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  • If Khiindi had ever felt any gratitude to his sire for hauling him out of the death-ridden corridor of the/Blanca,

    First Warning

  • She is a twisted soul of forty-five, a death-ridden woman, haunted by dreams.

    The Crucible

  • Their ears were always awake, registering sounds from the sodden, death-ridden fields beneath them, and above, but they heard nothing beyond the drip of the rain, an occasional groan from a man tortured by rheumatism, and the long-drawn scream of a distant shell.

    The Dark Tower

  • It seemed to her that she was enduring all the sorrows of the ages; that she was brain-tortured by the death agonies of all humanity; that all the uselessness, all the meaninglessness, all the utter weariness of the death-ridden world pressed upon her, suffocating her, forcing her to stillness, slowing the beating of her heart, the intake of her breath.

    The Heart of the Desert Kut-Le of the Desert

  • They sank into restless death-ridden dreaming; and so it was many nights, until the dawn that they fronted a swift river, black from its snowy banks, saw the rising pine hills opposite and were swept possibly by mistake into the center of comprehensible action -- a picture lifted from the hundred-mile ruck.

    Red Fleece

  • All her thoughts were busy planning how to keep possession of that weapon which had seemed to have drawn into itself every danger and menace on the death-ridden earth.

    Victory

  • But Love Story didn't just spawn the death-ridden romantic weepie.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • He's still having his love affair with death, and his idea of artistic achievement (for himself, at least) may always be something death-ridden, spare, perfectly structured -- something that talks of the higher things.

    This Recording

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