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carrion

dead and rotting flesh
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And ever since that long-gone day have the dead of this fabled land been carried to the Carrion Caves, that in death and decay they might serve their country and warn away invading enemies.
He rubbed his cheek against mine in a final caress, and a moment later was speeding through the Carrion Caves toward the outer world.
In my note to Carthoris I had given explicit directions for locating the Carrion Caves, impressing upon him the necessity for making entrance to the country beyond through this avenue, and not to attempt under any circumstances to cross the ice-barrier with a fleet.
The Carrion Caves consist of a series of twenty-seven connecting chambers, and present the appearance of having been eroded by running water in some far-gone age when a mighty river found its way to the south through this single breach in the barrier of rock and ice that hems the country of the pole.
We were afterward to learn that but once a month is it possible to find all the apts of the Carrion Caves in a single chamber.
There the two carrion-eaters commenced to circle the chamber while the human carrion, their master, now in a perfect frenzy of demoniacal rage, ran to and fro in an effort to intercept them, striking out with his cudgel and lashing them with his tongue, calling down upon them the curses of whatever gods and demons he could summon to memory, and describing in lurid figures the ignominy of their ancestors.
Carrion (IMT) marco un hito importante en la aspiracion de los profesores y alumnos de la Facultad de Medicina, quienes desde hacia varios anos deseaban contar con un instituto de investigaciones que dedicara sus esfuerzos al estudio de la patologia nacional prevalente.
Diane Carrion filed the $485,464 lawsuit against J.
Starlings claimed first place with an average of nine birds seen per school, moving up from fifth position, while carrion crows moved up one place to eighth.
Starlings held onto the number two spot, but carrion crows moved up two places from fifth in 2013 to third this year.
GARCIA CARRION, Marta: Por un cine patrio: cultura cinematografica y nacionalismo espanol (1926-1936), Valencia, Universitat de Valencia, 2013, 343 pp.
The developers - a joint venture by Cruden Homes (East) Ltd and Buccleuch Property - have just released the Carrion showhome.