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  1. A pestilential swamp on Sicily.
  2. The air was pestilential, stifling.
  3. The prevalence of crooks in mining is pestilential.
  4. Their snorting of a many-headed dragon filled the glow of noon with a pestilential vapor.
  5. They laid boards across the swampy, pestilential ground to keep their children’s feet out of the mud.

  6. At the present hour, the radiation of diseases from Paris extends to fifty leagues around the Louvre, taken as the hub of this pestilential wheel.
  7. Regardless of why, pestilential war had come to the Moslems, which split their empire almost in two, as they had done to the Christians 600 years before.
  8. As soon as he opened the door he felt the pestilential attack of the chamberpots, which were placed on the floor and all of which had been used several times.
  9. We were a season’d Crew—Men who had surviv’d Prison, Poverty, many pestilential Voyages—and we were hardy, much hardier than any King’s Navy we might meet.
  10. Here worms were ever reveling on the carcasses of the dead, and fires were ever kept burning to consume the noxious matter and to purge the air from its pestilential stench.
  11. Huge cotton trees had their buttresses stuffed with bones and skulls and human remains were littered about in every direction, while the whole of that terrible place reeked with pestilential odours.
  12. The convalescents there had a right to walk freely through the corridors to take exercise, and to breathe air less pestilential than that of our infirmary, which was close and saturated with deleterious emanations.
  13. A radiant Thursday was breaking over the golden domes of the city of the Viceroys, but Fermina Daza, standing at the railing, could not bear the pestilential stink of its glories, the arrogance of its bulwarks profaned by iguanas: the horror of real life.
  14. The sun was beginning to grow hot as the mail sloop made its way through the labyrinth of sailing ships that lay at anchor where the countless odors from the public market and the decaying matter on the bottom of the bay blended into one pestilential stench.
  15. Most of the passengers, above all the Europeans, abandoned the pestilential stench of their cabins and spent the night walking the decks, brushing away all sorts of predatory creatures with the same towel they used to dry their incessant perspiration, and at dawn they were exhausted and swollen with bites.

  16. Every century of Christian history teaches the lesson that not only are separate communities subject to rapid changes of belief and feeling, through the influence of leading minds; but that currents of thought sweep, like pestilential gales, over wide areas of Christendom, poisoning the ideas of men in millions, in a comparatively small number of years.
  17. Thus did the miseries of Jerusalem grow worse everyday, and the seditious were still more irritated by the calamities that were under, even while the famine preyed on themselves, after it had preyed upon the people; and indeed the multitude of carcasses that lay in heaps one upon another, was a horrible sight, and produced a pestilential stench which, which was a hindrance to those that would make sallies out of the city and fight the enemy.
  18. And indeed the multitude of carcasses that lay in heaps one upon another was a horrible sight, and produced a pestilential stench, which was a hindrance to those that would make sallies out of the city, and fight the enemy: but as those were to go in battle-array, who had been already use to ten thousand murders, and must tread upon those dead bodies as they marched along, so they were not terrified, nor did they pity men as they marched over them.

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