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“A young orphan boy who lives a sheltered life with his uncle is suddenly thrown into a magical new world where he is the ONLY one who can ultimately defeat the most horrible villain in the land, who was previously half-killed, now has no body, and is trying to regain his power.”
“You had them half-killed - 'twasn't your fault they didn't kick the bucket, and you never thought twice about damnation!”
“Not unlike that gigantic Chinese brigandess who half-killed me on the road to Nanking, but civilised, you understand, and willing to chat afterwards, in a frank, easy way which you'd not have expected from her lofty style and figurehead.”
“Yet she was in good health: a condition of suspense, which would have half-killed a man, had been endured by her without complaint, and even with composure.”
“She did not talk at all about her own sufferings at breaking from him, for indeed, this worthy woman, though she was half-killed by the separation from the child, yet thought it was very wicked in her to repine at losing him; but everything concerning him, his virtues, talents, and prospects, she poured out.”
“He sent over preserves and pickles, which latter the young gentleman tried surreptitiously in the sideboard and half-killed himself with eating.”
“Sometimes they conspire to run a man up the huge stair, and bring him, half-killed and fainting, to the top.”
“These cells they stuff full of half-dead spiders and caterpillars, which they seem wonderfully to know how to sting to that degree as to leave them paralysed but alive, until their eggs are hatched; and the larvae feed on the horrid mass of powerless, half-killed victims — a sight which has been described by an enthusiastic naturalist18 as curious and pleasing!”
“He'd have had me half-killed for attacking the steward.”
“Still beneath his sack, his hoarse croak demanded aggrievedly: "Where were you so long, and me half-killed?”
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