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The Death of Ivan Ilych
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abyss
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The Death of Ivan Ilych
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  • And he had to live thus all alone on the brink of an abyss, with no one who understood or pitied him.
  • I saw the doctors, then followed despondency and anguish, more doctors, and I drew nearer to the abyss.

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  • These were men who had built up wealth and social status over long careers and now found themselves looking into the abyss. [of the 1987 stock market crash]
    Alan Greenspan  --  The Age of Turbulence
  • The nerve-grinding squeal of the spike cutting through the ground sent a shiver up Thomas’s spine, though a second later the Griever tumbled into the abyss.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner

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