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haggard
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Leaves of Grass
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  • You haggard, uncouth, untutor’d Bedowee!
  • I see your rounded never-erased flow, I see ’neath the rims of your haggard and mean disguises.
  • …against by the young rum-drinker and the old rum-drinker, The shape of the shamed and angry stairs trod by sneaking foot— steps, The shape of the sly settee, and the adulterous unwholesome couple, The shape of the gambling-board with its devilish winnings and losings, The shape of the step-ladder for the convicted and sentenced murderer, the murderer with haggard face and pinion’d arms, The sheriff at hand with his deputies, the silent and white-lipp’d crowd, the dangling of the rope.

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  • Rogak had Melody Byrd read a passage: Circe trying to bewitch Odysseus: "Wow you are burnt-out husks, your spirits haggard, sere, always brooding over your wanderings long and hard, your hearts never lifting with any joy— you’ve suffered far too much.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Their faces were pale and haggard, scratched and bruised.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure

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