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pestilence
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Heart of Darkness
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  • One, with his chin propped on his knees, stared at nothing, in an intolerable and appalling manner: his brother phantom rested its forehead, as if overcome with a great weariness; and all about others were scattered in every pose of contorted collapse, as in some picture of a massacre or a pestilence.

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  • That summer of the Pestilence was brutally hot, and the stench of rotting flesh hung in the air like an invisible, noxious fog.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • Rivers of fire . bloodthirsty Vikings . pestilence so thick you can’t breathe . and mixed into all that, like some devilish bouillabaisse, bird knows how many wights and hollowgast!"
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City

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