EFF would like to thank author Adam Gaffin for doing a terrific job of explaining the Net in such a nonthreatening way.
When poor Patrick was in a desperate condition,--very ill, in a lodging of which he could not pay the rent,--threatened with being turned into the street as soon as the thing could be done without danger to his life,--galled with a sense of disgrace, and full of impotent wrath against an oppressor,--and even suffering under deeper griefs than these,--at such a time, the worn man fell asleep, and dreamed that I looked kindly upon him.
Others are excessively irritable, and on rare occasions will even attack of their own accord when entirely unprovoked and unthreatened.
Infatuation of Antony.--His early character--Powerful influence of Cleopatra over Antony,--Indignation at Antony's conduct.--Plans of Cleopatra.--Antony becomes a misanthrope.--His hut on the island of Pharos--Antony's reconciliation with Cleopatra.--Scenes of revelry.--Cleopatra makes a collection of poisons.--Her experiments with them.--Antony's suspicions.--Cleopatra's stratagem.--The bite of the asp.--Cleopatra's tomb.--Progress of Octavius.--Proposal of Antony.--Octavius at Pelusium.--Cleopatra's treasures.--Fears of Octavius.--He arrives at Alexandria.--The sally.--The unfaithful captain.--Disaffection of Antony's men.--Desertion of the fleet.--False rumor of Cleopatra's death.--Antony's despair.--Eros.--Antony's attempt to kill himself.--Antony taken to Cleopatra.--She refuses to open the door.--Antony taken in at the window.--Cleopatra's grief.--Death of Antony.--Cleopatra made prisoner.--Treatment of Cleopatra.--Octavius takes possession of Alexandria.--Antony's funeral.--Cleopatra's wretched condition.--Cleopatra's wounds and bruises.--She resolves to starve herself.--Threats of Octavius.--Their effect.--Octavius visits Cleopatra.--Her wretched condition.--The false inventory.--Cleopatra in a rage.--Octavius deceived.--Cleopatra's determination.--Cleopatra visits Antony's tomb.--Her composure on her return.--Cleopatra's supper.--The basket of figs.--Cleopatra's letter to Octavius.--She is found dead.--Death of Charmion.--Amazement of the by-standers.--Various conjectures as to the cause of Cleopatra's death.--Opinion of Octavius.--His triumph.
'They were threatening me;--threatening me and you.'
Harvey, the happy above happiest men I read**; that, sitting like a looker-on Of this worldes stage, doest note with critique pen The sharpe dislikes of each condition: And, as one carelesse of suspition, Ne fawnest for the favour of the great, Ne fearest foolish reprehension Of faulty men, which daunger to thee threat: But freely doest of what thee list entreat,@ Like a great lord of peerelesse liberty, Lifting the good up to high Honours seat, And the evill damning evermore to dy: For life and death is in thy doomeful writing; So thy renowme lives ever by endighting.
If you're a serious threat-- if you're officially considered "of protective interest"-- then the Secret Service may well keep tabs on you for the rest of your natural life.
You come to me with some mysterious threat------' 'You understand,' said Crinkett.
To express a promise, volition, command, or threat:-- Singular.
She whose high top above the starres did sore, One foote on Thetis, th'other on the Morning, One hand on Scythia, th'other on the More, Both heaven and earth in roundnesse compassing; Iove fearing, least if she should greater growe, The old giants should once againe uprise, Her whelm'd with hills, these seven hils, which be nowe Tombes of her greatnes which did threate the skies: Upon her head he heapt Mount Saturnal, Upon her bellie th'antique Palatine, Upon her stomacke laid Mount Quirinal, On her left hand the noysome Esquiline, And Caelian on the right; but both her feete Mount Viminal and Aventine doo meete.
I waited the foive minuts, but he niver came, so off I druv to Misther Hollams, and he threated me han'some, sor."
Since your adjournment nothing serious has occurred to interrupt or threaten this desirable harmony.
who him defy'd, And at his Chariot-wheels to drag him bound Threaten'd, nor from the Holy One of Heavn Refrained his Tongue blasphemous: but anon Down cloven to the Waste, with shattered Arms And uncouth Pain fled bellowing.-- Milton has likewise raised his Description in this Book with many Images taken out of the poetical Parts of Scripture.
These pugnacious aboriginals were the same that had threatened to bring Sturt's boat voyage to a tragical conclusion, and soon after Mitchell's exploration, they waged a determined war against the early overlanders and their stock.
They threatenedc to punish all disturbers Footnote 1: Journals, Oct. 31, Nov. 2, 11, 16.
Your life is not threatened.--Now, Dickenson, the loaf."
Is not this the hour of her trial--and in her, of the trial of the virtue of her whole sex, so long premeditated, so long threatened?--Whether her frost be frost indeed?
He is more sensible of a neglect than an undoing, and scorns no man so much as his surly threatener.
Athisl, when he saw them, stood his ground on the sand, thinking it shameful to avoid threateners.
What a man of honour thou of a sudden!---- And so, in the imaginary shape of a guarantee, thou threatenest me!
The matter proveth the man, but from the envious calumny ever threateneth them on whom, as they drive foremost in the twelfth round of the course, Charis sheddeth blushing beauty to win them fame more fair.
He ain't threatenin' to bust with fat out uv no huntin' shirt, his cheeks ain't so full that they are fallin' down over his jaws.
* * * * * The blood-red sun went down behind threatening clouds on that terrible day, and the second morning came in with a wintry storm of icy winds and swirling snow.
Footnote 3: --threatening to put the flames out with blind tears: 'bisen,' blind--Ang.
As to Mrs. Townsend,--her manlike spirit--her two brothers--and the ships' crews--I say nothing but this to the insolent threatening--Let 'em come!--But as to her sordid menace--To repay the horrid villain, as she calls me, for all my vileness by BROKEN BONES!--Broken bones, Belford!-- Who can bear this porterly threatening!--Broken bones, Jack!--D--n the little vulgar!--Give me a name for her--but I banish all furious resentment.
she screamed threateningly.
We think of him as a man who lived a secluded life of meditation and prayer, in constant communion with God and removed from all worldly rewards,--a man indifferent to ordinary pleasures, to outward pomp and show, free from personal vanity, lofty in his bearing, independent in his mode of life, spiritual in his aims, fervent and earnest in his exhortations, living above the world in the higher regions of faith and love, disdaining praises and honors, soft raiment and luxurious food, and maintaining a proud equality with the greatest personages; a man not to be bought, and not to be deterred from his purpose by threatenings or intimidation or flatteries, commanding reverence, and exalted as a favorite of heaven.
Wind still ahead and the sky threatening.--Ten o'clock.
I am preparing (as I said before, under every disadvantage) a short distance between the Patent Office and Capitol, which I am desirous of having completed as soon as possible, and by means of it relieving the enterprise from the heavy weight which now threatens it."
”—The hated archduke.—The shot whose echoes shook the whole world.—Austria’s extreme demands.—Russia threatens.—Frantic attempts to prevent war.—Mobilizing on both sides.—Germany’s tiger-like spring.—The forts of the Vosges Mountains.—The other path to Paris.—The neutrality of Belgium.—Belgium defends herself.
Therefore, thou gaudy gold, Hard food for Midas, I will none of thee; Nor none of thee, thou pale and common drudge 'Tween man and man; but thou, thou meagre lead, Which rather threaten'st than dost promise aught, Thy plainness moves me more than eloquence, And here choose I. Joy be the consequence!
Not half so bad as thine to England's king, Injurious Duke, that threatest where's no cause.
You certainly must not return it under a threat,--even though the woman should be starving.
Hereupon, Mr. Worldly Wiseman was much commoved with passion, and shaking his cane with a very threatful countenance, broke forth upon this wise: "Learning, quotha!"
Therein two deadly weapons fixt he bore, Strongly outlaunced towards either side, Like two sharpe speares, his enemies to gore: Like as a warlike brigandine, applyde To fight, layes forth her threatfull pikes afore, 85 The engines which in them sad death doo hyde, So did this flie outstretch his fearefull hornes, Yet so as him their terrour more adornes.
"But it seemeth to be very true, that there is some kind of castigation which Law permits a Husband to vse; for if a woman be threatned by her husband to bee beaten, mischieued, or slaine, Fitzherbert sets donne a Writ which she may sve out of Chancery to compell him to finde surety of honest behauiour toward her, and that he shall neither doe nor procure to be done to her (marke I pray you) any bodily damage, otherwise then appertaines to the office of a Husband for lawfull and reasonable correction.
My master knows not of your being here, and hath threat'ned to put me into everlasting liberty, if I tell you of it; for he swears he'll turn me away.
Be stirring as the time; be fire with fire; Threaten the threat'ner, and outface the brow Of bragging horror; so shall inferior eyes, That borrow their behaviours from the great, Grow great by your example and put on The dauntless spirit of resolution.
Thou threatnest high, bold Rebel, He sits within the Scene, bows.
That high state Is now at a low ebbe: destruction Hangs like a threatning Commet ore the walls Of Babilon.
"Justum et tenacem propositi virum" Nor direful rage, nor bois'trous tumult loud, Nor looks infuriate of the threat'ning crowd-- Nor haughty tyrants, with their angry scowl, Like beasts that o'er the traveller's pathway prowl-- Nor southern storm, that o'er the ocean raves, And swells in mountain heights its restless waves, Can aught avail, with all their force combined, To shake the man with firm, though tranquil, mind!
I had no sooner, as your Lordshipp badd, Putt him upon his voyadge, turn'd him out, But the ould resty stallion snuft and neighd, And smelt, I thinke, som mare, backt (I perceavd By the moone light) by a Fryar, in whose pursuite Our new made horseman with his threatninge lance, Pistolles, and rotten armor made such noyse That th'other, frighted, clamours throughe the streetes Nothinge but deathe and murder.
The honour, sir, that flames in your fair eyes, Before I speak, too threat'ningly replies.
But this drunken fellow making no account of his threatnings, Art thou the divel?
Beyond the fear of ling'ring punishment, Aspasia now, within her lover's arms, Securely sleeps, and, in delightful dreams, Smiles at the threat'nings of defeated rage.
FIGHT on, brave soldiers, for the cause, Fear not the Cavaliers; Their threat’nings are as senseless as Our jealousies and fears.
Then there came a threat,--not from Crinkett, but from Mrs. Euphemia Smith.
But a thought struck him; he tied the monkey with a cord to Turk's back, leading the dog by another cord, as he was very rebellious at first; but our threats and caresses at last induced him to submit to his burden.