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1  The death of that one at Weybridge was an accident.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 2: VII. THE MAN ON PUTNEY HILL.
2  To me also at that time this death was incomprehensible.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: VIII. DEAD LONDON.
3  I can best express my state of mind by saying that I wanted to be in at the death.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: X. IN THE STORM.
4  Had that death swept through a full circle, it must inevitably have slain me in my surprise.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
5  And the touch of that vapour, the inhaling of its pungent wisps, was death to all that breathes.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XV. WHAT HAD HAPPENED IN SURREY.
6  It was sweeping round swiftly and steadily, this flaming death, this invisible, inevitable sword of heat.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
7  I stood staring, not as yet realising that this was death leaping from man to man in that little distant crowd.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
8  During these days, in a rambling, inconclusive way, I thought much of the curate and of the manner of his death.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: V. THE STILLNESS.
9  But the trouble was the blank incongruity of this serenity and the swift death flying yonder, not two miles away.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: VII. HOW I REACHED HOME.
10  My attention was diverted from this death flurry by a furious yelling, like that of the thing called a siren in our manufacturing towns.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XII. WHAT I SAW OF THE DESTRUCTION OF WEYBRIDGE AND SHEPPERTON.
11  Certainly, unless death had overtaken them suddenly, my cousins and she would have fled thence; but it seemed to me I might find or learn there whither the Surrey people had fled.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 2: VII. THE MAN ON PUTNEY HILL.
12  Whenever I dozed I dreamt of horrible phantasms, of the death of the curate, or of sumptuous dinners; but, asleep or awake, I felt a keen pain that urged me to drink again and again.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: V. THE STILLNESS.
13  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.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: VI. THE HEAT-RAY IN THE CHOBHAM ROAD.
14  Here and there they were scattered, nearly fifty altogether, in that great gulf they had made, overtaken by a death that must have seemed to them as incomprehensible as any death could be.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: VIII. DEAD LONDON.
15  Across the pit on its farther lip, flat and vast and strange, lay the great flying-machine with which they had been experimenting upon our denser atmosphere when decay and death arrested them.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: VIII. DEAD LONDON.
16  And I recall now with a sort of wonder that, in spite of the infinite danger in which we were between starvation and a still more terrible death, we could yet struggle bitterly for that horrible privilege of sight.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: III. THE DAYS OF IMPRISONMENT.
17  And invisible to me because it was so remote and small, flying swiftly and steadily towards me across that incredible distance, drawing nearer every minute by so many thousands of miles, came the Thing they were sending us, the Thing that was to bring so much struggle and calamity and death to the earth.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: I. THE EVE OF THE WAR.
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