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They were seen crossing the stage with hanging heads, care-worn brows, pale cheeks, as though pursued by some abominable thought or a prey to some persistent sport of fate.
With hanging heads they walked away along the street under the trees.
The statue of the Virgin on top of the church was hanging head downwards and the French people believed that when it fell the war would come to an end.
Was the disfigured body hanging head down, with the body of Claretta Petacci, in Piazzale Loreto in Milan the real body of II Ducei Or was it perhaps Mussolini's double?
How they ride, too, these wiry Cossacks - hanging head downwards from the saddle, feet in air, arms extended, threatened every second with skull fractures from the horse's feet as they fly like the wind around the arena.