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1  It was as if some invisible jet impinged upon them and flashed into white flame.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
2  Sparks and burning twigs began to fall into the road, and single leaves like puffs of flame.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: VI. THE HEAT-RAY IN THE CHOBHAM ROAD.
3  A flicker of flame went up through the rising steam, and then the Martian reeled and staggered.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XVII. THE "THUNDER CHILD".
4  The silent common, the impulse of my flight, the starting flames, were as if they had been in a dream.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: VII. HOW I REACHED HOME.
5  It was seen early in the morning, rushing over Winchester eastward, a line of flame high in the atmosphere.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: II. THE FALLING STAR.
6  Forthwith flashes of actual flame, a bright glare leaping from one to another, sprang from the scattered group of men.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
7  Mrs. Elphinstone suddenly cried out at a number of tongues of smoky red flame leaping up above the houses in front of them against the hot, blue sky.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XVI. THE EXODUS FROM LONDON.
8  Hundreds of observers saw the flame that night and the night after about midnight, and again the night after; and so for ten nights, a flame each night.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: I. THE EVE OF THE WAR.
9  It was strange to see the place quite tranquil, quite desolate under the hot blue sky, with the smoke and little threads of flame going straight up into the heat of the afternoon.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XIII. HOW I FELL IN WITH THE CURATE.
10  The northern hills were shrouded in darkness; the fires near Kensington glowed redly, and now and then an orange-red tongue of flame flashed up and vanished in the deep blue night.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 2: VII. THE MAN ON PUTNEY HILL.
11  Patches of bush and isolated trees here and there smoked and glowed still, and the houses towards Woking station were sending up spires of flame into the stillness of the evening air.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
12  The description of their death, as it was seen by the crowd, tallies very closely with my own impressions: the three puffs of green smoke, the deep humming note, and the flashes of flame.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: VI. THE HEAT-RAY IN THE CHOBHAM ROAD.
13  Whatever is combustible flashes into flame at its touch, lead runs like water, it softens iron, cracks and melts glass, and when it falls upon water, incontinently that explodes into steam.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: VI. THE HEAT-RAY IN THE CHOBHAM ROAD.
14  Where flames had been there were now streamers of smoke; but the countless ruins of shattered and gutted houses and blasted and blackened trees that the night had hidden stood out now gaunt and terrible in the pitiless light of dawn.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XI. AT THE WINDOW.
15  An almost noiseless and blinding flash of light, and a man fell headlong and lay still; and as the unseen shaft of heat passed over them, pine trees burst into fire, and every dry furze bush became with one dull thud a mass of flames.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
16  Dense black smoke was leaping up to mingle with the steam from the river, and as the Heat-Ray went to and fro over Weybridge its impact was marked by flashes of incandescent white, that gave place at once to a smoky dance of lurid flames.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XII. WHAT I SAW OF THE DESTRUCTION OF WEYBRIDGE AND SHEPPERTON.
17  Close on the heels of that came a violent rattling crash, quite close to us, that shook the ground; and, starting out upon the lawn, I saw the tops of the trees about the Oriental College burst into smoky red flame, and the tower of the little church beside it slide down into ruin.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
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