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bane -- as in: bane of my existence
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • But soon he was betrayed by it to his death; and so it is named in the North Isildur’s Bane.
  • There shall be shown a token That Doom is near at hand, For Isildur’s Bane shall waken, And the Halfling forth shall stand.
  • ’Behold Isildur’s Bane!’ said Elrond.
  • ’Isildur’s Bane is found, you say,’ said Boromir.
  • Isildur’s Bane is found.
  • It has been treasured by his heirs when all other heirlooms were lost; for it was spoken of old among us that it should be made again when the Ring, Isildur’s Bane, was found.
  • ’Durin’s Bane! ’ he cried, and letting his axe fall he covered his face.
  • ’Indeed I saw upon the bridge that which haunts our darkest dreams I saw Durin’s Bane,’ said Gimli in a low voice, and dread was in his eyes.
  • The Dwarves tell no tale; but even as mithril was the foundation of their wealth, so also it was their destruction: they delved too greedily and too deep, and disturbed that from which they fled, Durin’s Bane.

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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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