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While wandering through the valley of the Clearwater and the adjacent hills, I was much struck with the wonders of petrification.
One day the Major met a company of miners, and related to them the wonderful specimens of petrification seen by him that day.
When she departed, as she did in a state bordering on petrification, he came forward to the bedside.
THEOMRS. FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
He would be freed, for ever, from the petrification of the grey, cramping little city.
THE ROUGH ROADWILLIAM JOHN LOCKE
This is a startling fact for natural philosophers, and must cause them to modify the existing theory of petrification.
Everything that appeared on the surface of the times contributed its mite toward the spiritual petrification of the masses.
The reign of justice could only be the reign of silence and of petrification.
I stared in petrification at Lukynitch; I had not expected this, I admit.
On the lifeboat for those first seconds a silence of petrification reigned.
THE MESSENGERELIZABETH ROBINS
Over their limbs crept a curious rigidity, an unnatural petrification.
SHADOWS IN THE MOONLIGHTROBERT E. HOWARD

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