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The Count of Monte Cristo
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bane -- as in: bane of my existence
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • In what am I benefited by accompanying my son so far, since I now abandon him, and allow him to depart alone to the baneful climate of Africa?
  • There are as many elixirs of every kind as there are caprices and peculiarities in the physical and moral nature of humanity; and I will say further—the art of these chemists is capable with the utmost precision to accommodate and proportion the remedy and the bane to yearnings for love or desires for vengeance.

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  • "Since our country’s birth, the rebel forces have been the bane of our society.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • Ask your friend Magnus Bane, if you do not believe me.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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