She had tried to kill him when he had first threatened and then attacked her in The Yellow Room.
In that letter he threatened to burn her father's papers if she did not meet him.
As these people were continually teasing us, our Portuguese one day threatened in jest to kill one of them.
I cannot, however, leave this country without giving an account of their manner of blood-letting, which I was led to the knowledge of by a violent fever, which threatened to put an end to my life and travels together.
He perceived a hold on me--he threatened
he would shout and bring the Martians upon us.
"I feared the rain that threatened
," said Little John in a sullen tone, for he was vexed at being so chaffed by Robin with what had happened to him.
'Why, surely he must love you with all his heart!' cried Helena, with an earnestness that threatened
to blaze into ferocity if he didn't.
The Swan, threatened
with death, burst forth into song and thus made himself known by his voice, and preserved his life by his melody.
On May 21, 1905 A.D., when war threatened
between Austria and Italy, the socialists of Italy, Austria, and Hungary held a conference at Trieste, and threatened
a general strike of the workingmen of both countries in case war was declared.
There was once a time when New England groaned under the actual pressure of heavier wrongs than those threatened
ones which brought on the Revolution.
They wanted to get into his house under pretense of taking him to the camp; but he, without being frightened by their number, threatened
death to the first who should cross the threshold of his door, and as there was one who did venture, the Frenchman stretched him on the earth with a pistol-shot."
Was I right in attributing this sudden change of place to some threatened
annoyance on the part of Count Fosco?"