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1  He felt that the idea was monstrous.
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2  It seemed monstrous even to think of them.
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3  The idea was monstrous, yet he felt afraid.
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4  Its monstrous wings seem to wheel in the leaden air around me.
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5  They moved like monstrous marionettes and made gestures like live things.
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6  There were in it metaphors as monstrous as orchids and as subtle in colour.
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7  The brightly coloured parasols danced and dipped like monstrous butterflies.
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8  Drunkards had reeled by, cursing and chattering to themselves like monstrous apes.
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9  The heat was terribly oppressive, and the huge sunlight flamed like a monstrous dahlia with petals of yellow fire.
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10  The wind had blown the fog away, and the sky was like a monstrous peacock's tail, starred with myriads of golden eyes.
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11  You are mad, I tell you--mad to imagine that I would raise a finger to help you, mad to make this monstrous confession.
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12  Time seemed to him to be crawling with feet of lead, while he by monstrous winds was being swept towards the jagged edge of some black cleft of precipice.
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13  Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself, with desire for what its monstrous laws have made monstrous and unlawful.
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14  I felt that this grey monstrous London of ours, with its myriads of people, its sordid sinners, and its splendid sins, as you once phrased it, must have something in store for me.
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15  To him, man was a being with myriad lives and myriad sensations, a complex multiform creature that bore within itself strange legacies of thought and passion, and whose very flesh was tainted with the monstrous maladies of the dead.
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16  It was true that as one watched life in its curious crucible of pain and pleasure, one could not wear over one's face a mask of glass, nor keep the sulphurous fumes from troubling the brain and making the imagination turbid with monstrous fancies and misshapen dreams.
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17  He would examine with minute care, and sometimes with a monstrous and terrible delight, the hideous lines that seared the wrinkling forehead or crawled around the heavy sensual mouth, wondering sometimes which were the more horrible, the signs of sin or the signs of age.
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