The way we're operating is killing us.
He hadn't thought it as harsh as it was, just like he thought nothing of killing anything in his path, but seeing the look on a normal human's face reminded him he'd been close to losing what humanity he possessed for quite a while.
This business about Annie is killing me so much I can't think straight.
Not worried about him killing me.
Dusty knew the memory of killing in order to be initiated wasn't something even Bianca could take away from him.
I'm just trying to run an inn and keep the guests from killing each other.
You were mumbling in your sleep about killing people.
It's killing me to not know what happened.
The scientist in Quinn yearned for answers and it was killing him that Howie was obdurate about limiting his gift.
Good. Have fun killing things.
Molly will find out, someone, this monster that's killing all these people; he'll find someone and force them tell.
I've not slept through the night since this monster began killing people!
She'll have a protector to keep him from killing her, but anyone else you'd send wouldn't last the week.
History shows us that these justifications of the events have no common sense and are all contradictory, as in the case of killing a man as the result of recognizing his rights, and the killing of millions in Russia for the humiliation of England.
They figure it for a killing site.
"Besides," Quinn interrupted, "If I tried to set Howie that far back we'd be lucky to get within twenty miles of New Bedford and a couple of days of the killing.
Howie broke out in a sweat when he thought about actually witnessing a killing.
Nearly two weeks had passed since the killing.
Do you think he planned the entire killing?
"Maybe this new information is enough to stop him from his killing spree," Betsy said.
"No. Too much time elapsed before the killing was known and made public," I answered.
It was too soon after the Morley killing.
Sorry. When I read about the killing in Canada my mind went blank on everything else.
Then he asked, "Was there a killing in Santa Barbara that you know about or you're looking at?"
That's why I put him as a possible for killing my neighbor Annie.
As for Luke the Fluke, he sounds like John Luke Grasso to a tee and a prime suspect for killing my friend's sister.
Killing time as I waited, I picked up a discarded newspaper on a vacated seat next to me.
We were content to allow him this small title of uniqueness knowing it was killing him to be so close to a scientific miracle with hands tied and mouth gagged against announcing his findings to the world.
Still borderline on the killing.
She didn't believe she'd turn into a princess any more than she believed she wanted anything to do with killing anyone.
The armory was not the collection of a wealthy connoisseur; this was the personal armory of a man accustomed to killing often.
I just found out my father's running around killing people, and you expect me to trust a stranger when I don't even know if I can trust him anymore?
I get off on killing you idiots, she said in the same calm voice she used with Jonny.
The number of beings capable of killing one was less than five, and the last thing they needed was an Original Being showing up to complicate matters.
She rose and trailed him from the house to the car, unable to guess what could agitate him if killing people didn't.
His visions were more than just his death; they were the first-person experience of the torturing and killing of many, many others, as if she were mutilating others.
I would say it was a rough lesson in history when the kings of my time learned that killing a woman with the intent to bring her back as your servant doesn't really work as they'd planned, he explained.
Something more than Dusty killing bad guys was upsetting her.
They've been killing themselves with cyanide pills, Rainy added.
She saw killing in his future, but only in defense of his family.
"You mean without killing anyone else," she said, crossing her arms again.
"They can't risk killing you," Jule said.
He offered her a choice: to cure the inoperable brain tumor killing her or to outright kill her before she declined, whichever outcome she preferred.
You were killing so many people?
Even while you were killing me.
Do you remember what I taught you about killing?
No more men like Wynn killing me slowly.
Pumpkin Green returned while Dean was killing the few minutes before he left.
Switching the bones and killing him in the first place are two different acts—forty years apart.
He was the one who switched the bones, killing two stones with one bird—" "I think you've got that a bit mixed up," Dean offered, but Fred was on a roll.
—he'd cover up the killing and make you look like a fool and win the election!
You said you were lost in 1941, after the killing.
Brandon Westlake was portrayed as a delusional old man bent on killing any and all witnesses to his half-century-old deed.
The killing plagued Brandon for a lifetime.
In the meantime, Wynn was trapped in a room that felt way too small with the deity he meant to kill instead of the human he almost succeeded in killing.
Right now, the only thing that made much sense was killing shit.
In the meantime, killing dealers he used to consider colleagues or allies weighed heavily on his emotions at a time when he needed to think clearly.
He looked around to make sure he hadn't missed anything else that might give him a sign as to what Darkyn was doing by killing off an Ancient Immortal.
"Something like you kidnapping me, killing me and claiming my soul?" she challenged.
The demons stopped killing human kids.
But I can't … it's killing me not to tell you.
She was scared, probably because he was a second away from killing her.
I've got an army of bored assassins on the verge of killing off the wrong souls.
Was it for killing herself or for killing Gabriel?
I thought you'd admit to killing Logan at least.
If he admitted not to killing Wynn, she'd return immediately.
Gazing at the muscular man who freely admitted to killing for a living, Deidre couldn't help thinking she never wanted to see something he couldn't handle.
Thank you for not killing Wynn.
What did he have to gain by curing or killing her?
I … can't …get to it without killing her.
He just needed to find the right combination of factors that would allow him to withdraw the soul from her head without killing her.
The only difference is that you will not have a tumor killing you.
Come. Wynn's magic is killing you faster than anticipated.
I'm violating Immortal Code by serving you, by locking Rhyn in Hell to keep Kris from killing him.
The only thing that concerned him now was killing Kris.
When he was out of Hell, he'd already planned on kicking the ass of their eldest brother, Andre, and killing Kris.
Just the pleasure of killing me.
I repaid you by not killing you.
Kris never knew and never forgave him for killing the woman he meant to take as his mate.
No more hunting, tracking, targeting, hurting, killing, or anything else.
He propped her up, and she sagged against him, unable to keep from crying at the thought of one sworn to protect humanity nearly killing her!
Rhyn said nothing, aware the penalty for an Ancient killing another Ancient was death-death and eternal Hell.
I broke Immortal Code to grant your favor of not killing Rhyn.
Rhyn had become like a brother to him, and the idea of killing his mate reopened wounds that hadn.t bled since he stood in this place thousands of years before.
Go back to killing things, Rhyn.
Were you responsible for killing Andre?
He gathered the tools of the trade, weapons for killing quickly this time, and stepped through the portal to the shadow world.
Suddenly, she wondered just how well demons could shapeshift and why they.d lock Ully in the closet instead of killing him.
He.d learned this the hard way when Andre refused to do more than send Rhyn to Hell for killing Lilith.
Killing in cold blood was forbidden.
"Believe it or not, I was thinking of killing someone else," Kris replied, rising.
Right, because killing in cold blood isn.t something a Council member does.
Nope. Consider not killing you my resignation.
By the time she returned to the large row house, she was looking forward to an addition to their home who may not fear killing spiders and other bugs.
The prisoner disabled without killing and without using his knife, which was tucked in his boot.
While back-country skiing was also popular, the ever constant danger of killing snow slides made marked trails a safer method of enjoying this vigorous sport.
Or killing in general.
He wondered if this beautiful, loving, compassionate wife of his whom he loved so dearly, was really capable of killing another human being.
Just thinking a guy's a jerk doesn't usually result in your killing him.
While he hated even speculating about a child murderer, it was the first time Shipton's attempted killing began to make any sense.
We can't say if she planned on killing him with it or was just protecting herself but later she used it to cut his line.
Dean knew in time, he'd get over the sudden death of Edith Shipton but he also knew the fact he failed to stop her from killing herself would remain with him forever.
It seems to me, that Edith had a very rapid mood change from flaunting her nakedness in front of Claire to...killing herself, practically minutes later.
So you think Shipton came out here to Ouray with the intention of killing his wife?
Dean remembered the Ride the Rockies bike tour, when he had fallen, nearly killing himself, but put his bruised and cut body back on a bike, just to finish.
Killing one human, before my command, will bring a death sentence.
Each day of the following two weeks, Gabriel retrieved the couple, brought them to the same room, and schooled them in the art of feeding without killing.
He had promised to keep tonight light, and would, but it was killing him.
My feet are killing me.
If we were to be together at the full moon, do you think something would prevent her from killing me?
If it isn't the skunks and opossum killing the chickens, it's the weeds taking over the garden.
Memories of almost being raped, of Brady killing someone in front of her … Her chest seized, and she dropped to her knees.
His declaration was unhesitant, like his response to killing people.
"If I had a gun, I might have almost thought of killing him," she admitted.
The only other thing that made him feel alive was killing and destroying – the demon side of him that always won out.
And I forbid you from killing Toby! He's annoying and mouthy, but he's just a boy. Or an angel or something.
I can't imagine killing an angel is any better than killing a little boy.
Rhyn clenched his fists. Darkyn said nothing else and walked away, disappearing into the morning shadows of the forest. Rhyn felt fevered. His power was leaking out of his body, killing the plants around him. He grappled to control what he could, aware he would soon not have that option.
She studied him, not understanding why the necklace with his family's souls was worth killing her for one day and not a concern the next.
If Darkyn is serious about killing us, he'll come back. I'm safer with you.
"I wouldn't call killing things good," Rhyn said.
"And your father. Almost like you're making up for your mother killing him and then Andre killing her," Gabe said.
You need help killing demons?
They shouldn't be. I heard a story once about the Army of Souls. I'm wondering if they are what Darkyn was after, not killing Death.
Any new happening outside the mundane assortment of drug cases, burglaries, domestic disturbances or a semi-annual Saturday night passion killing came as a welcome change.
Instead he mounted his bike and began the long climb up the hill, killing time before his Thursday night date.
The entire city was deep in slumber with the exception of a crazy ex-running back and an exhausted cop intent on killing him.
You're a bit early; I was just killing some time.
What would Alex do if he found out Brutus was killing deer?
So you think Brutus is killing deer?
What if Brutus is killing deer?
Why would he suddenly start killing deer?
Anyway, you don't think he's killing deer or you'd do something about it yourself.
I'm afraid Brutus might be killing deer.
I thought Brutus might be killing deer.
The fact was, she wasn't sure how he would react if he discovered Brutus was killing deer.
They needed to get all their land fenced so no hunters would be wandering in and killing off the wildlife.
What dismay she felt at Jonny's first killing a week ago had slid into understanding that the Black God was merely becoming what he was.
It was easier than killing a vamp.
He had some ideas to test about killing Others.
He continued to gaze at her, his eyes showing the same fire Darian's had when he returned from killing Others.
Killing five Others is no joke.
As the brother charged with watching over Darian, Dusty had been responsible for keeping the Grey God from killing himself and others during his angry teenager stage.
He'd learned a few things about killing from the previous Black God, lessons that would now serve him well.
I can't have you killing off sources I sleep with.
That you could run around killing and threatening them without any kind of retribution?
This pissed your kind off while killing Others pissed them off?
"They had much worse intentions than killing me," she countered.
Killing Memon here would not win him armies or Rissa.
Killing her would be a mistake, Father.
He had no intention of killing Rissa despite what she had done to him.
What would you have me do after killing her?
"Memon doesn't mind you killing his men?" she challenged, seeking to keep from falling entirely beneath his spell.
He was madder than she was to think killing someone would save them!
But not for killing Ed.
Alright, I accept responsibility for killing your horse, but it was an accident.
Of course, to be fair, Sam was an employee and Alex would have to live with the results of whatever she did … like killing his horse.
She, Eden, the Original Human, would be the one who saved the human realm by killing the Gatekeeper, the God who maintained the bridges between worlds.
With so few remaining from his time, Xander was usually pleased to see the man responsible for killing any vamps Xander created.
Killing women is so much better.
"For the love of God, stop with the killing talk!" she replied, distressed.
He admitted to killing people and monitoring her.
No one outside the woman who adopted me and turned me into a killing machine.
He was largely immune to the world, but he had some depth of emotion, if he respected his mother's memory by not killing women.
By not killing many women.
By Darian's occasional laugh and the hungry fire in Xander's features, they enjoyed killing.
He's killing your enemies.
Or killing those who betrayed him.
I planned on killing you.
While the majority of the Thysanoptera are thus vegetarian in their diet, and are frequently injurious in farm and garden, some species, at least occasionally, adopt a predaceous habit, killing aphids and small mites (so-called "red-spiders") and sucking their juices.
On the right bank, near this bridge, is the cave in which Wallace concealed himself after killing Hezelrig and which still bears his name.
The industry gravitated to New Zealand, and finally died out, chiefly through the wasteful practice of killing the calves to secure the capture of the mothers.
It is true that the killing of the god plays a prominent part in primitive cults, as has been shown more particularly through the valuable researches of J.
The natives showed their usual hostility, killing all stragglers.
The breathing becomes shallow, the drug killing, like nearly all neurotic poisons (alcohol, morphia, prussic acid, &c.), by paralysis of the respiratory centre, and the patient dying in a state of coma.
In scabies (itch) it is the best remedy, killing the male parasite, which remains on the surface of the skin.
(c) Human representatives of the corn or vegetation spirits are killed; in these, as in other cases of the sacrifice of the man-god cited by Dr Frazer, the killing of the old god is at the same time the making of a new god.
That conditions are favourable to the animal industry is shown by the fact that in 1897 the valleys of northern Nevada were so overrun with wild horses, to the detriment of the grazing grounds for cattle, that the legislature authorized the killing of such animals.
gatel, " he kills," " he is killing " (sometimes " he is about to kill ").
gatel wa, " he was killing."
The workers of these ants range over the country in large armies, killing and carrying off all the insects and spiders that they find and sometimes attacking 'vertebrates.
Oedipus fulfils an ancient prophecy in killing his father; he is the blind instrument in the hands of fate.
This habit can be used as a means of killing them, by placing boards or sacks covered with tar below the trees, which are then gently shaken.
His death was annually celebrated in Persia by a feast called "the killing of the magian," at which no magian was allowed to show himself (Herod.
Under the old forest laws of England it was one of the "beasts of the forest," and, as such, under the Norman kings the unprivileged killing of it was punishable by death or the loss of a member.
Another way in which a demon is held to cause disease is by introducing itself into the patient's body and sucking his blood; the Malays believe that a woman who dies in childbirth becomes a langsuir and sucks the blood of children; victims of the lycanthrope are sometimes said to be done to death in the same way; and it is commonly believed in Africa that the wizard has the power of killing people in this way, probably with the aid of a familiar.
It's been said, where a man of another race might not improbably commit suicide, a Malay runs amok, killing all whom he may meet until he himself is slain.
74), or by killing his son Pelops (q.v.).
The two friends by their united force succeed in killing the bull, and then after performing certain votive and purification rites return to Erech, where they are hailed with joy In this adventure it is clearly Eabani who is artificially introduced in order to maintain the association with Gilgamesh.
Here, however, they were obliged to surrender, many killing themselves after putting to death their wives and children, the rest being massacred by the citizens.
The average number of seals killed annually is about 33,000.1 The 1 Owing to representations of the Swedish government in 1874 as to the killing of seals at breeding time on the east coast of Greenland, and the consequent loss of young seals left to die of starvation, the Seal Fisheries Act 1875 was passed in England to provide for the establishment of a close time for seal fishery in the seas in question.
In the south the season is usually without killing frost from early in May to late in September, but in the north it is not uncommon late in May or early in September.
The Turks fired, killing Lieutenant G.
Kosher meat is labelled with the name of the slaughterer and the date of killing.
The family produced not a few turbulent warriors during the Hundred Years' War, and the cardinal's father, Francois du Plessis, seigneur de Richelieu, began his career by killing the murderer of his elder brother and then fighting through the wars of religion, first as a favourite of Henry III., and after his death under Henry IV.
A Zulu kraal having been raided, the Zulu retaliated and, surrounding a small Boer commando, succeeded in killing every member of it.
In the desert, too, there is a widely scattered tribe, the Salubi, which from its name (Salib, cross) is conjectured to be of early Christian origin; they are great hunters, killing ostriches and gazelles; the Arabs despise them as an inferior race, but do not harm them; they pay a small tax to the tribe under whose protection they live, and render service as labourers, for which they receive in the spring milk and cheese; at the date harvest they get wages in kind; with this, and the produce of the chase, they manage to exist in the desert without agriculture or flocks.
He spends his days chasing the beasts of the forest, running them down by sheer speed, or killing them with darts (javelots) or bow and arrows, the only weapons he knows.
In 1736 a smuggler named Wilson, who had won popularity by helping a companion to escape from the Tolbooth prison, was hanged; and, some slight disturbance occurring at the execution, the city guard fired on the mob, killing a few and wounding a considerable number of persons.
It is singular that Joab is not blamed for killing Absalom, but it would indeed be strange if the man who helped to reconcile father and son (2 Sam.
At the opening of the Civil War the city was occupied by Federal troops, and great excitement throughout the North was caused by the killing (May 24, 1861) of Colonel E.
On the 22nd of January the killing of a Protestant at the capital (Mengo) pro- Civil War, 1891.
While Lincoln was at Worcester Shays planned to capture the arsenal at Springfield, but on the 25th of January Shepard's men fired upon Shays's followers, killing four and putting the rest to flight.
Capture begins among the lower tribes with the hand, without devices, developing knack and skill in seizing, pursuing, climbing, swimming, and maiming without weapons; and proceeds to gathering with devices that take the place of the hand in dipping, digging, hooking and grasping; weapons for striking, whether clubs, missiles or projectiles; edged weapons of capture, which were rare in America; piercing devices for capture, in lances, barbed spears, harpoons and arrows; traps for enclosing, arresting and killing, such as pens, cages, pits, pen-falls, nets, hooks, nooses, clutches, adhesives, deadfalls, impalers, knife traps and poisons; animals consciously and unconsciously aiding in capture; fire in the form of torches, beacons, burning out and smoking out; poisons and asphyxiators; the accessories to hunting, including such changes in food, dress, shelter, travelling, packing, mechanical tools and intellectual apparatus as demanded by these arts.
On the 17th of March 1691 Leisler's force fired on the king's soldiers, killing two and wounding several.
Jesus withdraws to the Judaean desert, but soon returns, six days before Passover, to Bethany; Mary anoints Him, a crowd comes to see Him and Lazarus, and the hierarchs then plan the killing of Lazarus also.
In the parable Lazarus returns not to earth, since Abraham foresees that the rich man's brethren would disbelieve even if one rose from the dead; in the corresponding allegory, Lazarus does actually return to life, and the Jews believe so little as to determine upon killing the very Life Himself.
Killing frosts often occur in June and return again early in September.
Gilgamesh's conquest of the divine bull was placed under Taurus; his slaying of the tyrant Khumbaba (the prototype of Geryon) in the fifth month typified the victory of light over darkness, represented in plastic art by the group of a lion killing a bull, which is the form ordinarily given to the sign Leo on Ninevite cylinders.
During the rebellion of the Cossack chief, Bogdan Chmielnicki (1640), the Poles took it by assault, killing 14,000 persons and burning 5000 houses.
In 1708 250 French and Indians attacked the village, killing 40 of its inhabitants.
When used to hunt rabbits it is provided with a muzzle, or, better and more usual, a cope, made by looping and knotting twine about the head and snout, in order to prevent it killing its quarry, in which case it would gorge itself and go to sleep in the hole.
After the destruction of Thebes by the Epigoni, Alcmaeon carried out his father's injunctions by killing his mother, as a punishment for which he was driven mad and pursued by the Erinyes from place to place.
They also use this whip for killing snakes which they are said to eat.
- Cattle are respected by many pastoral peoples; they live on milk or game, and the killing of an ox is a sacrificial function.
At Whydah, the chief centre, there is a serpent temple, tenanted by some fifty snakes; every python of the danh-gbi kind must be treated with respect, and death is the penalty for killing one, even by accident.
They consider killing, violence, and in general all relations to living beings not based on love as opposed to their conscience and to the will of God.
His funeral was celebrated at once, as he had wished, and not a few of his soldiers followed their master's example by killing themselves at his pyre.
Here in the spring the half-dozen or more coyote pups are brought forth; and it is said that at this season the old ones systematically drive any large game they may be chasing as near to their burrow, where the young coyotes are waiting to be fed, as possible before killing it, in order to save the labour of dragging it any great distance.
The signaculum oris forbids all eating of unclean food (which included all bodies of animals, wine, &c. - vegetable diet being allowed because plants contained more light, though the killing of plants, or even plucking their fruit and breaking their twigs, was not permitted), as well as all impure speech.
By certain acts of congress, passed between 1868 and 1873, the killing of seals was prohibited upon the islands of the Pribiloff group and in "the waters adjacent thereto" except upon certain specified conditions.
In 1870 the exclusive rights of killing seals upon these islands was leased by the United States to the Alaska Commercial Company, upon conditions limiting the numbers to be taken annually, and otherwise providing for their protection.
In one such raid upon the Masulipatam coast they plundered 339 villages, killing or wounding 682 persons, torturing 3600 and carrying off property worth a quarter of a million.
The fungus-mycelium will go on growing indefinitely in the cambium layer, thus killing and destroying a larger area year by year.
In the old times birds were protected by the native belief that divine messages were conveyed by bird cries, and by royal edict forbidding the killing of species furnishing the material for feather cloaks, contributions towards which were long almost the only taxes paid.
Rigby had kept up a continuous fire with their pompoms and Lewis guns till two heavy shells got home on it, killing or disabling everyone there except Sergt.
A big shell went through the upper deck and burst just where 56 marines were waiting to charge up the gangways, killing 49 and wounding seven.
As it is impossible that we shall ever discover any new furbearing animals other than those we know, it behoves responsible authorities to enforce close seasons and restrictions, as to the sex and age, in the killing for the purpose of equalizing the numbers of the catches.
Besides these there are some very rich brown skins which were formerly in such request in Europe, especially Russia, that undue killing occurred until 1899, when the government stopped for a time the taking of any of this class.
In 1659 the massacre of several drunken Indians by the soldiers caused a general rising of the Indians, who unsuccessfully attacked the stockade, killing some of the soldiers and inhabitants, and capturing and torturing others.
Spencer, has versified the tale of Llewelyn, king of Wales, leaving Gelert and the baby prince at home, returning to find Gelert stained with,the blood of a wolf, and killing the hound because he thought his child was slain.
He appears, however, as a general rule, only to kill when hungry or attacked, and not for the mere pleasure of killing, as with some other carnivorous animals.
He, moreover, by no means limits himself to animals of his own killing, but, according to Selous, often prefers eating game that has been killed by man, even when not very fresh, to taking the trouble to catch an animal himself.
With the gradual disuse of the old barbarous punishments so universal in medieval times came also a reversal of opinion as to the magnitude of the crime involved in killing a child not yet born.
Wodehouse headed off a part of this force from the river at Argin, and, after a sharp action, completely defeated it, killing 900, among whom were many important amirs, and taking 50o prisoners and 12 banners, with very small loss to his own troops.
killing of the fish in the river (vii.
In 1343 the men of Hexham were accused of pretending to be Scots and imprisoning many people of Northumberland and Cumberland, killing some and extorting ransoms for others.
The year of his death was, par excellence, " The Killing Time," thanks to Renwick and his associates and the Rye House plotters.
a differential destruction, which prevents certain classes of individuals from breeding by killing them, and a series of processes leading to di f ferential fertility among the survivors, without necessarily involving any differential deathrate.
the local police assisted by the peasantry attacked the band, killing many, including Pisacane himself, and capturing most of the rest.
It consists of a rock-hewn altar of burnt-offering with a place for killing the victims beside it and a shallow court, perhaps intended to hold water, in front: the most complete specimen of an ancient Semitic sanctuary that is known.'
At the approach of winter he gathered his troops into the chief cities and declined operations in the field, while the Alamannic brothers marched through Italy, killing and plundering.
He soon became known for revolutionary opinions, and in 1847, after killing an opponent in a duel, he resigned his commission.
6 At Thebes - the Thebans were SerpentigenaeApollo took the place of Cadmus, who, after killing the dragon which guarded a well and freeing the district, had ended by being turned into a serpent.
On the 2nd of September 1885 the miners at Rock Springs attacked about 400 Chinamen who had been brought by the railway to work in the mines, killing about fifty of them and driving the remainder from the district.
In parts of the state it became impossible to get a jury composed of these small squatters to convict anybody for stealing or killing cattle, and so bad did this become that, in 1892, certain cattlemen formed a small army of mounted men and invaded the central part of the state with the avowed intention of killing all the men generally considered to be stock thieves, an episode known as the Johnson County Raid.
Killing frosts do not occur before the middle of October, nor later than the last part of April.
Killing frosts may occur as early as the first of October and as late as the last of May.
He upheld American rights in Samoa, pursued a vigorous diplomacy with Italy over the lynching of eleven Italians, all except three of them American naturalized citizens, in New Orleans on the 14th of May 1891, held a firm attitude during the strained relations between the United States and Chile (growing largely out of the killing and wounding of American sailors of the U.S. ship "Baltimore" by Chileans in Valparaiso on the 16th of October 1891), and carried on with Great Britain a resolute controversy over the seal fisheries of Bering Sea, - a difference afterwards settled by arbitration.
Joyce, Old Celtic Romances.) With this well-known romance is connected the wide-spread belief in Ireland of ill-fortune following the killing of a swan.
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