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destroyed physically or morally

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doomed to extinction

brought to ruin

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The good-natured Princess at once left her home and her family and hurried to the ruined castle, and took possession of the room with the golden bed.
Now one of the Princess's elder sisters, who was very inquisitive, had found out about everything, and went to pay her youngest sister a visit in the ruined castle.
As the water spread the weed followed them, until the ruined villas of the Thames valley were for a time lost in this red swamp, whose margin I explored, and much of the desolation the Martians had caused was concealed.
Soon we came upon a row of open graves, cut in the solid rock--(for a while one of them served Socrates for a prison)--we passed around the shoulder of the hill, and the citadel, in all its ruined magnificence, burst upon us
On several occasions Tarzan had thought that he discerned things moving behind the ruined portions of the wall near to them, as though creatures were watching them from behind the bulwarks of the ancient pile.
In places these had fallen, and the wall was ruined, but it was in a much better state of preservation than the outer wall.
Could it be possible that even now a remnant of that lost race inhabited the ruined grandeur that had once been their progenitor?
And so that all might learn the history of their land, he rebuilt the ruined monasteries and opened schools in them once more.
He has behaved very wrongly indeed, and ruined two people's lives.
He seized her in his arms, and said with a hasty voice, "We're ruined, Mary.
So imprisoned and tortured was this gentle little heart, when in the month of March, Anno Domini 1815, Napoleon landed at Cannes, and Louis XVIII fled, and all Europe was in alarm, and the funds fell, and old John Sedley was ruined.
A great deal more of what the gentleman with the gray whiskers said to show in what way Russia was ruined by the emancipation struck him indeed as very true, new to him, and quite incontestable.
I,' pursued Clennam, without attending to him, 'who have ruined my partner
Tulliver's grandfather had been heard to say that he was descended from one Ralph Tulliver, a wonderfully clever fellow, who had ruined himself.
Turning round to look about them when they had got thus far, they saw, among some ruined buildings at a distance, one single solitary light.