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  • Pestilence was known to have been foreboded by a shower of crimson light.
  • None so self-devoted as Hester when pestilence stalked through the town.
  • She resembled, in her fierce pursuit of them, an infant pestilence—the scarlet fever, or some such half-fledged angel of judgment—whose mission was to punish the sins of the rising generation.

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  • That summer of the Pestilence was brutally hot, and the stench of rotting flesh hung in the air like an invisible, noxious fog.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • Rivers of fire . bloodthirsty Vikings . pestilence so thick you can’t breathe . and mixed into all that, like some devilish bouillabaisse, bird knows how many wights and hollowgast!"
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City

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