It was balanced perilously between a small town that lacked only a sheriff, and a booming frontier town.
All seemed to be in perilously dangerous situations, clinging to the sheer walls with outstretched arms and spread legs, somehow adhered to the clear surface before them.
With Alex, the relationship seemed to be either grinding up a long hill or plunging perilously toward the depths of despair.
His limitation of theological knowledge to the bounds of human need might, if logically pressed, run perilously near phenomenalism; and his epistemology ("we only know things in their activities") does not cover this weakness.
Thus a typical plan—say, for getting a 1968 Olds 98 convertible from a field in the country to Jason's driveway—ended up involving hitchhiking, a rusty boat trailer, and car jacks perilously placed atop stacks of bricks.
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