw off their nonchalance; for on the boat approaching the shore, two men, each armed with a bundle of spears, presented themselves on a projecting rock and made threatening signs to the strangers.
"What will you do, disown me?" said Eli, questioning his parents' threatening tone.
The Russians meanwhile had been moving slowly forward in two bodies, one under Bennigsen (50,000), the other under Buxhowden (25,000), and the French being at this time in Warsaw, they took up threatening positions about Pultusk, Plock and Prassnitz.
Kutusov had been very slow in exploiting his success of the 24th and indeed had begun the pursuit in a false direction; but about the 2nd of November, headquarters of the French being at Vyazma, the Cossacks became so threatening that the emperor ordered the army to march (as in Egypt) in hollow square.
In this manner by the end of March upwards of 200,000 men were moving towards the Elbe,' and in the first fortnight of April they were duly concentrated in the angle formed by the Elbe and Saale, threatening on the one hand Berlin, on the other Dresden and the east.
Russia and England hereupon used threatening language, and Turkey replaced the hospodars.
The British ambassador sought by every means in his power to induce Turkey to give way to Russia, going so far as to guarantee the withdrawal of the Russian troops from Moldo-Walachia if the Porte remained at peace, and threatening that if Turkey persisted in her opposition England would join with Russia against her.
Meanwhile in Asia also the Ottoman Empire had been consolidated and extended; but from 1501 onwards the ambitious designs of the youthful Shah Ismail in Persia grew more and more threatening to its security; and though Bayezid, intent on peace, winked at his violations of Ottoman territory and exchanged friendly embassies with him, a breach was sooner or later inevitable.
In the Mediterranean, Crete and Malta yet survived as outposts of Christendom; but the northern coasts of Africa from Egypt to Morocco acknowledged the supremacy of the sultan, whose sea power in the Mediterranean had become a factor to be reckoned with in European politics, threatening not only the islands, but the very heart of Christendom, Italy itself, and capable - as the alliance with France against Charles V.
He went with Nero's suite to Greece, and in 66 was appointed to conduct the war in Judaea, which was threatening general commotion throughout the East, owing to a widely spread notion in those parts that from Judaea were to come the future rulers of the world.
After threatening an invasion in 1137, David marched into England in 1138, but sustained a crushing defeat on Cutton Moor in the engagement known as the battle of the Standard.
Master of Servia and of Bulgaria, as well as of Asia Minor, the sultan Bayezid was now threatening Constantinople itself.