Ex: "The belfry-tower of the old North Church, as it rose above the graves on the hill, lonely and spectral and sombre and still."
We will not take orders from you!
Ex: "Wrapped in silence so deep and still that he could hear, like a sentinel's tread."
Ex: "And the spark struck out by that steed, in his flight, kindled the land into flame with its heat."
Defiance means bold disobedience. Ex: "And so through the night went his cry of alarm to every Middlesex village and farm, a cry of defiance, and not of fear."
Tranquil means to be calm. Ex: "He has left the village and mounted the steep, and beneath him, tranquil and broad and deep, is the mystic, meeting the ocean tides."
Peril means serious or immediate danger. Ex: "In the hour of darkness and peril and need, the people will waken and listen to hear the hurrying hoof-beats of that steed, and the midnight message of Paul Revere."