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bane -- as in: bane of my existence
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The Return of the King
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  • Men think much about the stories of old days in Gondor; and Denethor has given long thought to the rhyme and to the words Isildur’s Bane, since Boromir went away.
  • Down on your knees in the road and ask pardon, or I will set this troll’s bane in you!’ The sword glinted in the westering sun.
  • And afterwards when all was over men returned and made a fire there and burned the carcase of the beast; but for Snowmane they dug a grave and set up a stone upon which was carved in the tongues of Gondor and the Mark: Faithful servant yet master’s bane Lightfoot’s foal, swift Snowmane.
  • And there stood Meriadoc the hobbit in the midst of the slain, blinking like an owl in the daylight, for tears blinded him; and through a mist he looked on Eowyn’s fair head, as she lay and did not move; and he looked on the face of the king, fallen in the midst of his glory, For Snowmane in his agony had rolled away from him again; yet he was the bane of his master.

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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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