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Judge or sheriff, it was all one to them, each being equally terrible in their eyes.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The king was struck with horror at the description I had given him of those terrible engines, and the proposal I had made.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The history of that terrible hour is brightened by many such instances of native fealty.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He stood listening to what I was saying, and I recall that when I turned slightly and saw his face, it was terrible!
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
From the day of that terrible chill in the snow-storm, she had never been quite well, Ramona thought.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Was Sir Hugh Wheeler aware of the proposed marriage, with all the terrible consequences that it heralded?
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Bellamy's threatening look rose before him, and made them appear even larger and more terrible than they were.
Out of manifold experiences in the tragical annals of mankind came the terrible Ahriman.
The victims were unable to defend themselves or escape by flight, and the slaughter was terrible.

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