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bane -- as in: bane of my existence
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The Two Towers
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  • Doubtless the Orcs despoiled them, but feared to keep the knives, knowing them for what they are: work of Westernesse, wound about with spells for the bane of Mordor.
  • And what is Isildur’s Bane? ’
  • In particular he returned often to Isildur’s Bane.
  • ’But it was at the coming of the Halfling that Isildur’s Bane should waken, or so one must read the words,’ he insisted.
  • It was for that reason that I turned rather to the matter of my brother and let be Isildur’s Bane.
  • Isildur’s Bane — I would hazard that Isildur’s Bane lay between you and was a cause of contention in your Company.
  • Isildur’s Bane — I would hazard that Isildur’s Bane lay between you and was a cause of contention in your Company.
  • ’But, Frodo, I pressed you hard at first about Isildur’s Bane.
  • Nor when the riddling words of our dream were debated among us, did I think of Isildur’s Bane as being this same thing.

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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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