dead or dying

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  • Yet nearly all my old friends seem to be dead or dying. Cited from Early Letters of George Wm. Curtis, ed. G.W. Cooke
  • Within two minutes, twelve men and several horses were dead or dying.
  • "If you have found my daughter dead or dying, speak and fear not!" Cited from The Black Douglas, by S. R. Crockett
  • If this comes to you by strange hands, I shall be dead or dying. Cited from The Bow of Orange Ribbon, by Amelia E. Barr
  • He found her lying in the snow, dead or dying from the cold.
  • The rest of the noble band lay dead or dying in the valley of Death. Cited from True Stories of Wonderful Deeds, by Anonymous
  • The cattle had been shot down as they ran at large, and lay dead or dying around. Cited from Wau-bun, by Mrs. John H. Kinzie [AKA: Juliette Augusta Magill Kinzie]
  • She was willing to help him, but her love for the time was dead or dying. Cited from A Girl in Ten Thousand, by L. T. Meade
  • After just a few seconds, four men lay dead or dying.
  • There did not lack dead or dying horses, nor, here and there, dead or wounded men. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
  • What it had come from they could not determine; there was nothing dead or dying there. Cited from Ailsa Paige, by Robert W. Chambers
  • After a street fight, the dogs are often discovered by police and animal control officers either dead or dying.
  • The solution has not come, and now the hopes are dead or dying. Cited from The Faith of the Millions (2nd series), by George Tyrrell
  • More and more men lay dead or dying. Cited from Elizabethan Sea Dogs, by William Wood
  • I was knocked down below after being wounded, and supposed to be dead or dying. Cited from Mark Seaworth, by William H.G. Kingston
  • As for the dead or dying man, he hadn't come into the picture. Cited from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Jules Verne
  • He also claimed that most of the landscaping was either dead or dying.
  • Of the man beside her, dead or dying, she must not, dared not think. Cited from The Girl of the Golden West, by David Belasco
  • The horses too, began to knock up, and one after another they were left behind dead or dying. Cited from History of Australian Exploration,by Ernest Favenc
  • It seemed that it must always be the abode of dead or dying things. Cited from The Scouts of the Valley, by Joseph A. Altsheler
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