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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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Comstock's Elocution, Enlarged: A System of Vocal Gymnastics Designed for ...

Andrew Comstock, Philip Lawrence - Elocution - 1808 - 314 pages
...that new havoc. | A storm of universal fire', I blasted every field', | consumed every house/ | and destroyed every tem.ple. | The miserable inhabitants,...slaugh'tered ; others, without regard to sex', to age', to rank', or sacredness of func'tion — | fathers torn from their children, husbands, from wives', enveloped...
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Class-book of Science and Literature

Class-book - Literature - 1869 - 324 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 (laming villages, in part were slaughtered ; others, without regard to sex, to age, to the respect...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1869 - 477 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...every house, destroyed every temple. The miserable in!.'bis tanta flying from their flaming villages, in part were slaughtered, others, without regard...
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The Book of Oratory: Compiled for the Use of Colleges, Academies, and the ...

Mother Angela Gillespie, Member of the Order of the Holy Cross - Elocution - 1871 - 648 pages
...can adequately tell. 5. 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 every house, destroyed every temple. 6. The miserable inhabitants, flying from their flaming villages, in part were slaughtered ; others,...
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The Rival Collection of Prose and Poetry, for the Use of Schools, Colleges ...

Readers - 1872 - 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, or sacredness of function — fathers torn from their children, husbands from wives, enveloped...
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A Progressive Grammar of the English Tongue: Based on the Results of Modern ...

William Swinton - English language - 1872 - 207 pages
...and lie, like; hence one /iie=each. Every refers to individuals taken collect! vely= each and all. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed every house, destroyed every temple. — Burke. Either.. ..means literally whichever of the two you please. Sometimes either has the sense...
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The Bombay university calendar, Volume 1

Bombay city, univ - 1873
...tell. All the horrors of war before known or heard of were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of tire blasted every field, consumed every house, destroyed...part were slaughtered : others, without regard to age, sex, respect of rank, or sacredness of function, were swept into captivity in an unknown and hostile...
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A history of English literature for junior classes

Frederick A. Laing - English literature - 1873 - 253 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...every temple. The miserable inhabitants, flying from the flaming villages, in part were slaughtered: others, without regard to sex, to age, to the respect...
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The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society ..., Volume 7

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1874
...Burke — "Speech on the Nabob of Arcot's debt*." 1773-1784.] HYDER DEFEATED BY COOTE. 131 contents on the plains of the Carnatic. Then ensued a scene of...The miserable inhabitants flying from their flaming villagea, in part were slaughtered ; others, without regard to sex, to age, to the respect of rank,...
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Materials and Models for Latin Prose Composition

John Young Sargent, T. F. Dallin - Latin language - 1875 - 361 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...every temple. The miserable inhabitants, flying from the flaming villages, in part were slaughtered ; others — without regard to sex, to age, to the respect...
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