Usage examples for peril

  1. " You command me to neglect a sister in peril and suffering," she said. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  2. It will probably interest only those minds which are content with " the C Major of this life," and which find in other than scenes of peril and excitement their hearts' desire. – In the Tail of the Peacock by Isabel Savory
  3. If you realize that you must surrender something of your better self to be the friend of a certain person, you will be almost sure to establish that friendship at your peril – Men in the Making by Ambrose Shepherd
  4. We do not wish to go to war on your account with him, and put our state in peril – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  5. They were greatly alarmed when I came up, and asked if I didn't know that the Yankee army would be along in a few minutes and that my life was in peril – An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody) by Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
  6. Now I have said all that I could to save you and the fatherland and that too at my own peril – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  7. Do so at your peril – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  8. Was I likely to place my wife, and my children, my honor, my house, and my lands in peril for such a one as he? – Landolin by Berthold Auerbach
  9. Don't talk to me, ma'am, about peril and that sort of nonsense; it makes no impression. – The Fourth Series Plays, Complete by John Galsworthy
  10. Dorothy had been in the greater peril of the two, yet more unconscious of it. – Dorothy at Oak Knowe by Evelyn Raymond
  11. It was a position of peril – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  12. A person, says Burdick, does not start a fire on his land at his peril – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  13. Besides, there are women who want assistance and, to women in peril the most welcome aid is woman's." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. But address another word to me at your peril – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  15. He stated that no objection would be raised by the British Government to the entry of French troops into Spain, but that such intervention must be regarded as the work of France alone, and be undertaken by France at its own peril – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  16. " Yes," said the lord of the castle, " if thou wilt pass the night down there in the old tower, go thither; but I warn thee, it is at the peril of thy life, for it is full of wild dogs, which bark and howl without stopping, and at certain hours a man has to be given to them, whom they at once devour." – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  17. But I will tell you this much, Tom; we are bound upon an errand of peril – Tom Tufton's Travels by Evelyn Everett-Green
  18. Now I did not think much of the French danger being far more concerned with the peril in the West; but I held my peace on that subject. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  19. She was in peril of Harry now. – The Coast of Chance by Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain
  20. Sylvie seemed to have no sense of peril or anxiety. – Snow-Blind by Katharine Newlin Burt