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  • At least I can always go back to designing automated unmanned aerial underwater man-killing robots and software.

    First Briefing on Human Space Flight Review - NASA Watch

  • This book, set earlier than the previous, shows more of the panic and extreme behavior driven by the growing spread of the man-killing plague.

    *Ooku: The Inner Chambers Books 1 and 2 — Recommended » Manga Worth Reading

  • The Iron Man lost control, and rushed and plunged, delivering great swings and upper-cuts of man-killing quality.

    CHAPTER VIII

  • Deep Lake up over the enormous hog-back and down to Linderman, the man-killing race against winter kept on.

    LIKE ARGUS OF THE ANCIENT TIMES

  • Heart-high, I say, my rapier entered Pasquini's side on the right, but it did not emerge, on the left, for, well-nigh through him, it met a rib (oh, man-killing is butcher's work!) with such a will that the forcing overbalanced him, so that he fell part backward and part sidewise to the ground.

    Chapter 11

  • But she had carelessly ventured out unarmed, and she followed the glance of Gogoomy to her waist and saw the pleased flash in his eyes as he perceived the absence of the dreadful man-killing revolver.

    Chapter 22

  • I continued to stroll up and down beside this massive relic of the past, and to listen to his hints and muttered reminiscences of old man-killing and man-driving days.

    CHAPTER II

  • In various versions of Homer's nearly 3,000-year-old epic poem "The Iliad," the Trojan warrior Hector is referred to as "glorious," "flashing helmeted," and "man-killing."

    It's Not All Greek to Him

  • A dog no bigger than Michael dragging out of the saddle a man-killing outlaw whom scores of officers could not catch!

    CHAPTER XXXVI

  • Where is this fine honor, Tom, which put you on a man-killing rage a moment ago?

    THEFT

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