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1  When I looked back again the second hill had hidden the black smoke.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
2  A sudden whirl of black smoke driving across the road hid him for a moment.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
3  And, indeed, a little way up the road a villa was burning and sending rolling masses of black smoke across the road to add to the confusion.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XVI. THE EXODUS FROM LONDON.
4  Thick streamers of black smoke shot with threads of red fire were driving up into the still air, and throwing dark shadows upon the green treetops eastward.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
5  At the same time, far away in the southeast the masts and upperworks of three ironclads rose one after the other out of the sea, beneath clouds of black smoke.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XVII. THE "THUNDER CHILD".
6  By midnight the blazing trees along the slopes of Richmond Park and the glare of Kingston Hill threw their light upon a network of black smoke, blotting out the whole valley of the Thames and extending as far as the eye could reach.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XV. WHAT HAD HAPPENED IN SURREY.
7  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.
8  Once the tumultuous upheaval of its dispersion was over, the black smoke clung so closely to the ground, even before its precipitation, that fifty feet up in the air, on the roofs and upper stories of high houses and on great trees, there was a chance of escaping its poison altogether, as was proved even that night at Street Cobham and Ditton.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XV. WHAT HAD HAPPENED IN SURREY.