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Evil company on earth is so noxious that the plants, as if by instinct, withdraw from the company of whatsoever is deadly or hurtful to them.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
There was an old clock ticking loudly somewhere in the passage, but otherwise everything was deadly still.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Suppose a man had fired through the window, he would indeed be a remarkable shot who could with a revolver inflict so deadly a wound.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
A gander who had been privy to the plot had confessed his guilt to Squealer and immediately committed suicide by swallowing deadly nightshade berries.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
This one, a young soldier, his face deadly pale, his shako pushed back, and his musket resting on the ground, still stood near the pit at the spot from which he had fired.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It was interesting enough at first, while we were at the phonetics; but after that I got deadly sick of it.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
That bereaved lady, fifteen years older than he, fell presently at deadly feud with her only relative, Lady Scadgers; and, partly to spite her ladyship, and partly to maintain herself, went out at a salary.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Little Oliver Twist lay on his back on the pavement, with his shirt unbuttoned, and his temples bathed with water; his face a deadly white; and a cold tremble convulsing his whole frame.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
The most racking pangs succeeded: a grinding in the bones, deadly nausea, and a horror of the spirit that cannot be exceeded at the hour of birth or death.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
There was something about them that made me uneasy, some longing and at the same time some deadly fear.
She drew aside without speaking, and Mattie and Ethan passed into the kitchen, which had the deadly chill of a vault after the dry cold of the night.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context