On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago, all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending
The underwriter, who had been trying to minimize the amount of impending
loss, regrets his premature pessimism.
The greater number of the middle-aged people and certain great personages were displeased at the prospect of the impending
scandal in society.
Here they were obliged to pass the canoes down cautiously by a line from the impending
Of late I have remarked that you were looking depressed; and though I felt fearful that something unfortunate was impending
, what has happened would otherwise never have entered my head.
"Whoe'er I know shall shun th' impending
fight, To dogs and vultures soon shall be a prey; For death is mine.
He was worried by the impending
necessity of interfering in the stupid business matters for which his mother had called him home.
The unfortunate queen Pomare, incapable of averting the impending
calamity, terrified at the arrogance of the insolent Frenchman, and driven at last to despair, fled by night in a canoe to Emio.
Whatever was the cause, the effect was dejection and a sense of impending
evil; this was especially so in Dr.
The unhappy Isaac was deprived not only of the power of rising to make the obeisance which his terror dictated, but he could not even doff his cap, or utter any word of supplication; so strongly was he agitated by the conviction that tortures and death were impending
He could not know that the powerful hind paws were gathering close beneath the tawny belly preparatory to a sudden spring, and his first intimation of impending
danger was the thunderous and triumphant roar which the charging lion could no longer suppress.
This would be to admit that they might be kept up IN TIME OF PEACE, against threatening or impending
danger, which would be at once to deviate from the literal meaning of the prohibition, and to introduce an extensive latitude of construction.