This third menace
was too much for the game spirit of John Day.
in order to arrest this haughty, arrogant Titan who, true to his menace
, threatens to scale my heaven.
At her hip was a pistol--a formidable weapon with which to face a man; but a puny thing indeed with which to menace
the great beast before her.
Here we were free from the attacks of the large land carnivora; but the smaller flying reptiles, the snakes, leopards, and panthers were a constant menace
, though by no means as much to be feared as the huge beasts that roamed the surface of the earth.
While he, with his slashing buccaneer methods, was a distinct menace
to the more orthodox financial gamblers, he was nevertheless so grave a menace
that they were glad enough to leave him alone.
He was an animal, lacking in intelligence and spirit, a menace
and a thing of fear, as the tiger and the snake are menaces
and things of fear, better behind the bars of a cage than running free in the open.
Their policy is to print nothing that is a vital menace
to the established.
He could only think of her as triumphant, successful in her menace
of a wholly useless remorse never to be effaced.
I had been hopelessly in the wrong before, but this man's menaces
were putting me in the right.
To the menaces
and mysteries of his surroundings the consciousness was an added horror.
And so it was that little Tibo cringed not only from real menaces
but from imaginary ones.
In these Mrs Western herself began to talk to her in a more peremptory stile than before: but her father treated her in so violent and outrageous a manner, that he frightened her into an affected compliance with his will; which so highly pleased the good squire, that he changed his frowns into smiles, and his menaces
into promises: he vowed his whole soul was wrapt in hers; that her consent (for so he construed the words, "You know, sir, I must not, nor can, refuse to obey any absolute command of yours") had made him the happiest of mankind.