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The War of the Worlds
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  • At the sight of another human being my torpor passed, and I leaned out of the window eagerly.
  • My brother woke from his torpor of astonishment and lifted her up, speaking gently to her, and carried her to Miss Elphinstone.

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  • She fell into a deep torpor.
  • And within five minutes, the class had sunk back into its usual torpor.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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