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" A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, destroyed every temple. The miserable inhabitants, flying from their flaming villages, in part were slaughtered; others, without regard to sex, to age, to the respect of rank or sacredness... "
The Bachelor's Wife: A Selection of Curious and Interesting Extracts, with ... - Page 16
by John Galt - 1824 - 444 pages
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 3

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1795
...can adequately tell. All the horrors of war before known or heard of were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed...to the respect of rank, or sacredness of function, enveloped in a whirlwind of cavalry, were swept into captivity in an unknown and hostile laud. One...
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The Manual of Liberty, Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Civil rights - 1795 - 406 pages
...can adequately tell. All the horrors of war before known or heard of, were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed...others; without regard to sex, to age, to the respect of xank, or sacredness of function; fathers torn from children, husbands frcm wives, enveloped in a whirlwind...
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History of Great Britain, from the Revolution, 1688, to the ..., Volume 7

William Belsham - 1805
...caft adequately tell. All the horrors of war before known or heard of were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed...sex, to age, to the respect of rank, or sacredness of furiction, enveloped in a whirlwind of cavalry, were swept into captivity in an unknown and hostile...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...Madras to the court of directors, 27th June 1769. t M i. Duodai's committee, Report 1. Appendix No. 29. universal fire blasted every field, consumed every...temple. The miserable inhabitants flying from their iaming villages, in part were slaughtered ; others, without regard to sex, to age, to the respect of...
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The Warrior's Looking Glass: Wherein is Shewn from Many High Authorities ...

George Beaumont - War - 1808 - 204 pages
...consumed miserable inhabitants flying from their flaming every house, destroyed every temple. Xhje villages, in part were slaughtered ; others, with;out regard to sex, to age, to the respect ol rank, oy sacredness 6f function; fathers torn fromchildren, husbands from wives, enveloped in a...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 3

Elegant extracts - 1812
...can adequately tell. All the horrours of war before known or heard of, were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed...temple. The miserable inhabitants, flying from their naming villages, in part were slaughtered; others, without regard to age, to the respect of rank, or...
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The Stranger: A Literary Paper, Volume 1

1813 - 424 pages
...range of modern eloquence.) WHEN at length Hyder All found that he had to do with men who would either sign no convention, or whom no treaty, and no signature...regard to sex, to age, to the respect of rank, or sacrcclness of function ; fathers torn from children, husbands from wives, enveloped in a whirlwind...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations ..., Volume 11, Part 2

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1814 - 803 pages
...the ravages of Ilyder Ally in that highly cultivated and populous quarter. At this period it is said a storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed...their flaming villages, in part were slaughtered, till one dead, uniform silence reigned over thr •whole region. In September 17SO, Hyder Ally surrounded...
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London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive ..., Volume 2

Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale - London (England) - 1814 - 4033 pages
...the ravages of Hyder Ally in that highly cultivated and populous quarter. At this period it is said a storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed...their flaming villages, in part •were slaughtered, till one dead, uniform silence reigned over the whole region. In September 1780, Hyder Ally surrounded...
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London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive ..., Volume 2

Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale - London (England) - 1814 - 4033 pages
...cultivated and populous quarter. At this period it is said a storm of universal fire blasted eveiy field, consumed every house, destroyed every temple,...their flaming villages, in part •were slaughtered, till one dead, uniform sileuce reigned over tha •whole region. In September 1780, Hyder Ally surrounded...
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