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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 United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1844 - 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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Lights and Shadows of Asiatic History

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Asia - 1844 - 320 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...temple. The miserable inhabitants, flying from their naming villages, in part were slaughtered ; others, — without regard to sex, to age, to the respect...
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Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, to Sir Horace Mann: His ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - Strawberry Hill (Villa, England) - 1844
...can adequately tell. All the horrors of w:ir 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 (fuming villages in part were slaughtered ; others, without regard to sex, to age, to the respect of...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...can adequately tell. All the horrors of war before known or heard of were mercy to that new havoc. the beautiful, the black— | Oh to possess such lustre,...died, but not alone ; she held within A second princi the flaming villages, in part we» slaughtered : others, without regard to sex, to age, to the respect...
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Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, to Sir Horace Mann: His ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - Strawberry Hill (Villa, England) - 1844
...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...destroyed every temple. The miserable inhabitants fly ing from their (laming villages in past were slaughtered; others, without regard to sex, to age,...
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Letters ... to sir Horace Mann, ed. by lord Dover. Concluding ser

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1844
...can adequately tell. All the horrors of war hefore known or heard of were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, destroyed every temple. The miserahle inhabitants flying from their flaming villages in part were slaughtered ; others, without...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - American literature - 1845 - 484 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...rank, or sacredness of function, — fathers torn from their children, husbands from wives, — enveloped in a whirlwind of cavalry, and amidst the goading...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 1-2

Anna Maria Hall - 1845
...war, before known or heard of, were mercy to that new havock. A skmn of universal tire blasted even' field, consumed every house, destroyed every temple....regard to sex, to age, to the respect of rank, or sacrcdness of function — fathers torn from children, husbands from wives, enveloped in a whirlwind...
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Practical Speaking: As Taught in Yale College

Erasmus Darwin North - Elocution - 1846 - 440 pages
...that now havoc. \ \ A storm of univ ersal fir e , / blasted every field, / consumed every house, \ and destroyed every temple. The miserable inhabitants,...their flaming villages, \ in part, were slaughtered ; [function, without regard to sea;, to age, or rank, or sacredness of fathers torn from children,...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, and destroyed every temple. The miserable inhabitants,...rank, or sacredness of function, fathers torn from their children, husbands from wives, enveloped in a whirlwind of cavalry, and amidst the goading spears...
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