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  • ’A hoarse murmur arose from the company; every man touched, first the hilt of his sword, and then the tip of his nose, with appalling significance.
  • ’Oh dear, dear, I shall never try it,’ said Arthur Gride, appalled by the mention of the word, ’not for the world.
  • At that moment, a heavy body fell with great violence on the floor above, and, in an instant afterwards, was heard a most appalling and terrific scream.
  • ) The honourable gentleman related one case of a muffin boy, who having been exposed to this inhuman and barbarous system for no less than five years, at length fell a victim to a cold in the head, beneath which he gradually sunk until he fell into a perspiration and recovered; this he could vouch for, on his own authority, but he had heard (and he had no reason to doubt the fact) of a still more heart-rending and appalling circumstance.

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  • The live in appalling conditions.
  • She has scheduled a news conference to respond to the appalling accusations.

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