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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 pupil's manual of choice reading, arranged by T.B. Smith

Thomas Buckley Smith - 1858
...the horrors of war before known or heard of, were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal flre blasted every field, consumed every house, destroyed...regard to sex, to age, to the respect of rank, or saeredness of function ; fathers torn from children, husbands from wives, enveloped in a whirlwind...
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McGuffey's New Eclectic Speaker: Containing about Three Hundred ..., Book 8

William Holmes McGuffey - Elocution - 1858 - 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, to rank ; fathers torn from children, husbands from wives, enveloped in a whirlwind of cavalry, and amid...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1860
...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...in part were slaughtered; others, without regard to aex, to age, to the respect of rank, or sacredness of function, fathers torn from children, husbands...
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The Elements of the English Language

Ernest Adams - English language - 1862 - 253 pages
...(quisque), its compound every refers to individuals considered collectively (ornnis), " each and all : " "A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, destroyed every temple " (Burke). In modern English it is used only as an adjective, and on that ground has been excluded...
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Dublin University Magazine, a Literary and Political Journal

George Herbert - 1863
...the horrors of war before known or heard of, were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal tire blasted every field, consumed every house, destroyed...inhabitants flying from their flaming villages, in part Ğere slaughtered ; others, without regard to ğex, to age, to the respect of rank, or sacrednees of...
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A grammar of the French language: Exercises

Henri van Laun - French language - 1863
...not written any book whatever. 8. Some mutual tears they dropped, but wiped them soon. — MILTON. 9. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, destroyed every temple. — BURKE. 10. Some men do strange thing*, but some great men do often (See SYNTAX, pages 38-41, §...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1863
...lire Masted every field, consumed every house, destroyed every temple. The miserable inhabitants tying from their flaming villages, in part were slaughtered ; others, without regard to nx, to age, to the respect of rank, or sacredne&s of function — fathers torn from children, husbands...
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Frank Leslie's Pleasant Hours, Volume 32

1882
...can adequately tell. All the horrofs of war before known or heard of were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, destroyed every temple. Themiserable inhabitants, fleeing from thejr flaming villages, in part were slaughtered ; others. without...
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Longinus on the sublime, tr. by T.R.R. Stebbing

Dionysius Cassius Longinus, Longinus - 1867
...connected disconnectedness. So his order indeed is disorderly, but it is an orderly disorder. 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 of...
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Sanders' Rhetorical, Or, Union Sixth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1862 - 600 pages
...can adequately tell. All the horrors of war, before known or heard of, wore mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, destroyed every temple 5. The miserable inhabitants, flying from their flaming villages in part were slaughtered; others,...
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