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1  I closed the door noiselessly and crept towards the window.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XI. AT THE WINDOW.
2  I went down, unfastened the door, and let him in, and locked the door again.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XI. AT THE WINDOW.
3  I whispered for the curate several times, and at last felt my way to the door of the kitchen.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: II. WHAT WE SAW FROM THE RUINED HOUSE.
4  He was going on as I came out of my front door, lugging my treasures, done up in a tablecloth.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
5  His landlady came to the door, loosely wrapped in dressing gown and shawl; her husband followed, ejaculating.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XIV. IN LONDON.
6  He was equally unsuccessful with the potman who was just unlocking the doors of the public-house by Horsell Bridge.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: II. THE FALLING STAR.
7  I let myself in with my latchkey, closed, locked and bolted the door, staggered to the foot of the staircase, and sat down.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: X. IN THE STORM.
8  There was a noise of doors opening, and window after window in the houses opposite flashed from darkness into yellow illumination.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XIV. IN LONDON.
9  I come from Byfleet," he said; "a man on a bicycle came through the place in the early morning, and ran from door to door warning us to come away.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XIV. IN LONDON.
10  I ran to my neighbour's door and rapped to satisfy myself of what I already knew, that his wife had gone to London with him and had locked up their house.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
11  Save for that sound we lay quite still in the scullery; I for my part scarce dared breathe, and sat with my eyes fixed on the faint light of the kitchen door.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: I. UNDER FOOT.
12  The neighbouring houses had all been wrecked, but none had been burned; their walls stood, sometimes to the second story, with smashed windows and shattered doors.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: V. THE STILLNESS.
13  People came panting along under heavy burdens; one husband and wife were even carrying a small outhouse door between them, with some of their household goods piled thereon.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XII. WHAT I SAW OF THE DESTRUCTION OF WEYBRIDGE AND SHEPPERTON.
14  For a long time my brother stared out of the window in blank astonishment, watching the policemen hammering at door after door, and delivering their incomprehensible message.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XIV. IN LONDON.
15  Then the door behind him opened, and the man who lodged across the landing came in, dressed only in shirt, trousers, and slippers, his braces loose about his waist, his hair disordered from his pillow.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XIV. IN LONDON.
16  He went to bed a little after midnight, and was awakened from lurid dreams in the small hours of Monday by the sound of door knockers, feet running in the street, distant drumming, and a clamour of bells.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XIV. IN LONDON.
17  Here the scenery changed from the strange and unfamiliar to the wreckage of the familiar: patches of ground exhibited the devastation of a cyclone, and in a few score yards I would come upon perfectly undisturbed spaces, houses with their blinds trimly drawn and doors closed, as if they had been left for a day by the owners, or as if their inhabitants slept within.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: VI. THE WORK OF FIFTEEN DAYS.
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