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1  Beyond were the pillars of fire about Chobham.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XI. AT THE WINDOW.
2  No doubt its impact had caused a flash of fire.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: III. ON HORSELL COMMON.
3  It was the strangest spectacle, that black expanse set with fire.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XI. AT THE WINDOW.
4  This jet of fire had become invisible about a quarter past twelve.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: I. THE EVE OF THE WAR.
5  It was as if each man were suddenly and momentarily turned to fire.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
6  The heather was on fire eastward, and a thin blue smoke rose against the dawn.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: II. THE FALLING STAR.
7  Apparently the Martians were setting fire to everything within range of their Heat-Ray.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
8  I heard the crackle of fire in the sand-pits and the sudden squeal of a horse that was as suddenly stilled.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
9  Neither could I see the nearer fire, though the reflections of it danced on the wall and ceiling of the study.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XI. AT THE WINDOW.
10  Except the lodge at the Orphanage, which was still on fire, none of the houses had suffered very greatly here.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XII. WHAT I SAW OF THE DESTRUCTION OF WEYBRIDGE AND SHEPPERTON.
11  Then I perceived this was a wrecked train, the fore part smashed and on fire, the hinder carriages still upon the rails.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XI. AT THE WINDOW.
12  He was turned aside by the fire, and hid among some almost scorching heaps of broken wall as one of the Martian giants returned.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XI. AT THE WINDOW.
13  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.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
14  I saw that the driving clouds had been pierced as it were by a thread of green fire, suddenly lighting their confusion and falling into the field to my left.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: X. IN THE STORM.
15  At the same moment the gun exploded behind him, the ammunition blew up, there was fire all about him, and he found himself lying under a heap of charred dead men and dead horses.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XI. AT THE WINDOW.
16  An almost noiseless and blinding flash of light, and a man fell headlong and lay still; and as the unseen shaft of heat passed over them, pine trees burst into fire, and every dry furze bush became with one dull thud a mass of flames.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: V. THE HEAT-RAY.
17  People rattling Londonwards peered into the darkness outside the carriage windows, and saw only a rare, flickering, vanishing spark dance up from the direction of Horsell, a red glow and a thin veil of smoke driving across the stars, and thought that nothing more serious than a heath fire was happening.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: VIII. FRIDAY NIGHT.
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