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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Their black garments made their pale faces whiter still, and time and sorrow had worked deep ravages.
  • ’Yours to command, sir,’ replied Nicholas, making fearful ravages on the bread and butter.
  • A blight had fallen on the trees and shrubs; and the wind, at length beginning to break the unnatural stillness that had prevailed all day, sighed heavily from time to time, as though foretelling in grief the ravages of the coming storm.
  • You’re enough to frighten the life and soul out of her little delicious wits—flying all at once into such a blazing, ravaging, raging passion as never was, demmit!’

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  • Flames ravaged their home.
  • The ravages of climate change.

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