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Lord of the Flies
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  • Somberly he watched the mountain.
  • Roger, sitting on the very edge of the cliff, looked somberly back at the island as he worked with his fingers at a loose tooth.
  • There was another noise to attend to now, a deep grumbling noise, as though the forest itself were angry with him, a somber noise across which the ululations were scribbled excruciatingly as on slate.
  • We can light up again—" He noticed Ralph’s scarred nakedness, and the sombre silence of all four of them.

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  • Before she said anything, I knew it was bad news from her somber face.
  • She wore a somber black dress to the funeral.

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