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mortal
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mortal
Used in
Treasure Island
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  • The sun was getting up, and mortal white he looked about the cutwater.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The expression of his face was not so much of terror as of mortal sickness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If you like the service, well, you'll jine; and if you don't, Jim, why, you're free to answer no—free and welcome, shipmate; and if fairer can be said by mortal seaman, shiver my sides!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Probably I should have told the whole story to the doctor, for I was in mortal fear lest the captain should repent of his confessions and make an end of me.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: mortal body
as in: a mortal wound
as in: felt mortal agony
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