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  • Chapter 10 The Voice of Saruman They passed through the ruined tunnel and stood upon a heap of stones, gazing at the dark rock of Orthanc, and its many windows, a menace still in the desolation that lay all about it.
  • Ithilien, the garden of Gondor now desolate kept still a dishevelled dryad loveliness.
  • They had come to the desolation that lay before Mordor: the lasting monument to the dark labour of its slaves that should endure when all their purposes were made void; a land defiled, diseased beyond all healing — unless the Great Sea should enter in and wash it with oblivion.

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  • The photos show the desolate surface of the moon.
  • It is in her book of desolate desert photographs.

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