Ully's face was graver than Toby had seen it, and his wiry body was tense.
Still graver was the effect upon the regular army.
Distinct from all these courts, if similar in its sphere, is the court which the Italian quarter generally enjoyed in each town under its own consuls - a court privileged to try all but the graver cases, like murder, theft and forgery.
An even graver source of error was Ptolemy's acceptance of a degree of Soo instead of 700 stadia.
About the same time the republic was exposed to still graver danger by the conspiracy of some of its leading citizens to seize the reins of power and place the city under the suzerainty of Alphonso, as it had once been under that of the duke of Milan.