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1  For a moment that circular cavity seemed perfectly black.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IV. THE CYLINDER OPENS.
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 then, with a renewed horror, I saw a round, black object bobbing up and down on the edge of the pit.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IV. THE CYLINDER OPENS.
4  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.
5  Forth-with the hissing and humming ceased, and the black, dome-like object sank slowly out of sight into the pit.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
6  Where the road grows narrow and black between the high banks the crowd jammed, and a desperate struggle occurred.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: VI. THE HEAT-RAY IN THE CHOBHAM ROAD.
7  It was the head of the shopman who had fallen in, but showing as a little black object against the hot western sun.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IV. THE CYLINDER OPENS.
8  Even then he scarcely understood what this indicated, until he heard a muffled grating sound and saw the black mark jerk forward an inch or so.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: II. THE FALLING STAR.
9  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.
10  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.
11  The little group of black specks with the flag of white had been swept out of existence, and the stillness of the evening, so it seemed to me, had scarcely been broken.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
12  Beyond the pit stood the little wedge of people with the white flag at its apex, arrested by these phenomena, a little knot of small vertical black shapes upon the black ground.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
13  It was such a gradual movement that he discovered it only through noticing that a black mark that had been near him five minutes ago was now at the other side of the circumference.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: II. THE FALLING STAR.
14  The barrow of ginger beer stood, a queer derelict, black against the burning sky, and in the sand-pits was a row of deserted vehicles with their horses feeding out of nosebags or pawing the ground.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IV. THE CYLINDER OPENS.
15  This little group had in its advance dragged inward, so to speak, the circumference of the now almost complete circle of people, and a number of dim black figures followed it at discreet distances.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
16  Vertical black figures in twos and threes would advance, stop, watch, and advance again, spreading out as they did so in a thin irregular crescent that promised to enclose the pit in its attenuated horns.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
17  Once a leash of thin black whips, like the arms of an octopus, flashed across the sunset and was immediately withdrawn, and afterwards a thin rod rose up, joint by joint, bearing at its apex a circular disk that spun with a wobbling motion.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
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