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used in Of Human Bondage

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shockingly terrible or horrible
  • Philip realised that they had done with life, these two quiet little people: they belonged to a past generation, and they were waiting there patiently, rather stupidly, for death; and he, in his vigour and his youth, thirsting for excitement and adventure, was appalled at the waste.
    31-32 — Chapters 31-32 (33% in)
  • It was the solace of his life (and when he grew used to it, the monotony of it was what chiefly appalled him) that he could go every Sunday to that friendly house.
    105-106 — Chapters 105-106 (14% in)

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