This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Threatening sentence examples

  • It's a relationship threatening to sink our ship.

    120
    54
  • And Uncle Nicholas stood before them in a stern and threatening attitude.

    109
    48
  • It was this exemption, threatening the very foundations of the Mussulman government, that finally led to a rupture with the nawab.

    80
    39
  • Her eyes burned with threatening tears.

    74
    29
  • The ATV climbed over large rocks, threatening to unseat them both at any moment.

    58
    25
  • Is he threatening you?

    52
    33
  • The plaintive moan of reproach was drowned by the threatening and angry roar of the crowd.

    35
    27
  • 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.

    34
    27
  • He gave Allen a last threatening look and stalked off to the house.

    30
    22
  • But something; no someone, was threatening that tranquility.

    27
    26
  • 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.

    24
    18
  • Hopefully it would offer some kind of shelter from the threatening storm.

    23
    13
  • I'd use the wrong towel or leave a dish out, and then you'd be threatening to kill me again.

    22
    20
  • 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.

    15
    12
  • Carmen glanced quickly outside to see if the threatening snow had arrived.

    15
    14
  • While not using threats of personal violence, as was generally reported at the time, his language was threatening and offensive.

    14
    7
  • 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.

    14
    11
  • 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.

    13
    9
  • 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.

    13
    10
  • You know, for threatening his wife.

    12
    12
  • That you could run around killing and threatening them without any kind of retribution?

    11
    11
  • "I hope you're not threatening me, boy," the Other said, gaze taking in the vamps.

    11
    11
  • I simply took on a form that you would not find threatening, Zamon answered.

    11
    13
  • He had a lot to do: find himself new digs and track down the immortals threatening his family.

    10
    11
  • Russia and England hereupon used threatening language, and Turkey replaced the hospodars.

    10
    11
  • Was he threatening her?

    10
    13
  • 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.

    9
    5
  • 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.

    9
    8
  • "What will you do, disown me?" said Eli, questioning his parents' threatening tone.

    9
    8
  • Jabbing it at him, she turned the tables, threatening him until he lay flat on the floor.

    9
    10
  • 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.

    8
    8
  • 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.

    8
    9
  • "You're threatening to kill me now?" he asked, bemused.

    8
    11
  • Under Tiberius, at the death of Caligula, and in the reign of Nero there were threatening movements of the slaves.

    8
    11
  • It was bad enough that Jonny was threatening some kind of penalty.

    8
    12
  • She jumped toward the child, apparently crying out and evoking a threatening wave of the knife by Grasso.

    7
    6
  • They.d spent the hour in the conference room without fighting or threatening to kill each other.

    7
    7
  • Whoever is behind sending you here is probably threatening you, if you don't deliver.

    7
    7
  • Nothing earth shattering there, nor anything Yancey would find either threatening or interesting.

    7
    9
  • You're threatening my Xander?

    7
    15
  • 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.

    6
    6
  • Free elections can be threatening as well, literally to their livelihoods.

    6
    6
  • 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.

    6
    10
  • The weather remained ominous with dark clouds rolling in, pushed by an ever-increasing wind that churned the sky in threatening waves.

    6
    13
  • In 1894 a more serious rebellion in the mountainous region of Sassun was ruthlessly stamped out; the Powers insistently demanded reforms, the eventual grant of which in the autumn of 1895 was the signal for a series of massacres, brought on in part by the injudicious and threatening acts of the victims, and extending over many months and throughout Asia Minor, as well as in the capital itself.

    5
    5
  • 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.

    5
    5
  • 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.

    5
    6
  • 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.

    3
    4
  • The quartermaster frowned, looking at the soldiers as if threatening to punish them.

    3
    4
  • Oh, now you want something from me, after threatening to take off my head?

    3
    5
  • Master of Servia and of Bulgaria, as well as of Asia Minor, the sultan Bayezid was now threatening Constantinople itself.

    3
    9
  • 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.

    3
    9
  • An infection that reaches the blood stream can be life threatening.

    2
    0
  • "Don't be unkind," cried Anna Pavlovna from her end of the table holding up a threatening finger.

    2
    2
  • Nevertheless the undaunted Judaean pressed on unmoved by the threatening letters which were sent around, and succeeded in completing the walls within fifty-two days.2 In the next place, Nehemiah appears as governor of the small district of Judah and Benjamin.

    2
    3
  • Punishment and fear were not; nor were threatening words read On suspended brass; nor did the suppliant crowd fear The words of their judge; but were safe without an avenger.

    2
    3
  • In the distance they were dark and threatening.

    1
    0
  • His jaw tightened and his voice was low and threatening.

    1
    0
  • He then on the 7th of October drew up a final plan, in which one again recognizes the old commander, and this he immediately proceeded to put into execution, for he was now quite aware of the danger threatening his line of retreat from both Blucher and Schwarzenberg and the North Army; yet only a few hours afterwards the portion of the order relating to St Cyr and Lobau was cancelled and the two were finally left behind at Dresden.

    1
    0
  • The attitude of Sigismund, king of the Romans, who sent threatening letters to Bohemia declaring.

    1
    0
  • (1409); Ladislaus of Naples, therefore, as a supporter of the pope, seized the opportunity to make incursions on Sienese territory, laying it waste and threatening the city.

    1
    0
  • Add to this condition of things the fact that the Zulus were threatening the Transvaal on its southern border, and the picture of utter collapse which existed in the state is complete.

    1
    0
  • Hamilton made Imbros his headquarters, and troops also were sometimes collected there owing to its vicinity both to Helles and to Anzac. Within the Dardanelles the battleship " Goliath " had been torpedoed by the Turkish destroyer " Muavenet-i-Milliye " on May 13; on the other hand British submarines were performing invaluable service, diving under the mine-fields, causing havoc amongst enemy craft in the channel itself and higher up, and threatening Ottoman communications with the peninsula.

    1
    0
  • The king said in a threatening tone, "Then we shall sound our trumpets," whereupon Capponi tore up the document in his face and replied, "And we shall ring our bells."

    1
    0
  • Tradition tells that a few years before his death he did actually send letters to the emperor Heraclius, to the negus of Abyssinia, the king of Persia, and Cyrus, patriarch of Alexandria, the " Mukaukis " of Egypt, summoning them to accept Islam and threatening them with punishment in case of refusal.

    1
    0
  • In g06 the court at Bagdad learned that these sectaries had gained almost all Yemen and were threatening Mecca and Medina.

    1
    0
  • In the latter year an amnesty was granted to those who had participated in the rebellion in Canada; and, although in June 1838 Lord Durham had issued a proclamation threatening Papineau with death if he returned to Canada, he was now admitted to the benefit of the amnesty.

    1
    0
  • No dangers were too threatening for him to face, no obstacles too formidable,no tasks too laborious, no heights too steep. The love of power and the supporting courage were allied with a marked imperiousness.

    1
    0
  • Under these circumstances the Bolshevist advance reached its culminating point in May 1919, when the Soviet armies occupied Telshi and Shavli in the north and Olita in the south, thus threatening Kovno itself.

    1
    0
  • Shortly before 6.30 the 4th Corps (Ladmi rault) suddenly began to deploy on the high ground to the northwest beyond Mey, thus threatening the right flank of the Prussian I.

    1
    0
  • Athens, whose general Chares had supported Artabazus, was by the threatening messages of the king forced to conclude peace, and to acknowledge the independence of its rebellious allies (355 B.C.).

    1
    0
  • was at that time supreme, formed the centre of a powerful anti-Choiseul cabal, which succeeded in less than a year after the dauphin's marriage in bringing about the fall of Choiseul and seriously threatening the stability of the Austrian alliance.

    1
    0
  • He fought against the threatening secession of Virginia, but acquiesced in the decision of the state and became presiding bishop of the Southern Church.

    1
    0
  • In fact, the threatening danger forced his hand and compelled him to strike before he had collected a sufficient army for his defensive needs.

    1
    0
  • From this time onward, Arabia, instead of being a possible source of strength to the Ottoman Empire, became the theatre of hostile, operations which presently extended northward to southern Palestine and endangered the left flank of the Turkish army threatening Egypt.

    1
    0
  • The 5th Army gradually drove in Kuropatkin's small detachments in the mountains, and came up in line with Kuroki, threatening to envelop the Russian left.

    1
    0
  • By 1755 the obstacle to westward expansion had been thus reduced by half; outposts of the English colonists had penetrated the Allegheny and Cumberland plateaus, threatening French monopoly in the transmontane region, and a conflict became inevitable.

    1
    0
  • in 150 9, threatening to prosecute for treason all persons who dared to infringe the liberties of the citizens.

    1
    0
  • The War of 1812, with the Embargo Acts (1807-1813), which were so destructive of New England's commerce, thoroughly aroused the Federalist leaders in this part of the country against the National government as administered by the Democrats, and in 1814, when the British were not only threatening a general invasion of their territory but had actually occupied a part of the Maine coast, and the National government promised no protection, the legislature of Massachusetts invited the other New England states to join with her in sending delegates to a convention which should meet at Hartford to consider their grievances, means of preserving their resources, measures of protection against the British, and the advisability of taking measures to bring about a convention of delegates from all the United States for the purpose of revising the Federal constitution.

    1
    0
  • The danger threatening this important point caused Lee to send thither General Early with the remnants of Jackson's old Valley troops.

    1
    0
  • Chernayev summoning him to evacuate the country, and threatening to raise all the faithful against him.

    1
    0
  • In the summer there were threatening movements of United Maximilian States troops towards the Rio Grande; early in 1866 deserted by Napoleon III.

    1
    0
  • The threatening situation in the Carolinas alarmed Congress and Washington and measures were taken to protect the distressed section.

    1
    0
  • On galloping after the princes he found the crowd once more pressing on the escort and threatening an attack; and fearing that he would be unable to bring his prisoners into Delhi he shot them with his own hand.

    1
    0
  • maintained a doubtful but threatening aspect farther north.

    1
    0
  • Allied with the Liberals against the orthodox Protestants, who were threatening religious liberty, the Catholics assisted in 1857 to establish a system of non-sectarian state schools, where attendance is not obligatory nor instruction gratuitous.

    1
    0
  • On the 10th Charles met and defeated him at Prestonpans, and returned to prosecute the siege of Edinburgh Castle, which, however, he raised on General Guest's threatening to lay the city in ruins.

    1
    0
  • This threatening attitude, in conjunction with alarming indications of a conspiracy to resist the draft, had the effect to thoroughly consolidate the war party, which had on the 8th of June unanimously renominated Lincoln, and had nominated Andrew Johnson of Tennessee for the vice-presidency.

    1
    0
  • A mightier enemy was threatening in the East.

    1
    0
  • Saladin was soon besieged by the allies in Alexandria; but after seventy-five days the siege was raised, Shirguh having made a threatening movement on Cairo, where a Frankish garrison had been admitted by Shgwar.

    1
    0
  • who were threatened by King Ferdinand, by threatening the pope with reprisals on Syrian Christians, but without effect.

    1
    0
  • The attitude of the troops in Alexandria now became threatening; and on the 29th the British residents pointed out that they were absolutely defenceless.

    1
    0
  • reunited the kirk and the nobles by threatening, or seeming to threaten, to resume or impair these gifts, and also by his favour towards the universally detested bishops (1625-1629).

    1
    0
  • On account of the threatening procedure of Otto, they permitted him shortly afterwards to return, upon which, with the sanction of Otto, he took savage vengeance on those who had formerly opposed him.

    1
    0
  • But neither this nor the king's liberal proclamation of the 6th of March succeeded in establishing peace, and in the capital especially the situation became increasingly threatening.

    1
    0
  • Before the high priest Jesus was charged, among other accusations, with threatening to destroy the Temple; but the matter was brought to an issue when He was plainly asked if He were " the Christ, the Son of the Blessed One."

    1
    0
  • God always appeared to him as an implacable judge, threatening punishment for breaking a law which it was impossible to keep. He confessed to himself that he often hated this arbitrary Will which Scotist theology called God.

    1
    0
  • As the result of the war with the Mogul empire, which lasted from 1686 to 1690, the company perceived that a land war was beyond their strength, but their sea-power could obtain them terms by blockading the customs ports and threatening the pilgrim route to Mecca.

    1
    0
  • Abi Arta to Basra, with orders to capture Ziyad's three sons, and to force Ziyad into submission by threatening to kill them.

    1
    0
  • His report of this expedition upon his return to Washington, D.C., in 1844, aroused much solicitude for California, which, it was feared, might, in the event of war then threatening between the United States and Mexico, be seized by Great Britain.

    1
    0
  • In the year 366 Valens at one stroke reduced the taxes of the empire by one-fourth, a very popular measure, though one of questionable policy in the face of the threatening attitude of the Goths on the lower Danube.

    1
    0
  • The representatives of France and Great Britain made every effort to secure a reversal of this fatal step; but, while they were threatening and promising, Russia was acting, and on the 10th of February a Russian squadron entered the Bosporus.

    1
    0
  • Henry the Lion was again saved from a threatening combination; conflicting claims to various bishoprics were decided; and the imperial authority was asserted over Bohemia, Poland and Hungary.

    1
    0
  • Meanwhile the Turks were threatening in the south, and Wladislaus found it expedient to secure his Muscovite conquests.

    1
    0
  • After 1890 industrial conditions were confused and temporarily set greatly backward by strikes and lockouts in the mines, particularly in 1894, 1896-1897 and 1903-1904, several times threatening civil war and necessitating the establishment of martial law.

    1
    0
  • Now Louvois's original letter to Saint-Mars concerning Dauger (July 19, 1669), after dealing with the importance of his being guarded with special closeness, and of Saint-Mars personally taking him food and threatening him with death if he speaks, proceeds as follows (in a second paragraph, as printed in Delort, i.

    1
    0
  • Baptists lost favour by threatening to appeal to England for a redress of their grievances at the very time when resistance to English oppression was being determined upon.

    1
    0
  • Spinoza quieted his fears as well as he could, assuring him that as soon as the crowd made any threatening movement he would go out to meet them, "though they should serve me as they did the poor De Witts.

    1
    0
  • He was summoned to Shiraz to put down rebellion in Fars; and before he could drive out the Uzbegs, he had to secure himself against Turkish inroads threatening from the west.

    1
    0
  • from Eleutherochori had forced the passage of the Kara Azmak and were threatening to interpose between Hasan Tahsin and Salonika.

    1
    0
  • When on the 13th of August 1836 the soldiers on duty at the summer palace, La Granja, mutinied and forced the regent to grant a constitution, it was generally, though wrongly, believed that they overcame her reluctance by seizing Munoz, whom they called her "guapo," or fancy man, and threatening to shoot him.

    1
    0
  • In 1862 the agitation against the Chinese assumed importance, and the attitude of the miners at Lambing Flat was so threatening that a large force, military and police, was despatched to that goldfield in order to protect the Chinamen from ill-treatment by the miners.

    1
    0
  • Meanwhile the dervishes were threatening Eritrea.

    1
    0
  • He reports for the information of the Arte de' Mercanti on the precautions to be taken against a threatening landslip on the hill of S.

    1
    0
  • Matters were brought to a crisis by the Prussian government threatening to force the Rumanian government to provide for the unpaid coupons.

    1
    0
  • By the 14th of March, when the second reading came on, the controversy had assumed threatening proportions; and Mr Dixon, the Liberal member for Birmingham and chairman of the Education League, moved an amendment, the effect of which was to prohibit all religious education in board schools.

    1
    0
  • The emperor seemed to be threatening the independence of the North, and in terror and resentment the Scandinavian peoples turned first to strike at the encroaching Frank, and soon after to assail the other Christian kingdoms which lay behind, or on the flank of, the Empire.

    1
    0
  • Before the end of the year the invasion was repulsed, and the ragged armies of the Revolution had overrun Savoy and the Austrian Netherlands, and were threatening the aristocratic Dutch republic Very few governments in Europe were so rooted in the affections of their people as to be able to look without terror on the challenge thus thrown out to them.

    1
    0
  • the course of the inquiry it was proved that the letters had emanated from a man named Pigott, who had at one time been associated with the Irish Nationalist movement, but who for some time past had earned a precarious living by writing begging and threatening letters.

    1
    0
  • These fortifications were renewed and enlarged in January 1878, on the Russians threatening to take possession of Constantinople.

    1
    0
  • A less threatening yet important possibility of modification arises out of the scientific study of the New Testament.

    1
    0
  • The growing ferocity of the Terror appeared more hideous as the dangers threatening the government receded.

    1
    0
  • Meanwhile, however, Priscillian was made bishop of Avila, and the orthodox party found it necessary to appeal to the emperor (Gratian), who issued an edict threatening the sectarian leaders with banishment.

    1
    0
  • Philip happened to become the most prominent and most formidable type of a danger which was already threatening Greece before his baleful star arose.

    1
    0
  • The first division comprises those speeches which were spoken against Philip while he was still a foreign power threatening Greece from without.

    1
    0
  • In answer to popular demands a constitution was granted to Saxe-Altenburg in 1831, and greater concessions were extorted by the more threatening disturbances of 1848.

    1
    0
  • had replied by forbidding the exportation of English wool, and by threatening the great industrial cities of Flanders with the transference to England of the cloth manufacturean excellent means of stirring them up against the French, as without wool they could do nothing.

    1
    0
  • Not that these two powers entered into open revolt against the king; but they had adopted the custom of recriminating, of threatening, of coming to understandings with the foreign powers, which with some of them, like Marshal Biron, the DEntragues and the duc de Bouillon, amounted to conspiracy (1602-1606).

    1
    0
  • The Iroquois were assuming a threatening attitude towards the inhabitants, and Frontenac's successor, La Barre, was quite incapable of leading an army against such cunning foes.

    1
    0
  • Thus at the diet of 1589 he prevailed over the king by threatening to leave the country defenceless against the Turks, if the Austrians were not excluded from the succession.

    1
    0
  • Exasperated at their failure, the emissaries organized attacks on individuals, wrote threatening letters, and at last posted revolutionary placards, 5th of January 1893, at Yuzgat, and on the walls of the American College at Marsivan.

    1
    0
  • He now entered the army, and in 1642 was taken prisoner at Brentford and tried for his life; sentence would no doubt have been executed had not the parliament by threatening reprisals forced his exchange.

    1
    0
  • By threatening me, by condemning me, and finally, by seeking a discreet audience with me.

    1
    0
  • He also had committed blasphemy by threatening the uniqueness of God's presence.

    1
    0
  • agues that âthis principle limited the scope of the state to intervene in peopleâs livesâ, but that current legislation is threatening it.

    1
    0
  • To me, he signified the threatening danger was not so much death, as permanent alienation of intellect.

    1
    0
  • amygdala reactivity to threatening or to emotional stimuli in absence of any overt psychiatric pathology.

    1
    0
  • The major life threatening complication affects the aorta, which is the major vessel arising from the main pumping chamber of the heart.

    1
    0
  • These enable any pilot, however inexperienced, to destroy the asteroids threatening the mining bases.

    1
    0
  • behaviour to kill, common assault, affray, threatening behavior.

    1
    0
  • Rats and feral cats have been introduced and have established themselves in the area, threatening endemic birds.

    1
    0
  • Final episodes usually involve threatening the continuation of the series ' central concept.

    1
    0
  • Of more long-term concern must be the general despondency and malaise that is threatening to smother everything at the club.

    1
    0
  • The oil is threatening important populations of water voles, a nationally endangered mammal, and the wildlife of the Humber Estuary.

    1
    0
  • Non-indigenous flatworms prey on the native earthworm, threatening earthworm populations.

    1
    0
  • Unique service for disabled faces ax A cash crisis is threatening the future of a pioneering city counseling center for the disabled.

    1
    0
  • hospitalized with injuries that were not life threatening, the Pentagon said.

    1
    0
  • If a person has a life threatening illness or injury then they should still call 999.

    1
    0
  • Already the cartoonists are portraying Brown as a kind of Dr. Hyde figure Ð a dark and threatening character with a lantern jaw.

    1
    0
  • The dash for exports is also threatening rural livelihoods.

    1
    0
  • nonconformist evangelicals the ecumenicalism of Packer and others and their refusal to abandon a compromised institutional church was threatening the gospel.

    1
    0
  • Greene has made it his mission to ride forth and battle the obesity ogre that's threatening us!

    1
    0
  • Grove House Provides specialist palliative care on a daily basis to all people affected by cancer or a life threatening illness.

    1
    0
  • populace in check by threatening to remove them from the venison list.

    1
    0
  • To catch the rattlesnake, the hawk will approach the snake by walking with its wings outstretched making it look large & threatening.

    1
    0
  • Their decision came after BECTU issued an ultimatum threatening strike action in support of a suspended shop steward.

    1
    0
  • Many codes of practice would support the breaking of confidentiality in the case where a client is threatening to kill somebody or themselves.

    1
    0
  • stimulusS, A., RIDGEWAY, V. & Williamson, D. APU 3453 Evidence for attention to threatening stimuli in depression.

    1
    0
  • By buying these items you may be threatening the survival of the local wildlife.

    1
    0
  • teeters on top of the unstable tower, threatening to drop onto the base.

    1
    0
  • threatening to overwhelm third world countries.

    1
    0
  • His son's behavior becomes increasingly bizarre and threatening and his devoted wife begins to grow distant.

    1
    0
  • The governor retreated to a position out of it, and was only awaiting reinforcements from Minas to retake it; but, Duguay Trouin threatening to burn it, he was obliged on the 10th of October to sign a capitulation, and pay to the French admiral 610,000 crusados, Soo cases of sugar, and provisions for the return of the fleet to Europe.

    1
    0
  • At first the new machinery acted well; the public mind was tranquil, and the war with Pisa - not as yet of threatening proportions - was enough to occupy the Florentines and prevent internecine feuds.

    1
    0
  • The quarrel waxed: the gatherings summoned by the preachers were declared to be seditious; a meeting in a church ended in a threatening riot that raged round the Tolbooth, where James was sitting, and on the following day he with his Court withdrew to Linlithgow (18th of December 1596).

    1
    0
  • How far the extraordinary corruption of private morals which has gained for the restoration period so unenviable a notoriety was owing to the king's own example of flagrant debauchery, how far to the natural reaction from an artificial Puritanism, is uncertain, but it is incontestable that Charles's cynical selfishness was the chief cause of the degradation of public life which marks his reign, and of the disgraceful and unscrupulous betrayal of the national interests which raised France to a threatening predominance and imperilled the very existence of Britain for generations.

    1
    0
  • Gladstone, before he accepted office, had denounced the policy of annexing the Transvaal; his language was so strong that he was charged with encouraging the Beers to maintain their independence by force; his example had naturally been imitated by some of his followers at the general election; and, when be resumed power, he found himself in the difficult dilemma of either maintaining an arrangement which he had declared to be unwise, or of yielding to a demand which the Boers were already threatening to support in arms. The events of the first year of his administration added to his difficulty.

    1
    0
  • They believe it is vital for young people to be able to access services that are flexible, non threatening and responsive to need.

    1
    0
  • Noel Baxter showed that he has put his career threatening knee injury behind him with a 26th place in the men 's slalom.

    1
    0
  • MATHEWS, A., RIDGEWAY, V. & Williamson, D. APU 3453 Evidence for attention to threatening stimuli in depression.

    1
    0
  • He 's never threatening but he 's not exactly tactful sometimes bless him.

    1
    0
  • Many of the crippling and fatal diseases globally are threatening to overwhelm third world countries.

    1
    0
  • His son 's behavior becomes increasingly bizarre and threatening and his devoted wife begins to grow distant.

    1
    0
  • This is the best way to ensure she does not suffer any dramatic and potentially life threatening childhood illnesses.

    1
    0
  • If his rectum becomes blocked it could cause a serious impaction that could become life threatening.

    1
    0
  • There are other signs as well that can vary from something as simple as lethargy to something as life threatening as shock.

    1
    0
  • While there are many types of feline worms that can affect your cat, few of them are truly life threatening.

    1
    0
  • When a human being finds himself falling from a threatening height, he typically panics and flails.

    1
    0
  • This keeps you on top of the situation, instead of waiting for threatening letters and phone calls.

    1
    0
  • Contrary to what the threatening letters would imply, everything is negotiable -- especially if you're up to your ears in debt and the lender realizes he's teetering on the edge of getting nothing.

    1
    0
  • The Federal Trade Commission of the United States has clear guidelines in place that prevent lenders from threatening you for repayment.

    1
    0
  • This form of herpes is non-life threatening and they can be treated with a variety of methods from over the counter medications to common folk remedies.

    1
    0
  • Many of the ailments related to the liver are serious and some can even be life threatening.

    1
    0
  • Sunlight and other environmental factors may start to fade the pigmentation over time, threatening to give away your latest beauty secret.

    1
    0
  • Today, while dangerous situations may not be life threatening, in many cases your body reacts in much the same way.

    1
    0
  • Ask your colleagues, in a very discreet and non threatening way, to stop.

    1
    0
  • This is a great opportunity to let him know how you feel, but in a way that is non threatening.

    1
    0
  • Pale orange: A pale, light, pastel-inspired orange isn't nearly as threatening as a brighter shade; from a distance, it may even appear to be a tinted hue of ivory.

    1
    0
  • Drug addiction help is available for both adults and teens who are suffering from an abuse problem or a life threatening addiction.

    1
    0
  • While a food addiction might not appear to be life threatening at first, there are numerous health consequences that can result from this behavior, especially if it goes on over a significant period of time.

    1
    0
  • Any addiction withdrawal and treatment program should be overseen by a qualified physican who can monitor the addict's physical condition throughout the process because withdrawal symptoms can become life threatening.

    1
    0
  • From there, it just escalated, with Trump firing back insults and threatening to sue.

    1
    0
  • Eating disorders are devastating to the body and can be life threatening.

    1
    0
  • A spokesperson for the Samantha Who? star stated that Applegate is "..following the recommended treatment" and that it is "…not life threatening," stressing that early detection of the mass is the key to her expected full recovery.

    1
    0
  • Everyone on the show has expressed their sadness and concern for Misty May, but volleyball fans have yet to speak out about the potentially career threatening injury.

    1
    0
  • Jared Ashley went on to further claim that John Rich left threatening voice mail messages on his phone.

    1
    0
  • She reported that he had been leaving her harassing messages and threatening violence toward her and her new boyfriend.

    1
    0
  • You should not sign up for a marriage encounter cruise if your partner is pressuring or threatening you to attend.

    1
    0
  • Static shock style collars deliver a zap that is similar to touching metal after you've walked on carpet--uncomfortable, but not really life threatening.

    1
    0
  • The presence of the tarry, black stools could be a sign of an illness that is severe and possibly life threatening.

    1
    0
  • Many of the chemicals are known to cause cancer, thyroid dysfunctions, and other life threatening issues.

    1
    0
  • Leave a voicemail message where you deliberately omit every other word and act like the message is important, but not "life threatening."

    1
    0
  • Snoring is mostly a nuisance, but in some situations can be a life threatening condition.

    1
    0
  • Individuals who suffer from this illness have a life threatening infection that can cause sleep disturbances, which is where it gets its name.

    1
    0
  • Sleep apnea can be life threatening; however, by following a well-implemented treatment plan you can alleviate most of the symptoms of sleep apnea.

    1
    0
  • A tracheotomy is a last option for those with life threatening sleep apnea.

    1
    0
  • Once inside, get Dorian as angry as possible by threatening him.

    1
    0
  • A gigantic were-rabbit monster is threatening entries into the Giant Vegetable Competition which, of course, Wallace and Gromit plan to enter.

    1
    0
  • However, in immunocompromised individuals, such as those with HIV/AIDS, symptoms can be severe, life threatening, and recurring.

    1
    0
  • Subdural hemotamas range from fatal or life threatening to small with only minor effects, depending on the quantity of blood released and the amount of injury to other brain tissues.

    1
    0
  • Alternatively, a variety of medications may be used to combat the unpleasant and threatening physical symptoms of withdrawal.

    1
    0
  • Symptoms can be debilitating or life threatening in some cases.

    1
    0
  • If urushiol enters the respiratory tract, which typically happens when the plant is burned and the smoke is breathed in, it can be life threatening.

    1
    0
  • Some substances must be tapered because cold-turkey methods of detoxification are potentially life threatening.

    1
    0
  • If the diaphragmatic hernia is part of a syndrome, the other birth defects may be life threatening.

    1
    0
  • Exposure to CMV can be serious and even life threatening for mothers and infants whose immune systems are compromised, for example, those receiving chemotherapy or who have HIV/AIDS.

    1
    0
  • In addition to slow growth, children with PDA may be more susceptible to infections such as colds, pneumonia, and a rare but potentially life threatening infection of the heart called endocarditis.

    1
    0
  • Stings may be life threatening for a small number of children.

    1
    0
  • Occasionally, the presenting symptom may be a severe intestinal infection called enterocolitis, which is life threatening.

    1
    0
  • These serious complications are life threatening, but with good medical treatment, the fatality rate is very low.

    1
    0
  • Brunette hair can never easily become blonde without threatening the natural intent of the highlights.

    1
    0
  • In animal studies, prenatal exposure to opiates led to decreased exploration and delayed responses to threatening elements.

    1
    0
  • It has a trigger underneath its tail that lurches its head forward from its shoulders, opens its mouth to reveal huge, threatening teeth and brings the beast to life with flashing lights and terrorizing sounds of doom.

    1
    0
  • Like many nutritional supplements, it is important not to overdose on vitamin A as the results can be serious or even life threatening, according to Drugs.com.

    1
    0
  • If you aren't comfortable dancing in heels, go for lower, squared heels that define shapely legs without threatening a sprained ankle.

    1
    0
  • This is a fair question for you to ask and would be a lot more helpful than what you have been doing, which is threatening to end the relationship and/or throw him indirect ultimatums.

    1
    0
  • However, if you have more than one of these symptoms on a chronic basis, it may be symptoms of celiac disease, which leads to significant damage to the small intestine and over time can be life threatening.

    1
    0
  • For those with celiac disease, on the other hand, it can be painful and life threatening to consume.

    1
    0
  • Moreover, both of these signs are avid readers and learners; these are qualities that can be threatening to more fixed signs in the zodiac.

    1
    0
  • After putting the kids to bed, a babysitter receives a threatening call from a scary caller.

    1
    0
  • She gave the Scavos shelter in her basement during a threatening tornado and sacrificed herself when there wasn't enough room for her under the stairs as the house collapsed.

    1
    0
  • If you have one of these serial soap opera watchers in your life who miss an episode, you can tease them with your knowledge and playfully get them worked up in a friendly game of threatening to spoil the suspense and surprise.

    1
    0
  • If you receive a body piercing in an unclean environment with equipment that is not properly sterilized, you take the risk of contracting a potentially life threatening disease.

    1
    0
  • Now Iran is threatening production reductions.

    1
    0
  • The body converts fats into ketone bodies which will result in ketosis, a potentially life threatening problem.

    1
    0
  • In particular, narrowing which restricts blood flow to the heart and brain predisposes life threatening problems such as heart attacks and strokes.

    1
    0
  • However, many of these studies also confirm that fast food is truly dangerous as it places people at risk for a host of life threatening illnesses.

    1
    0
  • This has led to millions of people suffering from chronic and life threatening conditions such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

    1
    0
  • Healthcare providers, including pediatricians, dentists, and other doctors, require signed medical release forms before administering medical treatment or prescribing medications, with the exception of life threatening medical treatments.

    1
    0
  • They filed a lawsuit and collected the names of Napster users who had traded the tracks, demanding that these users be banned from the network and threatening the fans with legal action.

    1
    0
  • At least in the comic book realm they are more realistic and threatening.

    1
    0
  • Ile-Rein is under siege; the powerful and mysterious 'Gardier' are threatening to take over the kingdom, and her Villers Sphere may hold the key to survival for the nation.

    1
    0
  • The androids were female because they would be less "threatening" and "suspicious" to others, thus more effective in their battles.

    1
    0
  • According to the Mayo Clinic, the disease can become life threatening if it is not treated.

    1
    0
  • Toe nail fungus is not life threatening, but it may spread to your other nails and cause them to crack, break or crumble.

    1
    0
  • During this period, however, progress was hampered by vested interests, and the spirit of rebellion among the natives became increasingly threatening.

    1
    1
  • A state court of mediation and arbitration, consisting of three members appointed by the governor with the consent of the senate, was created in 1889 to inquire into the cause of grievances threatening or resulting in any strike or lock-out and to endeavour to effect a settlement.

    1
    1
  • Up to 1839 no effort was made to stop the trade, but in that year the emperor Tao-Kwang sent a commissioner, Lin Tsze-sii, to Canton to put down the traffic. Lin issued a proclamation threatening hostile measures if the British opium ships serving as depots were not sent away.

    1
    1
  • Only now was Matthias able to turn against the Turks, who were again threatening the southern provinces.

    1
    2
  • The Turks were threatening western Europe, and Luther was inflaming Germany.

    1
    2
  • by invading Geneva and threatening Provence.

    1
    2
  • That general, Championnets successor, had been compelled by these reverses and by the threatening pressure of Nelsons fleet to evacuate Naples and central Italy.

    1
    2
  • At the same time the cabinet, as a whole, brought in a Clerical Abuses Bill, threatening with severe punishment priests guilty of disturbing the peace of families, of opposing the laws of the state, or of fomenting disorder.

    1
    2
  • For some time longer the Tatars remained troublesome neighbours, capable of invading and devastating large tracts of Russian territory and of threatening even the city of Moscow, but the Horde was now broken up into independent and mutually hostile khanates, and the Moscow diplomatists could generally play off one khanate against the other, so that there was no danger of the old political domination being re-established.

    1
    2
  • at St Quentin (1557) and the threatening advance of Alva upon Rome forced him to come to terms and to abandon his French alliance.

    1
    2
  • by threatening a formal withdrawal from his obedience.

    1
    2
  • This was stubbornly resisted, and the West assumed a threatening attitude as the East opposed its projects for internal improvements for which the West had the greater need.

    1
    2
  • The backwardness of economic science has been an index of the danger threatening the industrial and commercial supremacy of the United Kingdom.

    1
    2
  • In it there occurred the threatening phrase: "Six thousand French would at present be enough to conquer Egypt."

    1
    2
  • This now stretched from Lubeck to the Pyrenees, from Brest to Rome; while another arm (only nominally severed from the empire by the Napoleonic kingdom of Italy) extended down the eastern shore of the Adriatic to Ragusa and Cattaro, threatening the Turkish empire with schemes of partition always imminent but never achieved.

    1
    2
  • Equally threatening was the general situation in Europe.

    1
    2
  • So threatening were the symptoms that the royalists at Paris and the plenipotentiaries at Vienna talked of deporting him to the Azores, while others more than hinted at assassination.

    1
    2
  • "Oh, my bower new...!" chimed in twenty voices, and the castanet player, in spite of the burden of his equipment, rushed out to the front and, walking backwards before the company, jerked his shoulders and flourished his castanets as if threatening someone.

    1
    2
  • And I won't--not even if Bonaparte were here at Smolensk threatening Bald Hills--even then I wouldn't serve in the Russian army!

    1
    2
  • Stolypin, stuttering, broke into the conversation and began excitedly talking of the abuses that existed under the former order of things--threatening to give a serious turn to the conversation.

    1
    2
  • In all these words she saw only that the danger threatening her son would not soon be over.

    1
    2
  • It is done in all the brothels, and with these words Marya Dmitrievna, turning up her wide sleeves with her usual threatening gesture and glancing sternly round, moved across the room.

    1
    2
  • The threatening presence of the tWo princely houses of Orsini and Colonna, alike dangerous as friends or foes, rendered Rome an unsafe residence.

    1
    3
  • "Now then, you devil's puppet, look alive and hunt for it!" shouted Denisov, suddenly, turning purple and rushing at the man with a threatening gesture.

    1
    3
  • The enemy ceased firing, and that stern, threatening, inaccessible, and intangible line which separates two hostile armies was all the more clearly felt.

    1
    3
  • He chuckled, a sound that somehow managed to be threatening.

    0
    1
  • 18 77-7 8, which ended in disappointment Though the campaign enabled him to recover Bessarabia at the expense of his Rumanian ally, it did not increase Russian prestige in the East, because the Russian army was repeatedly repulsed by the Turks, and when at last it reached Constantinople, it was prevented from entering the city by the threatening attitude of England and Austria.

    0
    1
  • Having secretly got a battering train into Almeida and directed Hill, as a blind, to engage Soult by threatening Badajoz, he suddenly (Jan.

    0
    1
  • " The signatory powers consider it a duty in the event of an acute conflict threatening to break out between two or more of them to remind these latter that the permanent court is open to them.

    0
    1
  • During the long reign of Sigismund (1387-1437) Hungary was brought face to face with the Turkish peril in its most threatening shape, and all the efforts of the king were directed Turkish Turks crossed the Hellespont from Asia Minor and p began that career of conquest which made them the terror of Europe for the next three centuries.

    0
    1
  • In August a proclamation was promulgated formally threatening the Boer leaders who should not surrender with permanent banishment from South Africa, but this proclamation had very little effect.

    0
    1
  • these projects were finally dropped both in Paris and in London, owing very largely to the threatening aspect of affairs that was arising in the Balkans.

    0
    1
  • 95) he went to Rome in company with the most prominent members of the school of Jabneh, in order to avert a danger threatening the Jews from the action of the terrible emperor.

    0
    1
  • Bahrein was influenced by this battle, and the rebellion there, which was threatening, was crushed.

    0
    1
  • Realizing that his cause was not advanced by persuasive eloquence, he adopted a threatening attitude which caused men of sober judgment to waver in their allegiance.

    0
    1
  • Then came a third, threatening Florence with an interdict in case of renewed refusal.

    0
    1
  • He resumed his chair after this for a time, but in 1568 the position of affairs was again so threatening that he found it advisable to ask permission to travel.

    0
    1
  • The civil government became neglected and disorganized, licentiousness increased, and riots began to be threatening.

    0
    1
  • Friendly inhabitants kept Bazaine well informed as to the magnitude of the danger threatening him from the south, and a special telegram from Paris, the true origin of which has never been traced, led him to believe that the I.

    0
    1
  • Nevertheless, upon the officers threatening to summon the parliament without his aid, and hearing the next morning that several members had assembled, he led the procession to the parliament house.

    0
    1
  • She considered their only hope to lie in the intervention of the powers and in the appeal to force, and endorsed the suggestion of a threatening manifesto 3 which should hold the National Assembly and Paris responsible for the safety of the king and royal family.

    0
    1
  • but they were left unmolested, for the emperor was involved in many difficulties, and the Turks were threatening Vienna.

    0
    1
  • But hardly had the Young and Middle Guard marched off to reinforce Vandamme and Gerard, when Vandamme sent word that a hostile column, over 30,000 strong, was threatening the French left (in reality this was D'Erlon's corps).

    0
    1
  • In 1880, when a rising of the Boers in the Transvaal was threatening, President Brand showed every desire to avert the conflict.

    0
    1
  • Thus the spirit of the labouring classes became more and more inflamed, and at the beginning of 1918 the Government had the greatest difficulty in suppressing an anti-war agitation among the working classes, which assumed a threatening form.

    0
    1
  • While Lutheranism was thus threatening the Polish Church from the north, Calvinism had already invaded her from the west.

    0
    1
  • He was far less great as a ruler in the state, showing as a judge a tyrannical spirit both in the star chamber and highcommission court, threatening Felton, the assassin of Buckingham, with the rack, and showing special activity in procuring a cruel sentence in the former court against Alexander Leighton in June 1630 and against Henry Sherfield in 1634.

    0
    1
  • In the same year a great strike - one of the most famous in American industrial history - threatening civil war, temporarily closed the mines;, in 1896 fire almost destroyed the city; in 1903-1904 a second strike, lasting more than a year and greater than the first, occurred.

    0
    1
  • Attempts have been made to identify the Khabiri, who are mentioned often in the Tel el-Amarna letters as foes, threatening to invade Palestine and bring the Egyptian supremacy over it to an end, with the Hebrews.

    0
    1
  • On the journey thither he was caught by pirates, whom he treated with consummate nonchalance while awaiting his ransom, threatening to return and crucify them; when released he lost no time in carrying out his threat.

    0
    1
  • This led to a protest (in 1870) from Montsioa, which he lodged with a landdrost at Potchefstroom in the Transvaal, threatening to submit the matter to the British high commissioner if any further attempt at taxation were made on the part of the Boers.

    0
    1
  • This he did with safety in the face of a large and threatening crowd, and thus dealt the mutineers a heavy blow.

    0
    1
  • Though opposed to a monopoly of political power in the South by the great slaveholders, he deprecated anti-slavery agitation (even favouring denial of the right of petition on that subject) as threatening abolition or the dissolution of the Union, and went with his sectional leaders so far as to demand freedom of choice for the Territories, and protection for slavery where it existed - this even so late as 1860.

    0
    1
  • These diplomatic successes were probably due to Maio; on the other hand, the African dominions were lost to the Almohads (1156-1160), and it is possible that he advised their abandonment in face of the dangers threatening the kingdom down from the north.

    0
    1
  • In 1765 he made a vigorous and able reply to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, which had stigmatized the Secession as "threatening the peace of the country."

    0
    1
  • The death of Arcadius in May 408 caused milder counsels to prevail in the western cabinet, but Alaric, who had actually entered Epirus, demanded in a somewhat threatening manner that if he were thus suddenly bidden to desist from war, he should be paid handsomely for what in modern language would be called the expenses of mobilization.

    0
    1
  • Turkey and France were again threatening war, and although the council had returned to Trent it seemed less likely than ever to satisfy the Protestants.

    0
    1
  • A combination of Mahratta powers was constantly threatening the continuance of British rule, under the guise of plausible assurances severally given by the peshwa, Sindhia, Holkar and other princes.

    0
    1
  • c. 37), also despatched a threatening letter to Kotuz; but later in the same year Syria was invaded by Kotuz, who defeated Hulagus lieutenant at the battle of Am Jalut (3rd of September 1260), in consequence of which event the Syrian cities all rose against the Mongols, and the Egyptian sultan became master of the country with the exception of such places as were still held by the Crusaders.

    0
    1
  • General Hutchinson, British informed of this treachery, immediately assumed Turks and threatening measures against the Turks, and in MaineS consequence the killed, wounded and prisoners were Iukes.

    0
    1
  • The ultimate triumph of the Danish party dates from 1539, the dangers threatening Christian III.

    0
    1
  • On the 10th of May the brethren wrecked the monasteries of Perth, after a sermon by Knox,and the revolution was launched, the six or seven preachers already threatening the backward members of their party with excommunication.

    0
    1
  • After an alleged attempt to negotiate through Argyll (1678) with the preachers, in view of the threatening increase of armed conventicles, Lauderdale resolved on suppression.

    0
    1
  • He was also employed to answer the pope's brief threatening to deprive Henry of his kingdom.

    0
    1
  • He went on to demand an unswerving loyalty to Himself and His teaching in the face of a threatening world; and then He promised that some of those who were present should not die before they had seen the coming of the kingdom of God.

    0
    1
  • We have no idea who the disciple may have been who thus seized upon the sadder elements of the teaching of Jesus; but we may well think of him as one of those who were living in Palestine in the dark and threatening years of internecine strife, when the Roman eagles were gathering round their prey, and the first thunder was muttering of the storm which was to leave Jerusalem a heap of stones.

    0
    1
  • Great Britain disclaimed any intention of altering the political status or (subject to the observance of the treaty of 1905) of interfering in the administration or annexing any territory of Afghanistan, and engaged to use her influence there in no manner threatening to Russia.

    0
    1
  • 1804 Lord Cornwallis was sent out as governor-general a second time, with instructions to bring about peace at any price, while Holkar was still unsubdued, and Sindhia was threatening a fresh war.

    0
    1
  • The caliph replied by a threatening letter which angered Abdarrahman.

    0
    1
  • On the death of Isabel of Vermandois, wife of Count Philip of Flanders, in 1182, Philip claimed Vermandois and seized Chaune and St Quentin, and forced his father-in-law, Baldwin of Hainaut, to support him by threatening to divorce Queen Isabel.

    0
    1
  • Towards the end of the pontificate trouble began anew in England, Paschal complaining (1115) that councils were held and bishops translated without his authorization, and threatening Henry I.

    0
    1
  • 4 Di Giorgio's left was pushed back still farther, endangering the line of retreat for the Carnia force divisions, and once more threatening the whole Italian line with envelopment from the north.

    0
    1
  • laid Venice under an interdict, on the ground that the republic had infringed the immunities of the clergy; the doge replied by threatening with death any one who took any notice of the papal thunders.

    0
    1
  • After the victory of 113 they passed westwards over the Rhine, threatening the territory of the Allobroges.

    0
    1
  • On the 7th of March 1526 the Zurich Rath issued an edict threatening all who were baptized anew with death by drowning, and in 1529 the emperor Charles V., at the diet of Spires, ordered Anabaptists to be put to death with fire and sword without even the form of ecclesiastical trial.

    0
    1
  • His violent attacks on the Girondists led to his arrest on the 24th of May 1793, but he was released owing to the threatening attitude of the mob.

    0
    1
  • It needed but a jolt to bring down the crazy anachronism, and the jolt came when, in 1558-60, floods of Muscovites poured over the land, threatening the whole province with destruction.

    0
    1
  • At first the Cape government endeavoured to come to an amicable arrangement with the new power threatening its eastern border, and in 1780 it was agreed that the Great Fish River should be the permanent boundary between the colonial and Bantu territories.

    0
    1
  • Poland was in arms against Russia, and the northern powers formed a closer alliance, threatening to the peace and the liberties of Europe.

    0
    1
  • His attack was vigorous and daring, and the victory was one of the most complete and important ever won by the Austrian arms. Formerly it was often stated that the battle of Zenta was fought against express orders from the court, that Eugene was placed under arrest for violating these orders, and that a proposal to bring him before a council of war was frustrated only by the threatening attitude of the citizens of Vienna.

    0
    1
  • Further difficulties arising between Persia and Muscat, and the ruler of the latter, then in possession of a powerful fleet, threatening to blockade Bander Abbasi, the Persian government solicited the good offices of the British government, and the lease was renewed for another eight years upon payment of 30,000 tomans per annum (then about £12,00o).

    0
    1
  • When danger of foreign intervention cast its threatening shadow across the national path, he went to England, and by his famous addresses did what probably no other American could have done to strengthen the spirit in England favourable to the United States, and to convert that which was doubtful and hostile.

    0
    1
  • Sir Harry Smith, informed of the threatening attitude of the natives, proceeded to the frontier, and summoned Sandili and the other chiefs to an interview.

    0
    1
  • He was then preparing to cross the Channel in person, when Scottish affairs began to become threatening.

    0
    1
  • had confirmed, threatening in case of refusal to follow up the occupa tion of Holstein by that of Schleswig.

    0
    1
  • And while the growing rivalry between England and Germany, in international relations, was continually threatening danger, his influence in cementing British friendship on all other sides was of the.

    0
    1
  • Signs, however, were not wanting that the peace would soon be broken, and Pitt, dissatisfied with the ministry for ignoring the threatening attitude of Napoleon, and making no preparations for a renewal of the war, withdrew his support.

    0
    1
  • In consequence of the rising of the Bagaudae in Gaul, and the threatening attitude of the German peoples on the Rhine, he appointed Maximian Augustus in 286; and, in view of further dangers and disturbances in the empire, proclaimed Constantius Chlorus and Galerius Caesars in 2 93.

    0
    1
  • But the threatening attitude of Austria-Hungary, with the moderating influence of M Pashich, who became the real, though not the nominal, head of a new ministry in February 1909, induced Servia to accept the advice of the Russian government by abandoning all claim to territorial " compensation," and leaving the Balkan question for solution by the Powers.

    0
    1
  • The Tongans, who had long frequented Fiji (especially for canoe-building, their own islands being deficient in timber), now came in larger numbers, led by an able and ambitious chief, Maafu, who, by adroitly taking part in Fijian quarrels, made himself chief in the Windward group, threatening Thakombau's supremacy.

    0
    1
  • Sparta, favoured by the depression of Thebes in the Phocian War, was threatening Megalopolis.

    0
    1
  • Boleslaus, duke of the Poles, took the title of king, and assumed a threatening attitude; Rudolph III., king of Burgundy or Arles, who had arranged that the emperor Henry II.

    0
    1
  • Many times already during that evening of a decadent The bat~ civilization, their threatening presence had seemed ii~asion.

    0
    1
  • But during the atrocious holocausts formidable states had grown up around France, observing her and threatening her; and on the other hand, as on the morrow of the Hundred Years War, the lassitude of the country, the lack of political feeling on the part of the upper classes and their selfishness, led to a fresh abdication of the nations rights.

    0
    1
  • In the Angevin Vendee the incapable leaders let themselves be beaten at Aubiers, Beauprau and Thouars, at a time when Cathelineau was taking possession of Saumur and threatening Nantes, the capture of which would have permitted the insurgents in La Vende to join those of Brittany and receive provisions from England; Meanwhile, the remnants of the Girondin federalists were overcome by the disguised royalists, who had aroused the whole of the Rhne valley from Lyons to Marseilles, had called in the Sardinians, and handed over the fleet and the arsenal at Toulon to the English, whilst Paoli left Corsica at their disposal.

    0
    1
  • The Venetian admiral would have preferred to avoid battle, and to check an attack on Venice itself, by threatening the Genoese fleet from his base on the Istrian coast.

    0
    1
  • It was, first, the advance of the Hatti (Hittites) into Syria, which began in the time of Amen-hotep III., but became far more threatening in that of his successor, and next, the resumption of the second Arabian migration, which most seriously undermined the Egyptian power in Asia.

    0
    1
  • After ravaging Styria, Carinthia and Carniola and threatening Vienna, Hunyadi's difficulties elsewhere compelled him to make a truce with Frederick for two years.

    0
    1
  • To anyone else, the predatory stare of a demon would come across as threatening.

    0
    1
  • I thought the stories of your barbaric forefathers threatening to destroy Anshan were bluffs.

    0
    1
  • They cherry-picked profitable areas, threatening the service in rural areas.

    0
    1
  • He got off with brandishing an air rifle about and threatening people with it it was in the papers yesterday.

    0
    1
  • The incidence of the potentially life threatening peanut allergy has doubled during the last ten years.

    0
    1
  • Less severe reactions anaphylaxis sometimes results in less severe reactions which are not life threatening.

    0
    1
  • VT is a serious, potentially life threatening arrhythmia.

    0
    1
  • His rifle is raised with a fixed bayonet, threatening the camera.

    0
    1
  • To conventional politicians of both right and left, then, these workers seemed brash, aggressive and threatening.

    0
    1
  • permanent confinement to says the family threatening to create.

    0
    1
  • They sting in self defense using their tail sting which in most cases is very painful rather than life threatening.

    0
    1
  • dribbleord were soon threatening tho, Goodman robbing Thorne on the right before dribbling past two defenders on his way to the by-line.

    0
    1
  • Henham estate have been threatening some sort of festival ever since some young buck inherited the estate.

    0
    1
  • The MRI and CT scanners are large and rather foreboding - they can also make a rather threatening noise when they are working.

    0
    1
  • When governments stopped burning heretics and witches, effigy burning remained as a threatening gesture of the mob.

    0
    1
  • hots up a bit, but it seems to be only high spirits, not threatening behavior.

    0
    1
  • intimidated the witness in the case, Simon Richards, by threatening him outside his home on May 29.

    0
    1
  • threatening a lawsuit is always considered to be in good form.

    0
    1
  • Examples include name-calling, pushing, punching and threatening behavior.

    0
    1
  • Users must not use threatening, abusive, or otherwise objectionable language in either public or private messages.

    0
    1
  • A more sophisticated, but equally threatening, strategy was to create " woman palaver " in the warri one wished to displace.

    0
    1
  • A small asymptomatic pneumothorax may rapidly develop into a life threatening tension pneumothorax during anesthesia.

    0
    1
  • Endoscopic orbital decompression may be used to treat disfiguring proptosis or sight threatening optic nerve compression in patients with thyroid eye disease.

    0
    1
  • The main outcome measure for any screening program was considered to be: The detection of sight threatening diabetic retinopathy.

    0
    1
  • Noel Baxter showed that he has put his career threatening knee injury behind him with a 26th place in the men's slalom.

    0
    1
  • stem borer is a pest that is threatening Bangladesh's rice crop and food security.

    0
    1
  • However in very threatening situations like the vet's consulting room they are usually very submissive.

    0
    1
  • He's never threatening but he's not exactly tactful sometimes bless him.

    0
    1
  • threatening the survival of the local wildlife.

    0
    1
  • threatening to kill somebody or themselves.

    0
    1
  • Leo, meanwhile, felt the need of staying the advance of the warlike sultan, Selim I., who was threatening western Europe, and made elaborate plans for a crusade.

    0
    1
  • At the end of the day, although the whole of Birdwood's infantry had been ashore for several hours, the position which these troops had taken up remained a haphazard one, no depth had been secured, losses had been heavy, and the situation seemed so threatening that the question of a withdrawal was even considered at one time.

    0
    1
  • As the Danes soon afterwards took possession of Schleswig again, thePrussians once more drove them back, but, in view of the threatening attitude of the powers, Frederick William summoned up courage to flout the opinion of the German parliament, and on the 26th of August, without the central government being consulted, an armistice of seven months was agreed upon at Malmoe.

    0
    1
  • And accordingly the "descents" or incarnations of the deity have for their object, not so much the spiritual regeneration of man as the deliverance of the world from some material calamity threatening to overwhelm it.

    0
    1
  • took little interest in her fate, which he might easily have prevented by threatening to retaliate on the numerous English prisoners who were in his power.

    0
    1
  • At the same time we ought not to overlook the affinities between the doctrine of Plotinus and that remarkable combination of Greek and Hebrew thought which Philo Judaeus had expounded two centuries before; nor the fact that Neoplatonism was developed in conscious antagonism to the new religion which had spread from Judea, and was already threatening the conquest of the GraecoRoman world, and also to the Gnostic systems (see Gnosticism); nor, finally, that it furnished the chief theoretical support in the last desperate struggle that was made under Julian to retain the old polytheistic worship.

    0
    1
  • One reported incident involved the officer threatening a sex offender inmate with prisoner violence should they find images of children in his cell.

    0
    1
  • The yellow stem borer is a pest that is threatening Bangladesh 's rice crop and food security.

    0
    1
  • However in very threatening situations like the vet 's consulting room they are usually very submissive.

    0
    1
  • It teeters on top of the unstable tower, threatening to drop onto the base.

    0
    1
  • Under these clauses Only when people are committing or threatening to commit a criminal or tortious act can they be prosecuted.

    0
    1
  • "What will you do, disown me?" asked Eli, questioning his parents' threatening tone.

    0
    1
  • Giving a food basket doesn't have to mean threatening your recipient's diet.

    0
    1
  • Now the younger cat seems to be taking advantage of the situation and remains standing, turning his body so that it looks longer and more threatening to the older cat.

    0
    1
  • It is important to take note of your cat's behavior and stool condition on a daily basis in order to head off any problems before they become life threatening.

    0
    1
  • This is a life threatening problem that needs to be handled quickly.

    0