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- And the bell had the effect of releasing us all from the paralyzing tension we had just survived—but for only an instant.p. 45.5
- The donkey's ass and hind legs simply dropped to the floor, as if the beast had suffered a selective stroke—or had been shot; its rump was paralyzed.p. 222.6
- They stood paralyzed by their anger; but the major stepped smartly forward to greet Owen; the chauffeur opened the tailgate of the long, silver-gray hearse; and the mortician became the unctuous delegate of death—the busybody it was his nature to be.p. 596.6
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