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danger Sentence Examples

  • More than likely Alex didn't want to hear any more about danger, though.

  • If I would be in danger, then so would you.

  • The only danger I'm in is financial.

  • How could a man with four million in the bank be in financial danger?

  • And most important of all, was she or Giddon's family in any danger?

  • Of course, she didn't leap cars with motorcycles or sky dive, but in retrospect, she had always been attracted to danger – at least to some degree.

  • Is it the danger you like so much?

  • Clear of the danger, Brandon pulled the car off the highway and glanced at Adrienne.

  • Since his back was to the danger, he was unaware when the man gunned the engine and started to drive towards him.

  • Even the animals were quiet, as if they knew danger lurked in the darkness.

  • Haven't you been through enough danger in the past two weeks?

  • A girl's life is in serious danger.

  • This newspaper woman, however, may not suspect she's in danger.

  • But, alas, the danger was too great and I am a cautious man.

  • She's put all of us in incredible danger!

  • Are we in danger?

  • We drove home with Betsy trying in vain to calm Molly down, telling her we weren't in any danger.

  • Sorry, my wife is missing and in danger.

  • I think my wife, a friend and a young girl are shopping at your mall and I believe they're in danger!

  • Garcia answered, "What kind of danger?"

  • I never meant to put you in danger.

  • Cold fury replaced the regret, and he knew he'd do anything to keep her from danger.

  • "Toni, if at any time you feel the girls are in danger, evac the girls and then everyone else," Dusty said, turning to his XO.

  • He refused to release her, instead pushing her into a painful run up the beach, over the sandbags, and out of immediate danger.

  • Jule refused to release her, sensing more danger toward her than to himself.

  • She'd sensed more danger from her father than from the man before her.

  • She released the breath she held, the danger averted.

  • She was worried about him, and he was touched by the idea she took pity on him when she herself was in more danger than he was.

  • Her father hated this man for some reason, and being near him put them both in danger.

  • Her life was in danger, and so was Jule's.

  • He towered head and shoulders over the mostly female crowd and leaned with deceptive casualness that radiated danger against one of the pillars in the food court.

  • He appeared relaxed, despite the danger.

  • Lost in his thoughts, he didn't sense the danger until it spoke.

  • The sense of danger jarred her, and she sat up straight, heart pounding hard.

  • The death around her disturbed her, and danger hung in the air.

  • "The danger with Darkyn is dealing and you, my dear, are harmless," he replied.

  • But if they told her she was in danger, she was going to listen.

  • She had no idea if Darkyn sought her out when she was upset because he thought she might be in danger or because he was concerned about her being with her ex.

  • "The danger with Darkyn is dealing," Zamon said.

  • "Okay," she said, relieved the danger was passed.

  • She may be a first class bitch—but if there isn't a legal custody fight or the child isn't reported in danger or grossly neglected, it's none of our business.

  • We've got a few thousand kids in real danger of immediate, physical harm.

  • I know that doesn't help much, but it's a mother-daughter thing and I don't think the kid is in any danger.

  • He knew they'd be there—Cynthia and Martha were in danger.

  • Without her power, she wasn't able to sense him or the danger he posed.

  • What if she was in danger?

  • She's completely enamored by you and has no power, so she poses no danger.

  • Will you tell me if she's in any danger?

  • The only danger he saw of losing his mate – again – was if she had any outstanding debt to Darkyn.

  • Darkyn would never let him through Hell, but Deidre … He felt like shit just thinking about it yet recognized the danger he was in.

  • She knew what danger she was in.

  • If anyone should be apologizing, it should be me, for letting you walk into danger.

  • Any gratitude he felt for the fact that she had given them a daughter was overshadowed by the danger she had put them all in.

  • If she's in danger, I'll know.

  • Danger isn't the problem.

  • Wynn, I don't want to put you in danger.

  • I think I might've put him in danger, though.

  • That way, no one around you is in danger.

  • She sensed danger and promise from the freaky guy loitering in the shadow world.

  • "I have to, so I don't put you in danger," she said.

  • But he's in danger.

  • Oh, god, have I put him in danger?

  • "I'd never do anything to put Gabriel in danger," she whispered, distressed by the idea.

  • They'd always said he was a danger to the human world because of this.

  • He had a point, but she knew she'd be in as much danger from the monsters as from Sasha's men.

  • He never thought twice about walking into danger and rarely cared if he survived or not.

  • I knew you were in danger.

  • Despite his demon powers, despite his wildness, despite his struggle to remain dutiful to their cause, he was a danger to anyone around him.

  • Her gaze settled on Jade, whose dark eyes still held the fire of danger.

  • He felt the sense of foreboding again, the unseen danger toward Katie.

  • You'll be in no danger.

  • Edith was as nervous as the prior evening, glancing across the hall at her son, as if danger lurked in every corner of Bird Song.

  • While back-country skiing was also popular, the ever constant danger of killing snow slides made marked trails a safer method of enjoying this vigorous sport.

  • While Dean had no desire to participate in the new and perilous sport of ice climbing, he didn't share Cynthia total perplexity at why a sane human being would even consider subjecting himself or herself to such uncomfortable danger.

  • I guessed the second rope might be cut, putting Shipton in serious danger.

  • She would set up transfusions if there was danger the human might die, and had to twice for Cassandra.

  • Was it the fact that the danger was now over, or the cold?

  • "Be assured that you're in no danger," he said in a clipped tone.

  • Arnie clutched at her bloodied hand, too maddened to heed his danger.

  • He rose, angry and unconvinced she wouldn't bring whatever danger followed him to his backyard.

  • I see them once a year at most, but you had access to me and the government's secrets that would've put you in danger had anyone found out.

  • She was in some kind of danger, which meant he was the worst guardian angel in the history of guardian angels.

  • C'mon.  We're not out of danger yet.

  • "You think I'm in danger?" she asked.

  • Her sense of danger grew more heightened at the thought that something had happened between the time Gabe originally gave her his necklace and now.

  • No, I need to know why.  It might mean Mama is in more danger than I thought.

  • Unable to sleep without knowing the truth, Toby huddled beneath the jungle leaves and stretched his senses until he found Katie.  He couldn't put her in more danger, if there was something wrong with Ully.  She was close enough for him to find when he needed to.  If he kept some distance between him and Katie, he could figure out what was wrong with Ully without endangering her more.

  • Death was right.  Kris didn't have what it took to keep the Council together.  He may have just lost one of his brothers, because he lost focus of what he should've done.  Maybe he should've known Jade was a traitor or Hannah was a demon.  He hadn't known of Andre's danger or been able to bring the Council together to fight the demons that threatened them all.  He hadn't been able to keep Hannah safe or Toby or Katie.

  • I know you're not involved but I think you're in danger.

  • He'd be putting his wife and family in danger.

  • Lori is in physical danger — doubly so because she's pregnant.

  • She's in a great deal of danger.

  • "Like immediate danger?" he asked, facing her again.

  • I can't leave Bianca knowing she's in danger!

  • "She's in more danger with you here," Sofi said.

  • If you three stay, you'll bring us all danger.

  • You could've told Damian you were in danger.

  • "Ikir Damian would've understood danger is part of my job," she said, rising.

  • I won't put him in danger.

  • She'd be in danger no matter what, but he wasn't about to give them the rope they sought to hang her.

  • "You're in danger, too," he said.

  • You have to tell me if you're in any sort of danger, Sofi.

  • Darian rose, not wanting to leave when his family was in danger.

  • I'm in no danger.

  • Jonny and his predecessor clearly believed the Grey God was a danger to their own world.

  • Out loud, she said, "I'm not going to put you in more danger."

  • His rhythm disrupted, he glanced towards the boulder where he'd hidden Yully and Charles, making sure they weren't in danger.

  • He wasn't entirely certain the Black God could be trusted, if not for Bianca being in danger.

  • Right now, they tell me the woman I love is in danger, and you were meant to distract me so someone else could finish her off.

  • I've chosen the safest route there is, but you're in danger no matter what route you choose.

  • Despite the danger outside the walls, tension released her shoulders when she'd gone far enough to lose sight of the city's walls.

  • This danger Taran understood.

  • Danger hedged the kingdom.

  • One scout meant observation; the second, danger.

  • The emotions subsided as she understood her danger to be over.

  • How often do your duties place you in danger?

  • He heard nothing to indicate danger, but the heat grew steadily with their bodies pressed together.

  • By their edgy exchanges, he could tell Rissa knew her advisor posed some danger.

  • The return journey must be undertaken soon, despite the heat and danger lurking in the forest.

  • Even before hearing Hilden's words of what danger was upon them, he began to dress himself in clean clothes.

  • "I believe there to be no immediate danger to our people," Hilden continued.

  • "You have never understood the danger in challenging me," he stated.

  • He didn't expect Hilden to help her put her life in danger!

  • Their heads jerked up, water dripping from their muzzles as they looked around, their ears perked forward searching for any sound that might indicate danger.

  • Anyway, danger is all around us.

  • Rob was an entertainer, but it was hard to tell how he would react to danger.

  • He'd have to alert her to the danger.

  • Provided he poses no danger to us, yes.

  • Would a man like this notice his danger or her breasts?

  • She assumed Jonny was the only danger.

  • Sort of a beauty and the beast, innocence and danger.

  • She suspected he was dangerous, but right now, she felt the danger radiating off him in a similar charged energy to Jonny's, except that Xander's had the same effect as adrenaline on her.

  • "She came to me, because you were in danger," he snarled.

  • Oblivious to her danger, Jessi's eyes dropped to her phone.

  • You sure she should leave, if she's in danger?

  • We can pull you into the organization now, if you're in danger.

  • At least, it wouldn't be, if her cousins weren't in danger.

  • We have orders to watch him but not interfere, unless someone is in danger.

  • She hadn't stopped to let herself think about how much this week had hurt, knowing her cousins were in danger, the sense of helplessness she'd been fighting.

  • "You … you had me put it on you the first day," she said, realizing her danger for the first time.

  • Resistance was becoming harder, but she wasn't going to put him in danger anymore than she would her cousins.

  • You stay with Xander, you're both in danger.

  • She was in danger she couldn't face alone; with the gem, she held the key to destroying the planet.

  • You put them both in danger and gave an Other absolute power.

  • The Diet, which met in 1839, supported the agitation for the release of the prisoners, and refused to pass any government measures; Metternich long remained obdurate, but the danger of war in 1840 obliged him to give way.

  • When the usurper was in turn driven out by a Cyprian noble, Evagoras, fearing that his life was in danger, fled to Cilicia.

  • In comparing these data allowance must be made for the fact that danger from lightning is much greater out of doors than in.

  • The Mahrattas retreated, and all danger for the time was dissipated by the death of their principal leader.

  • He appeared on the 6th of March before the standing committee of the two Houses to explain his conduct, when he stated that he had come over because he saw danger to the Protestant religion in the king's service, and expressed his willingness to take the Covenant.

  • The danger lies not in forming such hypotheses, but in regarding them as final, or as more than an attempt to throw light upon our observation of the phenomena.

  • 46, freed the city of Rome from the danger of inundation.

  • The danger in this direction is that when Presbyterianism has been modified far enough to suit the English taste it may be found less acceptable to its more stalwart supporters from beyond the Tweed.

  • Of the immigrant arrivals for the forty-seven years given, 1,331,536 were Italians, 4 1 4,973 Spaniards, 170,293 French, 37,953 Austrians, 35,435 British, 30,699 Germans, 25,775 Swiss, 19,521 Belgians, and the others of diverse nationalities, so that Argentina is in no danger of losing her Latin character through immigration.

  • On the side of Belgium the danger of irruption through neutral territory, which has for many years been foreseen, is provided against by the fortresses of Lille, Valenciennes and Maubeuge, but (with a view to tempting the Germans to attack through Luxemburg, as is stated by German authorities) the frontier between Maubeuge and Verdun is left practically undefended.

  • His knowledge of Roman and foreign law, and the general width of his education, freed him from the danger of relying too exclusively upon narrow precedents, and afforded him a storehouse of principles and illustrations, while the grasp and acuteness of his intellect enabled him to put his judgments in a form which almost always commanded assent.

  • To save life was allowed, but only because danger to life "superseded the Sabbath."

  • Previously to the meeting of the conference there had been a great deal of discussion in regard to the influx of Chinese, and such influx was on all sides agreed to be a growing danger.

  • During this time he went from one city to the other, according as the danger was more pressing, and constantly displayed an admirable zeal and an imperturbable energy.

  • In the course of a bloody insurrection in Catalonia, which ended in the bombardment of Barcelona, Ferdinand de Lesseps showed the most persistent bravery, rescuing from death, without distinction, the men belonging to the rival factions, and protecting and sending away not only the Frenchmen who were in danger, but foreigners of all nationalities.

  • To bring another into danger of death by false accusation was punished by death.

  • This death penalty was also fixed for such conduct as placed another in danger of death.

  • Over-production seems thus to be a considerable danger, and improvement of quality is rather to be sought after.

  • These changes threw a considerable strain on the finances, but the imminence of the danger caused their acceptance.

  • Of the surplus 1,000,000 was allocated to the improvement of posts, telegraphs and telephones; 1,000,000 to public works (~72o,ooo for harbour improvement and 280,000 for internal navigation); 200,000 to the navy (~I32,ooo for a second dry dock at Taranto and 68,000 for coal purchase); and 200,000 as a nucleus of a fund for the purchase of valuable works of art which are in danger of exportation.

  • The offer of French assistance, made after the proclamation of the republic in the spring of 1848, had been rejected mainly because France, fearing that the creation of a strong Italian state would be a danger to her, would have demanded the cession of Nice and Savoy, which the king refused to consider.

  • There was also the danger that Austria might join the allies first and Piedmont be, left isolated; but there were also strong arguments on the other side, for while the Radical party saw no obvious reason why Piedmont should fight other peoples battles, and therefore opposed the alliance, there was the risk that Austria might join the al]iance together with Piedmont, which would have constituted a disastrous situation.

  • Italy the convention seemed like a betrayal; to ~ poleon it was a set-back which he tried to retrieve by Italian gesting to Austria the peaceful cession of Venetia to ~t1t~u,ce Italian kingdom, in order to prevent any danger of of 1866.

  • The Chamber, though convinced of the danger of this reform, the perils of which were incisively demonstrated by Sella, voted by an overwhelming majority for an immediate reduction of the impost by onefourth, and its complete abolition within four years.

  • Italy, in constant danger from France, needed good relations with Austria and Germany, but could only attain the goodwill of the former by firm treatment of the revolutionary Irredentist agitation, and of the latter by clear demonstration of Italian will and ability to cope with all anti-monarchical forces.

  • Danger of foreign interference in the relations between Italy and the papacy had never been so great since the Italian occupation of Rome, as when, in the summer of 1881,the disorders during the transfer of the remains of Pius IX.

  • In order to avoid this danger it was therefore necessary to refuse all compromise, and, by perpetual reiteration of a claim incompatible with Italian territorial unity, to prove to the church at large that the pope and the curia were more Catholic than Italian.

  • The Tripoli hinterland, however, was in danger of being absorbed by other powers having large African interests; the Anglo-French declaration of the 21st of March 1899 in particular seemed likely to interfere with Italian activity.

  • Thus the danger of a pacific penetration of Macedonia by Austria became more remote.

  • In 1705 he supported a motion that the church was in danger, and in 1710 in Sacheverell's case spoke in defence of hereditary right.'

  • Narcondam, Barren Island and the Invisible Bank, a great danger of these seas, are in a line almost parallel to the Andamans inclining towards them from north to south.

  • Indeed, the tendency to absorb heat in this way, either from the air or directly from the sunlight, has already been pointed out as a danger which needs to be averted by transpiration.

  • observer that such perceptions exist, and that they are followed by certain purposeful changes in the plant, sometimes mechanical, sometimes chemical, the object being evidently to secure some advantage for the plant, to ward off some danger, or to extricate it from some difficulty.

  • An elevation of small extent is distinguished as a " dome " when it is more than 100 fathoms from the surface, a " bank " when it is nearer the surface than 100 fathoms but deeper than 6 fathoms, and a " shoal " when it comes within 6 fathoms of the surface and so becomes a serious danger to shipping.

  • The symptoms of nerve-poisoning are due to the carbolic acid (or its salts) which circulate in the blood after all the sulphates in the blood have been used up in the formation of sulpho-carbolates (hence, during administration of carbolic acid, the urine should frequently be tested for the presence of free sulphates; as long as these occur in the urine, they are present in the blood and there is no danger).

  • There seems no doubt that he lived some time at Athens, where it is said that he became so unpopular (probably owing to his supposed atheistical opinions) that his life was in danger.

  • On all sides there was danger and revolt, even Baber's own soldiers, worn out with the heat of this new climate, longed for Kabul.

  • Don Benito is a thriving and comparatively modern town; for it dates only from the 15th century, when it was founded by refugees from Don Llorente, who deserted their own town owing to the danger of floods from the Guadiana.

  • Though not exempt from considerable danger, he passed in safety through the troubles of St Bartholomew's eve.

  • After completing these reductions, Airy made inquiries, before engaging in any theoretical investigation in connexion with them, whether any other mathematician was pursuing the subject, and learning that Hansen had taken it in hand under the patronage of the king of Denmark, but that, owing to the death of the king and the consequent lack of funds, there was danger of his being compelled to abandon it, he applied to the admiralty on Hansen's behalf for the necessary sum.

  • It is partly practical: - Arm Christian sailors against religious danger!

  • But that name properly belongs to the Redshank, from the cry of warning to other animals that it utters on the approach of danger.

  • Secondly, he knew that the greater the proportion of the Athenians who were prosperously at work in the country and therefore did not trouble to interfere in the work of government the less would be the danger of sedition, whose seeds are in a crowded city.

  • 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.

  • In neither case did the allegiance involve strict obedience to orders from the superior, and their loyalty was always in danger of being troubled by their love of independence and equality and their desire for loot.

  • To escape this danger many of them moved down the river and settled on the waste lands beyond the rapids.

  • To avert the danger of a man of this type succeeding to the throne Peter made a law by which the reigning sovereign might choose his successor according to his own judgment, and two years later he caused his second wife, Catherine Catherine, the daughter of a Lithuanian peasant, to 1, be crowned with all due solemnity, " in recognition of the courageous services rendered by her to the Russian Empire."

  • Within a few months of her accession, having heard that the publication of the famous French Encyclopedie was in danger of being stopped by the French government on account of its irreligious spirit, she proposed to Diderot that he should complete his great work in Russia under her protection.

  • The organs of government seemed paralysed by the repudiation of the principle on which their authority was based, and the empire to be in danger of falling into complete anarchy.

  • The first danger came from the friends of Richard, who plotted prematurely, and were crushed in January 1400.

  • If the officer appointed by the Board of Trade should, after inspection of the railway, report to the department that in his opinion " the opening of the same would be attended with danger to the public using the same, by reason of the incompleteness of the works or permanent way, or the insufficiency of the establishment for working such railway," it is lawful for the department to direct the company to postpone the opening of the line for any period not exceeding one month at a time, the process being repeated from month to month as often as may be necessary.

  • Its investigations justified the law making the block system compulsory, thus removing the worst danger of railway travel.

  • But there is danger of their reaching the point where there is little or no margin between unit costs of service and unit receipts for the service.

  • In many instances old level crossings have been replaced by over-bridges with long sloping approaches; in this way considerable expenditure has been involved, justified, however, by the removal of a danger to the public and of interruptions to the traffic on both the roads and the railways.

  • For instance, if the curve is of S-form, the point of danger is when the train enters the contra-flexure, and it is not an easy matter to assign the best superelevation at all points throughout the double bend.

  • This, besides reducing the efficiency of the furnace, introduces the danger of fire to crops and buildings near the line.

  • Cars built almost entirely of steel, in which the proportion of wood is reduced to a minimum, are used on some electric railways, in order to diminish danger from fire, and the same mode of construction is also being adopted for the rolling stock of steam railways.

  • In the United States the danger of the stoves that used to be employed for heating the interiors of the cars has been realized, and now the most common method is by steam taken from the locomotive boiler and circulated through the train in a line of piping, rendered continuous between the cars by flexible coupling-hose.

  • The spring tides rise upwards of 30 ft., and in a channel usually so shallow form a serious danger to shipping.

  • In both these cases the object of the rite is the elimination of impurity or of a source of danger.

  • Despite its superior weapons and mode of warfare, the German east Baltic colony was constantly in danger of being overborne by the endless assaults of the dogged aborigines, whose hatred of the religion of the Cross as preached by the knights is very intelligible; and in 1218 Bishop Albert of Riga was driven to appeal for assistance to King Valdemar.

  • External danger from a foreign foe, such as Midian or the Philistines, at once brought into prominence the claim and power of Yahweh, Israel's national war-god since the great days of the exodus.

  • The reaction into idolatry and Babylonian star worship in the long reign of Manasseh synchronized and was connected with vassalage 1 There is some danger in too strictly construing the language of the prophets and also the psalmists.

  • In the same year he became viceroy of Naples, a post of some difficulty and danger, which for five years he occupied with ability and success.

  • During the persecution of Decius (250-251) Cyprian was exposed to imminent danger, and was compelled for a time to seek safety in retreat.

  • Here in the course of two years (1749-1750), interrupted by danger and debility, he " painfully climbed into the third form "; but it was left to his riper age to " acquire the beauties of the Latin and the rudiments of the Greek tongue."

  • For instance, the swampy character of malarial areas is explained by their breeding in stagnant water; the effect of drainage, and the general immunity of high-lying, dry localities, by the lack of breeding facilities; the danger of the night air, by their nocturnal habits; the comparative immunity of the upper storeys of houses, by the fact that they fly low; the confinement of malaria to well-marked areas and the diminution of danger with distance, by their habit of clinging to the breeding-grounds and not flying far.

  • Characteristically, she temporized; but finding that O'Neill was in danger of becoming a tool in the hands of Spanish intriguers, she permitted him to return to Ireland, recognizing him as "the O'Neill," and chieftain of Tyrone; though a reservation was made of the rights of Hugh O'Neill, who had meantime succeeded his brother Brian as baron of Dungannon, Brian having been murdered in April 1562 by his kinsman Turlough Luineach O'Neill.

  • O'Neill's chief need was supplies for his forces, and failing to obtain them from Monck he turned once more to Ormonde and the Catholic confederates, with whom he prepared to co-operate more earnestly when Cromwell's arrival in Ireland in August 1649 brought the Catholic party face to face with serious danger.

  • Assyria and Damascus would realize the recuperative power of the latter, and would perceive the danger of the short-sighted policy of Joash.

  • So the danger was averted: Alexander offered sacrifice and was shown the prophecy of Daniel, which spoke of him.

  • So far as this influence extended, the Jewish community was threatened with the danger of suicide, and the distinction drawn by Josephus between the Pharisees and the Zealots is a valid one.

  • She left him when he unjustly killed her brother, and fled to Medardus, bishop of Poitiers, who, notwithstanding the danger of the act, consecrated her as a nun.

  • A still more formidable danger, the power of the French and English, continued to increase.

  • David appears to be still at court, and Jonathan is even unaware that he is in any danger, whereas the preceding verses represent him as already a fugitive.

  • The danger of such an enterprise was diminished by the reluctance to violate the apartments of women and attack a sleeping foe, which appears also in Judges xvi.

  • together by the fear of danger from without that the internal difficulties of the new kingdom became more manifest.

  • Bathsheba's influence added a new element of danger to the usual jealousies of the harem, and two of David's sons perished in vain attempts to claim the throne, which she appears to have viewed as the rightful inheritance of her own child.

  • It is here that the danger of "the ideal system" really lies - in its reduction of reality to "particular perceptions," essentially unconnected with each other.

  • By dexterous management and large promises he overcame the scruples of the Greek troops against the length and danger of the war; a Spartan fleet of thirty-five triremes sent to Cilicia opened the passes of the Amanus into Syria and conveyed to him a Spartan detachment of 700 men under Cheirisophus.

  • Luard supposes that Matthew never intended his work to see the light in its present form, and many passages of the autograph have against them the note offendiculum, which shows that the writer understood the danger which he ran.

  • In times of peace it is kept under, but during war, or whenever the bands of civil order are loosened, it becomes a cause of anxiety and a source of danger.

  • He recognized the danger of the recall of the old parlement, but was unable effectively to oppose it, since he had been associated with the dismissal of Maupeou and Terray, and seems to have underestimated its power.

  • The impression made by him in parliament is in some danger of being forgotten, because he was not instrumental in carrying any great measure that might serve as an abiding memorial.

  • It is easier to point out the danger than to suggest how it should be met.

  • The refinements of economic analysis, as distinguished from its broader achievements, should be reserved for special studies, in which a technical scientific terminology, specially devised, can be used without danger of misconception.

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

  • On the Arab invasion this work was in great danger of perishing at the hands of the iconclastic caliph Omar and his generals, but it was fortunately preserved; and we find it in the 2nd century of the Hegira being paraphrased in Arabic by Abdallah ibn el Mokaffa, a learned Persian who had embraced Islam.

  • The strength of her opponents was increased by the defection of Chatelherault and his son Arran; and an even more serious danger was the treachery of her secretary Maitland, who betrayed her plans to the lords of the Congregation.

  • Confronted by this serious danger, the Convention entrusted its defence to Barras, who appointed the young officer to be one of the generals assisting him.

  • The three Jacobinical Directors thereupon intrigued to bring to Paris General Lazarre Hoche and his army destined for the invasion of Ireland for the purpose of coercing their opponents; but these, perceiving the danger, ordered Hoche to Paris, rebuked him for bringing his army nearer to the capital than was allowed by law, and dismissed him in disgrace.

  • Massena's triumph at Zurich (September 25th-26th, 1799) paralysed the Second Coalition; and, though the Austrians continued to make progress along the Italian riviera, the French Republic was in little danger on that side so long as it held Switzerland.

  • Far more serious was the danger to be apprehended from the royalists.

  • On the 7th of January 1 794 Robespierre, who on a former occasion had defended Camille when in danger at the hands of the National Convention, in addressing the Jacobin club counselled not the expulsion of Desmoulins, but the burning of certain numbers of the Vieux Cordelier.

  • When the danger of a war with Germany came first to be apprehended, it was proposed to establish the chief British naval base, in the event of war, at Rosyth in the Firth of Forth, but it was afterwards decided that a larger base in a natural harbour farther N.

  • That the eggs laid by birds should offer to some extent characters of utility to systematists is only to be expected, when it is considered that those from the same nest generally bear an extraordinary family likeness to one another, and also that in certain groups the essential peculiarities of the egg-shell are constantly and distinctively characteristic. Thus no one who has ever examined the egg of a duck or of a tinamou would ever be in danger of not referring another tinamou's egg or another duck's, that he might see, to its proper family, and so on with many others.

  • Subsequent visits to the same part of North America, often performed under circumstances of discomfort and occasionally of danger, brought to this intrepid and energetic explorer the reward he had so fully earned.

  • But the Venetians, in face of the danger, once more removed their capital, this time to Rialto, that group of islands we now call Venice, lying in mid-lagoon between the lidi and the mainland.

  • During the long wars with Genoa, after the defeats of Curzola, Sapienza, Pola, above all during the crisis of the war of Chioggia, it had been brought home to the Venetians that, as they owned no meat or corn-producing territory, a crushing defeat at sea and a blockade on the mainland exposed them to the grave danger of being starved into surrender.

  • Especially among the lower races the dead are regarded as hostile; the Australian avoids the grave even of a kinsman and elaborate ceremonies of mourning are found amongst most primitive peoples, whose object seems to be to rid the living of the danger they run by association with the ghost of the dead.

  • These had an infinitely wider renown in their day, but modern criticism has restored the balance in his favour, and is even in danger of erring in the opposite direction.

  • Grote maintains that ostracism was a useful device, on the grounds that it removed the danger of tyranny, and was better than the perpetual civil strife of the previous century.

  • On the danger of privilegia in general see Cicero, de Legibus, iii.

  • Fully aware of the danger, he pays his addresses with extreme caution, frequently waiting for hours in her vicinity before venturing to come to close quarters.

  • The success of procryptic coloration depends, however, very largely upon stillness, and the instinct to keep stationary without moving a limb is a marked characteristic of all spiders unless engaged in hunting or fleeing from imminent danger.

  • There can be no question that a deep soil is better for the cottonplant; but the expense of obtaining it, the risk of injuring the soil through leaching, and the danger of bringing poor soil to the surface, have led many planters to oppose this plan.

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