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1  The heat and dust had already been at work upon this multitude.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XVI. THE EXODUS FROM LONDON.
2  But I found it difficult to get to work upon my abstract investigations.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: III. ON HORSELL COMMON.
3  "Oh, one can't always work," he said, and in a flash I saw the man plain.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: VII. THE MAN ON PUTNEY HILL.
4  I expected at least to see smoke or fire, or some such evidence of its work.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XV. WHAT HAD HAPPENED IN SURREY.
5  In some places plunderers had been at work, but rarely at other than the provision and wine shops.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: VIII. DEAD LONDON.
6  But I believed in him sufficiently to work with him all that morning until past midday at his digging.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: VII. THE MAN ON PUTNEY HILL.
7  In twenty-four hours they did twenty-four hours of work, as even on earth is perhaps the case with the ants.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 2: II. WHAT WE SAW FROM THE RUINED HOUSE.
8  The pinnacle of the mosque had vanished, and the roof line of the college itself looked as if a hundred-ton gun had been at work upon it.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
9  I felt as a rabbit might feel returning to his burrow and suddenly confronted by the work of a dozen busy navvies digging the foundations of a house.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: VI. THE WORK OF FIFTEEN DAYS.
10  But there are no bacteria in Mars, and directly these invaders arrived, directly they drank and fed, our microscopic allies began to work their overthrow.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: VIII. DEAD LONDON.
11  My immediate trouble was why we should dig this long tunnel, when it was possible to get into the drain at once down one of the manholes, and work back to the house.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: VII. THE MAN ON PUTNEY HILL.
12  In one place the woodmen had been at work on Saturday; trees, felled and freshly trimmed, lay in a clearing, with heaps of sawdust by the sawing-machine and its engine.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XII. WHAT I SAW OF THE DESTRUCTION OF WEYBRIDGE AND SHEPPERTON.
13  The sound of drumming and trumpeting came from the Albany Street Barracks, and every church within earshot was hard at work killing sleep with a vehement disorderly tocsin.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XIV. IN LONDON.
14  Already men, weeping with joy, as I have heard, shouting and staying their work to shake hands and shout, were making up trains, even as near as Crewe, to descend upon London.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: IX. WRECKAGE.
15  I followed them to my study, and found lying on my writing-table still, with the selenite paper weight upon it, the sheet of work I had left on the afternoon of the opening of the cylinder.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: IX. WRECKAGE.
16  They were hard at work there far into the night, and the towering pillar of dense green smoke that rose therefrom could be seen from the hills about Merrow, and even, it is said, from Banstead and Epsom Downs.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: XIII. HOW I FELL IN WITH THE CURATE.
17  All night long the Martians were hammering and stirring, sleepless, indefatigable, at work upon the machines they were making ready, and ever and again a puff of greenish-white smoke whirled up to the starlit sky.
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Get Context   In BOOK 1: VIII. FRIDAY NIGHT.
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