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Terror

 

an extinct volcano in Antarctica, on Ross Peninsula, off the coast of Victoria Land. Mount Terror rises to an elevation of 3,262 m. It is composed of basalts and is covered by glaciers. It was discovered in 1841 by J. C. Ross, who named it for one of the ships in his expedition.

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with solid pavement under your feet, surrounded by kind neigh- bors ready to cheer you or to fall on you, stepping delicately between the butcher and the policeman, in the holy terror of scandal and gallows and lunatic asylums --how can you imagine what particular region of the first ages a man's untrammeled feet may take him into by the way of solitude--utter solitude without a police- man--by the way of silence, utter silence, where no warning voice of a kind neighbor can be heard whisper- ing of public opinion?
Say, we've had no such holy terror come to hand this many a year.
Holmes, and it is the only time that ever I knew what love was-- it fairly drove me mad to think that she was in the power of the greatest brute and bully in South Africa--a man whose name is a holy terror from Kimberley to Johannesburg.

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