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bane -- as in: bane of my existence
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Harry Potter (#1) and the Sorcerer's Stone
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  • "Hullo, Bane," said Hagrid.
    p.253.8
  • Bane walked over to stand next to Ronan.
    p.253.9
  • Harry and Hermione followed him out of the clearing, staring over their shoulders at Ronan and Bane until the trees blocked their view.
    p.254.2
  • A centaur was standing over him, not Ronan or Bane; this one looked younger; he had white-blond hair and a palomino body.
    p.256.8
  • Ronan and Bane came bursting through the trees, their flanks heaving and sweaty.
    p.257.2
  • "What have you been telling him?" growled Bane.
    p.257.5
  • Bane kicked his back legs in anger.
    p.257.6
  • Firenze bellowed at Bane.
    p.257.8
  • I set myself against what is lurking in this forest, Bane, yes, with humans alongside me if I must.
    p.257.9
  • And Firenze whisked around; with Harry clutching on as best he could, they plunged off into the trees, leaving Ronan and Bane behind them.
    p.258.0
  • Bane was furious… he was talking about interfering with what the planets say is going to happen….
    p.260.4
  • Bane thinks Firenze should have let Voldemort kill me….
    p.260.5
  • Firenze might back us up if Bane doesn’t stop him.
    p.266.9
  • "So all I’ve got to wait for now is Snape to steal the Stone," Harry went on feverishly, "then Voldemort will be able to come and finish me off… Well, I suppose Bane’ll be happy."
    p.260.7
  • Bane thundered.
    p.257.3
  • Why’s Bane so angry?" he asked.
    p.258.1

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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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