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Eventually overcome by his ghastly fascination, Leontius runs toward the corpses and wails, “Look, you damned wretches, take your fill of the fair sight!”
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Lyrics on It’s Dark and Hell is Hot made many listeners squirm, especially the ghastly “X-Is Coming,” in which he adapts Freddie Krueger’s nursery rhyme from A Nightmare On Elm Street.
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While touring China in 1986, he described parts of Beijing as “ghastly” and joked with a British student that he would end up “slitty-eyed” if he stayed too long.
PRINCE PHILIP, ROYAL CONSORT TO QUEEN ELIZABETH II, DIES AT 99ADRIAN HIGGINSAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Most of Washington’s seasons under Snyder blend together, a ghastly mush of failed quarterbacks, free agent busts and general ineptitude.
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We have long known that the natural world is replete with grisly cases of predation, parasitism, a universe of ghastly horrors all generated by natural selection and unleavened by the slightest ethical qualms on the part of perpetrators.
JUST BECAUSE IT’S NATURAL DOESN’T MEAN IT’S GOOD - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEDAVID P. BARASHAUGUST 19, 2020NAUTILUS
The explanation of his mysterious earlier moods offered itself with a clarity that was ghastly.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In a paroxysm of rage and fear, he gave the final order, and the Well of Cawnpore thereby attained its ghastly immortality.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Native rumors had brought the news of the massacre at Cawnpore, though the ghastly tragedy of the Well was yet to come.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
But the simulacra of certain ghastly events that took place under that roof in past days still continue.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He could not fail to note the different effects he and his cousin produced in her—the ghastly difference.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD

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