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After hearing her story, he inspected the steps and noticed signs of rot.
Some of the cut grass looks as if it were Flax spread out to rot, and all of it evinces a want of shelter.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He hath chosen strong wood, and that will not rot: the skilful workman seeketh how he may set up an idol that may not be moved.
As for Homer Smith, his carcase might rot in the desert of Arizona, or anywhere, for aught he cared.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
When your letters are disbelieved 403 it makes you angry, and that is rot; and I wish I could keep out of it with all my soul.
Dey would kill a cow, cut off de quarters an' leave de rest ter rot.
Them's the very words I said; they all heard me; and the country may rot for all me—I'll never vote agin as long as I live.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
The bones of the face are frequently attacked in the tertiary stage and they rot away.
I'm a-leavin' these hellions to rot in their tracks while I have a few days of peace en quiet.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
A crust of conoidical shells covered the rock at certain points, the dry rot of the granite.

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