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The War of the Worlds
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  • I did not know what these were—there was no time for scrutiny—and I put a more horrible interpretation on them than they deserved.
  • He was immensely excited at the news, and in the excess of his feelings invited me up to take a turn with him that night in a scrutiny of the red planet.
  • In the triangle of bright outer sunlight I saw the Martian, in its Briareus of a handling-machine, scrutinizing the curate’s head.
  • Be that as it may, for many years yet there will certainly be no relaxation of the eager scrutiny of the Martian disk, and those fiery darts of the sky, the shooting stars, will bring with them as they fall an unavoidable apprehension to all the sons of men.

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  • She scrutinized her reflection in the mirror.
  • The senator asked the agency to scrutinize the proposed legislation and report back to her with their findings.

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