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alarms and excursions

Frantic activity that causes a clamor. Often seen in Elizabethan drama as a stage direction denoting military activity. What on earth is going on? The alarms and excursions in the living room woke me from a sound sleep—keep it down!
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alarums and excursions

Frantic activity that causes a clamor. Often seen in Elizabethan drama as a stage direction denoting military activity. What on earth is going on? The alarums and excursions in the living room woke me from a sound sleep—keep it down!
See also: and, excursion
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alarms and excursions

confused activity and uproar. humorous
Alarm was formerly spelled alarum , representing a pronunciation with a rolling of the ‘r’; the phrase was originally a call summoning soldiers to arms. The whole phrase is used in stage directions in Shakespeare to indicate a battle scene.
See also: alarm, and, excursion
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Between the pronounced positive excursions of the MDICE and the GICE, the latter located in the Freberga Formation, there are two smaller positive excursions which have to be investigated for their potential to correlate on an intrabasinal scale.
6 days from PS539.00 Departs May, June, September & October 2014 8 days from PS719.00 Nice, Monte Carlo & St Tropez This wonderful week-long holiday in the heart of the sparkling Cote D'Azur offers plenty of time to relax and enjoy the glorious Riviera surroundings, and also includes four wonderful excursions taken in the company of our friendly, knowledgeable tour manager, who will bring to life this beautiful corner of the world.
It offers about 50 rail excursions each year along both famous and less well known routes.
Helen Caron, managing director of Thomson Cruises, said, 'As with all of our excursions, we've hand-picked some new additions to the summer 2014 programme, which we're confident our customers will enjoy.
Other optional excursions feature former Portuguese capital Braga and the breathtaking Spanish pilgrimage centre of Santiago de Compostela.
For more information about the boat excursions, please refer to the Shihmen Reservoir website .
Passengers will be able to tailor their trip by choosing board basis, cabin type, excursions, and even their favourite cocktail in the lounge.
WHAT'S INCLUDED Return coach travel and ferry crossings from Mold, Colwyn Bay, Llandudno, Prestatyn, Rhyl & more 4 nights at the Royal Pier Hotel, Sandown with dinner & breakfast Entertainment some nights Excursions to Newport, Ryde & Godshill Optional excursion to Cowes, Yarmouth & Ventnor (PS9pp) Single supplement PS50
In June there will be cycling excursions taking place in the Troodos mountains (bikes can be rented).
"This summer we will be embarking on a number of new excursions out of the new Adventure Center," said Ray Golden, director of the Adventure Center.
It features 4 nights half board at the Sheraton Hotel with nightly entertainment plus excursions.
Summary: Adec official said excursions organised by schools must be "relevant to education outcomes".
Previous research has reported both male and female white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) make temporary excursions outside of their normal home range during the breeding season (Tomberlin, 2007; Kolodzinski et al., 2010; Karns et al., 2011; Foley, 2012; Basinger, 2013).