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The Two Towers
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  • ’Your news is all of woe!’ cried Eomer in dismay.
  • Boromir had blown his great horn till the woods rang, and at first the Orcs had been dismayed and had drawn back; but when no answer but the echoes came, they had attacked more fierce than ever.
  • There to his dismay he learned that Eomer had not reached the Hornburg.
  • The Orcs upon the Rock, hearing the rumour of dismay, wavered and looked back.
  • Dismayed the rammers let fall the trees and turned to fight; but the wall of their shields was broken as by a lightning-stroke, and they were swept away, hewn down, or cast over the Rock into the stony stream below.
  • ’Stew the rabbits!’ squealed Gollum in dismay.
  • There was no longer any answer to that command in his own will, dismayed by terror though it was, and he felt only the beating upon him of a great power from outside.
  • Turning his eyes away from the shadow behind and the deep gloom beneath the cliff upon his left, he looked ahead, and he saw two things that increased his dismay.

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  • Don’t be dismayed. I have a solution.
  • Hope was replaced by dismay.

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