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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 Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With a Biographical and ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834 - 2 pages
...which no eye had seen, no heart conceived, and which no tongue can adequately tell. All the horrours of war before known or heard of, were mercy to that...regard to sex, to age, to the respect of rank, or sncredness of function, fathers torn from children, husbands from wives, enveloped in a whirlwind of...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1835
...can adequately tell. All the horrours of war before known or heard of, were mercy to that new havoc. the innumerable penalties upon an oppressed and injured...people, the relief was not absolute, but given on inhahitants flying from their flaming villages, in part were slaughtered; others, without regard to...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, and destroyed every temple. The miserable inhabitants,...slaughtered ; others, without regard to sex, to age, to rank, or sacredness of function, fathers torn from children, husbands from wives, enveloped in a whirlwind...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 pages
...were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, and destroyed every temple. The miserable inhabitants,...slaughtered ; others without regard to sex, to age or rank, or sacredness of function, fathers torn from children, husbands from wives, enveloped in a...
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An Introduction to the Grammar of Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools

Jonathan Barber - Elocution - 1836 - 174 pages
...FRANCE (then the Dauphiness), at VERSAILLES.' ' He REFUSED (saying), NO, NO, THAT will NOT HELP ME.' ' The MISERABLE INHABITANTS (flying from their flaming villages), IN PART were SLAUGHTERED.' 'Ay, and that TONGUE of his (Uiat bade the Romans JWark him, and write his speeches in their books.)...
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The American Orator's Own Book: A Manual of Extemporaneous Eloquence ...

Oratory - 1840 - 279 pages
...universal lire blasted every field, consumed every house, and destroyed every temple. The miser* able inhabitants, flying from their flaming villages, in...function, fathers torn from children, husbands from wives, envoioped in a whirlwind of cavalry, and amidst the goading spears of the drivers, and the trampling...
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 3

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1841
...that new havoc. A storm of universal " fire blasted every field, consumed every house, destroy" ed every temple. The miserable inhabitants, flying "...from " children, husbands from wives, enveloped in a whirl" wind of cavalry, and amidst the goading spears of ': drivers, and the trampling of pursuing...
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 3

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1841
...that new havoc. A storm of universal " fire blasted every field, consumed every house, destroy" ed every temple. The miserable inhabitants, flying "...from " children, husbands from wives, enveloped in a whirl" wind of cavalry, and amidst the goading spears of " drivers, and the trampling of pursuing horses,...
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 3

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1841
...that new havoc. A storm of universal " fire blasted every field, consumed every house, dcstroy" ed every temple. The miserable inhabitants, flying "...from " children, husbands from wives, enveloped in a*whirl" wind of cavalry, and amidst the goading spears of '; drivers, and the trampling of pursuing...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

1843
...were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, and destroyed every temple. The miserable inhabitants,...slaughtered ; others without regard to sex, to age or rank, or sacredness of function, fathers torn from children, husbands from wives, enveloped in a...
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