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Black Death
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Black Death
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Heart of Darkness
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  • Only in the very last moment, as though in response to some sign we could not see, to some whisper we could not hear, he frowned heavily, and that frown gave to his black death-mask an inconceivably somber, brooding, and menacing expression.

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  • If it were possible to run from disease spirits, the medieval Europeans would’ve put on their track shoes and escaped the Black Death.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Now mice, however small or harmless, are rats to me—snarling, needle-fanged wharf inhabitants whose fleas carry the black death and whose bite is rabid.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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