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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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Materials and Models for Latin Prose Composition

John Young Sargent, T. F. Dallin - Latin language - 1875 - 361 pages
...every field, consumed every house, destroyed every temple. The miserable inhabitants, flying from the flaming villages, in part were slaughtered ; others—- without regard to sex, to ago, to the respect of rank, or the sacredness of function — fathers torn from children, husbands...
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1877
...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 of...
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The Treasury of British Eloquence: Specimens of Brilliant Orations by the ...

Robert Cochrane - Orators - 1877 - 544 pages
...Europe.' This pacific Solomon, or his philo* This is Incorrect, as the words really used by Burke were, y 7A 1 _ % KnS :Wg ( y { : ʌ _ s7 a z u}ې s q U ( L ? 2N Ŕ Y sophic cudgelled ministry, cudgelled by English and by French, whose wisdom and philosophy between...
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English Grammar Exercises

Richard Morris, Herbert Courthope Bowen - English language - 1878 - 107 pages
...waves of everlasting green roll silently into their long inlets among the shadows of the pines. 35. The miserable inhabitants, flying from their flaming...function — fathers torn from children, husbands frcm wives, enveloped in a whirlwind of cavalry, and amidst the goading spears of drivers and the trampling...
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The Elements of Rhetoric

James De Mille - English language - 1878 - 564 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...in part were slaughtered; others, without regard to age, to sex, to the respect of rank, or sacredness of function; fathers torn from their children, husbands...
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The Hamilton Speaker, a Collection of New and Original Extracts, Especially ...

Oliver Ernesto Branch - Readers - 1878 - 257 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 sacroduess of function, fathers torn from children, husbands from wives, enveloped in a...
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The Chingleput, Late Madras, District: A Manual Compiled Under the Orders of ...

Madras (India : Presidency), Charles Stewart Crole - Chingleput (India : District) - 1879 - 439 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...destroyed every temple. The miserable inhabitants, fleeing from their flaming villages, in part were slaughtered, others without regard to sex, to age,...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 764 pages
...heard of were mercy to that new havoc. A storm of universal fire blasted every field, consumed eveiy ihe respect of rank or sacredness of function, fathers torn from children, husbands from wives, enveloped...
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The Popular History of England, Volume 6

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1881
...can adequately fell. 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...regard to sex, to age, to the respect of rank, or sacreclness of function — fathers torn from children, husbands from wives — enveloped in a whirlwind...
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Advanced Readings and Recitations

Austin Barclay Fletcher - Elocution - 1881 - 450 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...destroyed every temple. The miserable inhabitants, fKmg from their flaming villages, in part were slaughtered ; others, without regard to sex, to age,...
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