apprehension of being

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  • I mentioned in a former letter my apprehensions of being ordered to the upper province. Cited from Life and Correspondence of Sir Isaac Brock, by Ferdinand Brock Tupper
  • All this I did, not without some apprehension of being observed by a watchful eye. Cited from The Mill Mystery, by Anna Katharine Green
  • I was in some apprehension of being obliged to address the Committee. Cited from The Journal of Sir Walter Scott, by Walter Scott
  • My great trouble was the apprehension of being known, through the recollections of the officer I have mentioned. Cited from Ned Myers, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • But his friend above on the balcony displayed the most nervous apprehension of being seen. Cited from The Blue Pavilions, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • We have been under apprehensions of being made a party in the dissolating contest in Europe. Cited from The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4
  • This information excited apprehensions of being very scantily provided when the period of our departure should arrive. Cited from Journey to the Polar Sea, 1819-22, Volume 2, by John Franklin
  • We paddled, therefore, quickly and cautiously on, but without any apprehension of being found out. Cited from Hurricane Hurry, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • I experienced such grief at the apprehension of being deprived of this residence, that my reason could not support itself against it. Cited from Ten Years' Exile, by Anne Louise Germaine Necker
  • He had no apprehension of being disturbed in his bitter rage. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett
  • He trembled to be looked upon as a beggar, and the apprehension of being refused was constantly before his eyes. Cited from The Life of John Clare, by Frederick Martin
  • This was something in the air, and already he felt the apprehension of being baffled here, where he wrought for his heart and his future. Cited from A Daughter of To-Day, by Sara Jeannette Duncan (AKA Mrs. Everard Cotes)
  • But the apprehension of being retaken was still too powerful to permit a full enjoyment of my escape. Cited from A Sicilian Romance, by Ann Radcliffe
  • Dick glanced back often, and when we reached the top he looked again in a way to convince me that he had some apprehensions of being followed. Cited from The Young Forester, by Zane Grey
  • There was an article in the papers last week that said, a letter from Jersey mentioned apprehensions of being attacked by four thousand French. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, V4,Horace Walpole
  • I know that the apprehension of being forced to quit Mansfield will for a time be arming you against him. Cited from Mansfield Park, by Jane Austen
  • In this manner we got through the night, feeling no apprehensions of being pursued, the darkness affording an effectual cover. Cited from Miles Wallingford: Sequel to Afloat and Ashore, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • When Hetty left the shore, she took her way unhesitatingly into the woods, with a nervous apprehension of being followed. Cited from The Deerslayer, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Indeed, their public contentions are so frequent, or rather so perpetual, that they must live under continual apprehensions of being destroyed by each other. Cited from Voyages Of Captain James Cook, by A. Kippis
  • The apprehension of being obliged to work at it was afterwards found to have been a principal reason for their not complying so readily as was expected. Cited from Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 1, David Collins
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