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1  He was all alone on the common.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: II. THE FALLING STAR.
2  When I returned to the common the sun was setting.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: IV. THE CYLINDER OPENS.
3  In the afternoon the appearance of the common had altered very much.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: III. ON HORSELL COMMON.
4  It came to me that I was upon this dark common, helpless, unprotected, and alone.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
5  The window of my study looks over the trees and the railway towards Horsell Common.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XI. AT THE WINDOW.
6  Few of the common people in England had anything but the vaguest astronomical ideas in those days.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: III. ON HORSELL COMMON.
7  The two men hurried back at once to the common, and found the cylinder still lying in the same position.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: II. THE FALLING STAR.
8  Something fell with a crash far away to the left where the road from Woking station opens out on the common.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
9  From the corner I went, under cover of a thicket of trees and bushes, to the edge of Wimbledon Common, stretching wide and far.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: VII. THE MAN ON PUTNEY HILL.
10  The undulating common seemed now dark almost to blackness, except where its roadways lay grey and pale under the deep blue sky of the early night.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
11  Masked batteries, chiefly of field guns, had been planted in the country about Horsell Common, and especially between the Woking district and London.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XIV. IN LONDON.
12  That night nearly forty people lay under the starlight about the pit, charred and distorted beyond recognition, and all night long the common from Horsell to Maybury was deserted and brightly ablaze.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: VI. THE HEAT-RAY IN THE CHOBHAM ROAD.
13  The common round the sand-pits was dotted with people, standing like myself in a half-fascinated terror, staring at these creatures, or rather at the heaped gravel at the edge of the pit in which they lay.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: IV. THE CYLINDER OPENS.
14  But very early in the morning poor Ogilvy, who had seen the shooting star and who was persuaded that a meteorite lay somewhere on the common between Horsell, Ottershaw, and Woking, rose early with the idea of finding it.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: II. THE FALLING STAR.
15  I managed to make out the road by means of occasional ruins of its villas and fences and lamps, and so presently I got out of this spate and made my way to the hill going up towards Roehampton and came out on Putney Common.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: VI. THE WORK OF FIFTEEN DAYS.
16  It required a certain amount of scientific education to perceive that the grey scale of the Thing was no common oxide, that the yellowish-white metal that gleamed in the crack between the lid and the cylinder had an unfamiliar hue.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: III. ON HORSELL COMMON.
17  After getting this sudden lesson in the power of terrestrial weapons, the Martians retreated to their original position upon Horsell Common; and in their haste, and encumbered with the debris of their smashed companion, they no doubt overlooked many such a stray and negligible victim as myself.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XIII. HOW I FELL IN WITH THE CURATE.
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