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Example sentences from the Web for orcus
An important natural enemy of this scale is the steel-blue ladybird beetle (Orcus chalybus), introduced from Australia.Garden Pests in New Zealand|D. Miller
Orcus was Graecised as Plutus, but was himself totally without personality.The Religious Experience of the Roman People|W. Warde Fowler
One may bring the greatest and most marvellous thing to perfection; it must yet go down to Orcus unhonoured and unsung.Thoughts Out of Season (Part II)|Friedrich Nietzsche
Down with it, man: down with it to Orcus: let the whole accursed edifice sink thither, and tyranny be swallowed up for ever!
Has gone blundering down into Orcus and the shark's belly, in that unutterable manner.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle