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  • In the morning I went to the court; my lips and throat were parched.
  • I feel yet parched with horror, nor can I reflect on that terrible moment without shuddering and agony.
  • Often, when all was dry, the heavens cloudless, and I was parched by thirst, a slight cloud would bedim the sky, shed the few drops that revived me, and vanish.
  • I attempted to accompany them and proceeded a short distance from the house, but my head whirled round, my steps were like those of a drunken man, I fell at last in a state of utter exhaustion; a film covered my eyes, and my skin was parched with the heat of fever.

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  • Nothing will grow in this parched soil.
  • Cactus is about all that will grow in this parched soil.

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