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mortal
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Wuthering Heights
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mortal
Used in
Wuthering Heights
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  • The adjective OUR gave mortal offence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Not as long as I live, Ellen: for no mortal creature.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She told me she had been walking the earth these twenty years: a just punishment for her mortal transgressions, I've no doubt!'  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Be quiet! You're in no danger; but if you hinder me Linton, I love papa better than you!' The mortal terror he felt of Mr. Heathcliff's anger restored to the boy his coward's eloquence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'Hareton and I are friends now; and I shall tell him all about you!' The master seemed confounded a moment: he grew pale, and rose up, eyeing her all the while, with an expression of mortal hate.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Well might Catherine deem that heaven would be a land of exile to her, unless with her mortal body she cast away her moral character also.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Meanwhile, the young man had slung on to his person a decidedly shabby upper garment, and, erecting himself before the blaze, looked down on me from the corner of his eyes, for all the world as if there were some mortal feud unavenged between us.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: felt mortal agony
as in: mortal body
as in: a mortal wound
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