death-stricken love

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  • He described Hiroshima as a "death-stricken alien planet" where those who survived the blast were suffering fever, nausea, and gangrene, with their heads framed with halos of hair that had fallen out on the mats on which they lay.

    Lucy Walker: Thoughts on the 65th Anniversary of Hiroshima Day

  • “Shivering cold, bleak, death-stricken—a hell of a place.”

    Devil Dog

  • After visiting the devastated city, Australian war correspondent, Wilfred Burchett described Hiroshima as a "death-stricken alien planet" with patients presenting purple skin hemorrhages, hair loss, drastically reduced white blood cell counts, fever, nausea, gangrene, and other symptoms of a radiation disease he called an "atomic plague."

    Nukes: Iran and North Korea are not the problem

  • Some portions of the railway stretched through little copses and plantations where, the leaf-shedding season being now at its height, red and golden patches of fallen foliage lay on either side of the rails; and as the travellers passed, all these death-stricken bodies boiled up in the whirlwind created by the velocity, and were sent flying right and left of them in myriads, a clean-fanned track being left behind.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • The core is black; the death-stricken fruit drops on the bough, and a great worm is within — fattening, and feasting, and wriggling!

    Roundabout Papers

  • Then the cavern echoed with a terrible scream and Vertorix cried out like a man death-stricken, his face ashy in the gloom.

    People of the Dark

  • When they anointed him, and the holy oil touched his breast, one of his eyes opened, and it seemed as though, at the sight of the priest in his vestments, of the smoking censer, of the candle burning in front of the image, something like a shudder of horror passed through his death-stricken face.

    Fathers and Sons

  • And the sob that burst from his breast was like the sob of a death-stricken child.

    One Day at Arle

  • The death-stricken hand reached the blood-stained banner out to another to be carried forward.

    Sketches of the Covenanters

  • As far as the eye could see from the North Sea, away past Bethune and death-stricken La Bassee, streamed the meteor flares like a great

    "The Red Watch" With the First Canadian Division in Flanders

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