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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 - Page 18
by John Galt - 1824
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 2

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1814
...of Hyder Ally in that highly cultivated and populous quarter. At this period it is said a storm ef universal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, destroyed every temple, the miserable inhahitants flying from their flaming villages, in part were slaughtered, till one dead, uniform silence...
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The Columbian Reader: Comprising a New and Various Selection of Elegant ...

Rodolphus Dickinson - Readers - 1815 - 204 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...from their flaming villages, in part were slaughtered s others, without regard to sex, to age, to the respect of rank, or sacredness of function ; fathers...
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Travels Through Part of the Russian Empire and the Country of Poland; Along ...

Robert Johnston - Poland - 1816 - 403 pages
...a scene of woe, the like of which no eye had seen, no head conceived, and which no tongue can tell. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, destroyed every temple." We now turned away from these melancholy scenes, and pursued our journey. — The road from Pneva,...
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Travels Through Part of the Russian Empire and the Country of Poland; Along ...

Robert Johnston - Poland - 1816 - 403 pages
...a scene of woe, the like of which no eye had seen, no head conceived, and which no tongue can tell. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, destroyed every temple." We now turned away from these melancholy scenes, and pursued our journey. — The road from Pneva,...
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Historical Memoirs Respecting the English, Irish, and Scottish ..., Volume 3

Charles Butler - Church and state - 1821
...adequately " tell. All the horrors of war before known or heard of, werę " 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 func" tion ; fathers torn from children, husbands from wives, en" veloped in a whirlwind of cavalry,...
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Reminiscences of Charles Butler, Esq., of Lincoln's-Inn, Volume 1

Charles Butler - Autobiography - 1822
...that new havock. A storm of uni-" versal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, de" stroyed every temple. The miserable inhabitants flying " from...sacredness of function ; fathers torn from children, hus" bands from wives, enveloped in a whirlwind of cavalry, and " amidst the goading spears of drivers,...
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Reminiscences of Charles Butler ...: With a Letter to a Lady on Ancient and ...

Charles Butler - 1824 - 351 pages
...can adequately tell. All the honors of war before known or heard of, were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed...regard to sex, to age, to the respect of rank, or sar redness of function ; fathers torn from children, husbands from wives, enveloped in a whirlwind...
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Reminiscences of Charles Butler: ... with a Letter to a Lady on Ancient and ...

Charles Butler - Musicians - 1825 - 350 pages
...can adequalely 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...temple. The miserable inhabitants flying from their flaming-villages, in part were slaughtered; others, without regard to sex, to age, to the respect of...
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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers (Secondary) - 1828 - 300 pages
...which no tongue can tell. All the horrors of war before known or heard of, were mercy to -that havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed...part were slaughtered — others, without regard to age, to the respect of rank, or sacredness of function — fathers torn from children, husbands from...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 392 pages
...adequately tell. All 30 the horrors of war before known or heard of, were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed...flaming villages, in part were slaughtered ; others, with35 out regard to sex, to age, to the respect of rank, or sacredness of function ; fathers torn...
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