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blood-thirstiness

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  • And as for your despair at Republican “militarism” – would that be the same blood-thirstiness that removed two brutal dictatorships from power in recent years.

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  • And Barbarus' poem in issue 1/1934 had echoes of a crossroads; Cain and Abel were mentioned, and the idea of blood-thirstiness.

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  • And I politely refrained from adding, "despite the blunders and blood-thirstiness of Bush and his friends."

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  • The war bloggers' blood-thirstiness is really boiling over.

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  • At length, after temporarily felling sixty-one of his order xanax online with a non-supervisory blow, he had flung himself upon the topical in a conceivable ecstasy of blood-thirstiness, shrieking fiendishly that he would wrest biblical in the air and fetch his way through anything that puffed him.

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  • Discounting for the gigantic stature and blood-thirstiness of old days, as they have come down to us in fairy-tale and legend, the folk of the old Sagas were Forsytes, assuredly, in their possessive instincts, and as little proof against the inroads of beauty and passion as Swithin, Soames, or even Young Jolyon.

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  • In the whistling swoop of the grey goshawk there is a note of ominous blood-thirstiness, silent though the destroyer has sat awaiting the moment for swift and decisive action.

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  • And then he seemed a moderate and gracious governor, more especially as compared to his son Ochus, who outdid all his predecessors in blood-thirstiness and cruelty.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • He knew this of old, knew that the quickening of his pulse and the sudden surge of blood-thirstiness was due to the very noises that assailed his ears.

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  • It must be said to Foo Chou's credit that he left the management of an affair of such importance in the hands of his friends with reluctance; however, there was no help for it and he trusted to his well known reputation for blood-thirstiness to ensure the fidelity of Chock Sin, Sam Kee, and Lew Sing.

    The Conversion of Ah Lew Sing

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