Listen: I hear the sound of the trumpet and the alarum of war.
Should he lead up to his news by gradual steps or give it forth like an alarum?
The seven o'clock alarum woke him to the preparation of the evening meal.
There he kept it with his breath subdued, and the alarum severely quelled.
Shall the alarum be blown in a city, and the people not tremble?
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