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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • Or to take a less grievous matter: it has been supposed by some that ’The Scouring of the Shire’ reflects the situation in England at the time when I was finishing my tale.
  • It would be a grievous blow to the world, if the Dark Power overcame the Shire; if all your kind, jolly, stupid Bolgers, Hornblowers, Boffins, Bracegirdles, and the rest, not to mention the ridiculous Bagginses, became enslaved.
  • ’This is grievous news concerning Saruman,’ he said; ’for we trusted him and he is deep in all our counsels.
  • These are evil tidings,’ said Celeborn, ’the most evil that have been spoken here in long years full of grievous deeds.
  • Grievous is our loss,’ said Legolas.

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  • She suffered grievous bodily harm.
  • a grievous offense against morality

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