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1  Then I remembered her cousins at Leatherhead.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
2  Leatherhead is about twelve miles from Maybury Hill.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: X. IN THE STORM.
3  Thence I would make a big detour by Epsom to reach Leatherhead.
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.
4  Since the night of my return from Leatherhead I had not prayed.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 2: VII. THE MAN ON PUTNEY HILL.
5  Between us and Leatherhead, however, lay the third cylinder, with its guarding giants.
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.
6  I figured her at Leatherhead, terrified, in danger, mourning me already as a dead man.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 2: I. UNDER FOOT.
7  Nothing more of the fighting was known that night, the night of my drive to Leatherhead and back.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XIV. IN LONDON.
8  But my fixed idea of reaching Leatherhead would not let me rest, and in the twilight I ventured out again.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: I. UNDER FOOT.
9  I had an idea of going to Leatherhead, though I knew that there I had the poorest chance of finding my wife.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: VII. THE MAN ON PUTNEY HILL.
10  Very gently, when my mind was assured again, did they break to me what they had learned of the fate of Leatherhead.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 2: IX. WRECKAGE.
11  Had it not been for my promise to the innkeeper, she would, I think, have urged me to stay in Leatherhead that night.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: X. IN THE STORM.
12  I spent that night in the inn that stands at the top of Putney Hill, sleeping in a made bed for the first time since my flight to Leatherhead.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: VII. THE MAN ON PUTNEY HILL.
13  It is a curious thing that I felt angry with my wife; I cannot account for it, but my impotent desire to reach Leatherhead worried me excessively.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XIII. HOW I FELL IN WITH THE CURATE.
14  We got to Leatherhead without misadventure about nine o'clock, and the horse had an hour's rest while I took supper with my cousins and commended my wife to their care.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: X. IN THE STORM.
15  If I had fully realised the meaning of all the things I had seen I should have immediately worked my way round through Byfleet to Street Cobham, and so gone back to rejoin my wife at Leatherhead.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: X. IN THE STORM.
16  My plan was to return at once to Leatherhead; and so greatly had the strength of the Martians impressed me that I had determined to take my wife to Newhaven, and go with her out of the country forthwith.
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.