In short, he acted as an alarmist, not as a dispenser of justice.
Oh, I was afraid of appearing an alarmist, and I thought it might be only a patrol.
Then he swore at the alarmist: "You blamed monkey," he pointed to the cottonwood.
I am no alarmist and I do not presume to say that there will be serious trouble.
"Watch the depots," was the unanimous cry that followed this ...