1 You have only got more than your share of the money, and make people work for you for two pounds a week, or threaten them with starvation.
2 The front of the house was towards the heath and Rainbarrow, whose dark shape seemed to threaten it from the sky.
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3 Good-bye, and be brave, for if you will do what I have told you, you may rest assured that we shall soon drive away the dangers that threaten you.
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4 There is but one danger which can threaten us.
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5 They write to the wife, and threaten to come and expose her.
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6 Then my temper got the better of me, and I began to threaten her.
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7 It is possible that the Indians and stragglers of the enemy may intrude, in which case you will remind them of the terms of the capitulation, and threaten to report their conduct to Montcalm.
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8 I have known him to cut and slash the women's heads so horribly, that even master would be enraged at his cruelty, and would threaten to whip him if he did not mind himself.
9 The former was heard to threaten the latter with informing his master of his whereabouts.
10 The landscape then ceased to threaten the youth.
11 If his servants oppose me, I shall threaten them off with these pistols.
12 It was a close, sultry day: devoid of sunshine, but with a sky too dappled and hazy to threaten rain: and our place of meeting had been fixed at the guide-stone, by the cross-roads.
13 But I lay you ain't a-goin to threaten nobody any more, Jim Turner.
14 I am surrounded by mountains of ice which admit of no escape and threaten every moment to crush my vessel.
15 Nevertheless, when death and destitution threaten, a man must either do something or starve.