"Don't be alarmed, my dear mother," said Robert, soothingly.
Then, indeed, she had burst upon him with an impetuous despair that had alarmed him.
And into his thoughts now crept a doubt, one that alarmed his sense of justice.
"But there wasn't any shot," the perplexed and alarmed detective expostulated.
But about this time I was alarmed for myself by a slight twinge of jealousy.