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The Return of the King
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  • Not though the walls be taken by a reckless foe that will build a hill of carrion before them.
  • Curses they heeded not, nor understood the tongues of western men; crying with harsh voices like beasts and carrion-birds.
  • But now wheeling swiftly across it, like shadows of untimely night, he saw in the middle airs below him five birdlike forms, horrible as carrion-fowl yet greater than eagles, cruel as death.
  • Begone, foul dwimmerlaik, lord of carrion!

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  • The vultures must see carrion.
  • The plant attracts flies by smelling like carrion.

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