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					Vocabulary Sentences: from Lord of the Flies
1. Ralph was full of fright and apprehension and pride. (113)
2. “I hit him with my spear, I wounded him,” Ralph said indignantly. (114)
3. Jack had him by the hair and was brandishing his knife. (114)
4. Everybody agreed [with Ralph] sagely. (118)
5. Ralph sighed, sensing the rising antagonism, understanding that this was how Jack felt as
soon as he ceased to lead. (118)
6. The word was too good, too bitter, too successfully daunting to be repeated. (119)
7. They heard him blunder against the trunk which rocked violently. (121)
8. So they sat, the rocking, tapping, impervious Roger and Ralph, fuming. (121)
9. “Go up and see,” Jack said contemptuously, “and good riddance.” (124)
10. The wood he fetched was close at hand, a fallen tree on the platform that they did not need
for the assembly, yet to the others the sanctity of the platform had protected even what was
useless there. (130)
11. If Jack was astonished by their fervor he did not show it. (133)
12. The half-shut eyes were dim with the infinite cynicism of adult life. (137)
13. They were regarding him gravely, not yet troubled by any doubts about his sufficiency.
(141)
14. Ralph grimaced [after being frustrated with the boys’ behavior]. (142)
15. He walked drearily between the trunks, his face empty of expression. (145)
16. Then as the blue material of the parachute collapsed the corpulent figure would bow
forward, sighing, and the flies settle once more. (146)
17. Piggy was inspecting the looming sky through his glass, 'I don't like them clouds,
Remember how it rained just after we landed? (147)
18. His stomach protruded and the water dried on it. (148)
19. Piggy once more was the center of social derision so that everyone felt cheerful and normal.
(149)
20. Jack rose from the log that was his throne and sauntered to the edge of the grass. (150)
21. “I’m chief,” Ralph said tremulously. (150)
22. It held them each in a dimple of tension, then suddenly accepted them with an inaudible
syllable and moved on. (153)
23. Softly, surrounded by a fringe of inquisitive bright creatures, itself a silver shape beneath
the steadfast constellations, Simon’s dead body moved out toward the open sea. (154)
24. Piggy and Ralph under the threat of the sky, found themselves eager to take a place in this
demented but partly secure society. (152)

				
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