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1  Even at Woking station and Horsell and Chobham that was the case.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: VIII. FRIDAY NIGHT.
2  The window of my study looks over the trees and the railway towards Horsell Common.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XI. AT THE WINDOW.
3  The soldiers had made the people on the outskirts of Horsell lock up and leave their houses.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
4  I came into the road between the crossroads and Horsell, and ran along this to the crossroads.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: VII. HOW I REACHED HOME.
5  The tops of the pine trees and the roofs of Horsell came out sharp and black against the western afterglow.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
6  He was equally unsuccessful with the potman who was just unlocking the doors of the public-house by Horsell Bridge.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: II. THE FALLING STAR.
7  About eleven a company of soldiers came through Horsell, and deployed along the edge of the common to form a cordon.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: VIII. FRIDAY NIGHT.
8  A curious crowd lingered restlessly, people coming and going but the crowd remaining, both on the Chobham and Horsell bridges.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: VIII. FRIDAY NIGHT.
9  The gun he drove had been unlimbered near Horsell, in order to command the sand-pits, and its arrival it was that had precipitated the action.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XI. AT THE WINDOW.
10  The second monster followed the first, and at that the artilleryman began to crawl very cautiously across the hot heather ash towards Horsell.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XI. AT THE WINDOW.
11  I did not succeed in getting a glimpse of the common, for even Horsell and Chobham church towers were in the hands of the military authorities.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
12  And then, within thirty yards of the pit, advancing from the direction of Horsell, I noted a little black knot of men, the foremost of whom was waving a white flag.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
13  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.
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.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: II. THE FALLING STAR.
15  Stent and Ogilvy, anticipating some possibilities of a collision, had telegraphed from Horsell to the barracks as soon as the Martians emerged, for the help of a company of soldiers to protect these strange creatures from violence.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: VI. THE HEAT-RAY IN THE CHOBHAM ROAD.
16  In Woking the shops had closed when the tragedy happened, and a number of people, shop people and so forth, attracted by the stories they had heard, were walking over the Horsell Bridge and along the road between the hedges that runs out at last upon the common.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: VI. THE HEAT-RAY IN THE CHOBHAM ROAD.
17  People rattling Londonwards peered into the darkness outside the carriage windows, and saw only a rare, flickering, vanishing spark dance up from the direction of Horsell, a red glow and a thin veil of smoke driving across the stars, and thought that nothing more serious than a heath fire was happening.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: VIII. FRIDAY NIGHT.
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