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  • O Emir, of a truth, we are in jeopardy from the multitude of the foe who is on the walls.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Hoth's break-through across the Duna put the whole Smolensk army in jeopardy as he wheeled down to converge on the northern prong of Guderian's fork, while in the south the fall of Stary Bykhov and the advance of the Panzer screen to the confluence of the Sozh and the Oster brought the 3rd and 4th Panzer to the brink of the concentration area for the Bryansk army — at Roslavl.

    Barbarossa

  • Rosenberg had protested vigorously against this choice, believing with some reason that the whole of his delicate and crack-brained scheme for racial discrimination would be placed in jeopardy by a man who was already notorious for sadistic taste and corrupt practices.

    Barbarossa

  • On Mauritius, a beautiful red-white-and-blue creature called the pigeon Hollandais (Alectroenas nitidissima) had followed the dodo into extinction by about 1835, and the pink pigeon (Nesoenas mayeri) is in jeopardy of extinction at this moment.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Black marketeers, spreaders of rumours, hoarders of food, people on the move with un - satisfactory papers, even those who changed their addresses without notifying the Gauleiter, stood in jeopardy of their lives.

    Barbarossa

  • A short time ago the bursting of a funnel-casing on board the finest and strongest ship that ever was built, on her trial trip, destroyed several lives and put several hundreds in jeopardy – not from any undetected flaw in her new and untried works – but from a tap being closed which ought not to have been closed – from what every child knows would make its mother's tea-kettle burst.

    Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is Not

  • My clothes would be ruined and then my whole future would be in jeopardy because Special Intelligence admires neatness and punctuality.

    Noble House

  • And therefore I suppose she shall not be all distained, but that some good knight shall put his body in jeopardy for my queen rather than she shall be brent in a wrong quarrel.

    Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table, Volume 2

  • He went to bed in the small, cheap-but-clean room after a shower, and fell into a sleep full of portents of children in jeopardy and himself in various gaudy, symbolic shapes, unable to do anything about it.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • The events and investigations of the past week provided more than sufficient grounds for the registration, and its purpose would go beyond making it clear to the Parlins that from now on they would be in jeopardy no less than Miss Lodis.

    The Complete Federation Of The Hub

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