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Jane Eyre
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  • These words fell like the knell of doom — "All those top-knots must be cut off."

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  • The poll should be interpreted as the death knell of her campaign.
  • The electric-chair knell of the doorbell sounded through the house again.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses

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