1 Thrust it out of men's sight into a long hole in the ground, into the grave, to rot, to feed the mass of its creeping worms and to be devoured by scuttling plump-bellied rats.
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2 Our limbs fail, our senses rot.
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3 The fruits never rot nor fail all the year round, neither winter nor summer, for the air is so soft that a new crop ripens before the old has dropped.
4 But all these tokens of past grandeur were miserably decayed and dirty; rot, damp, and age, had weakened the flooring, which in many places was unsound and even unsafe.
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5 Rains and spray had damped it; sun and wind had warped it; all the elements had combined to rot a thing that hung so idly.
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6 They are supposed to rot in peace.
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7 Finally the new agent stole even the books, and the company in wrath closed its business and its houses, refused to sell, and let houses and furniture and machinery rust and rot.
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8 She was then just abreast of the rotted bride-cake.
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9 When we had shaken hands and he was gone, I opened the staircase window and had nearly beheaded myself, for, the lines had rotted away, and it came down like the guillotine.
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10 In one part, carcases of houses, inauspiciously begun and never finished, rotted away.
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11 That is horse piss and rotted straw, he thought.
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12 The faint Sour stink of rotted cabbages came towards him from the kitchen gardens on the rising ground above the river.
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13 It was flagged; but the pavement had rotted and cracked under the oozing of the water.
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14 A Marquise had slept in it; Marat had rotted in it; it had traversed the Pantheon to end with the rats of the sewer.
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15 Somewhere there was a war and cannon booming and burning towns and men who rotted in hospitals amid sickening-sweet stinks.
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