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" ashes rained upon us, which we were obliged every now and then to stand up to shake off, otherwise we should have been crushed and buried in the heap. "At last this dreadful darkness was dissipated by degrees, like a cloud of smoke ; the real day returned,... "
San Francisco's Great Disaster: A Full Account of the Recent Terrible ... - Page 419
by Sydney Tyler, Ralph Stockman Tarr - 1906 - 424 pages
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The midwife: or, The old woman's magazine

Midwife - 1750
...at a Diflance from us: Then again we were immerfed in thick Darknefs; and a heavy Shower of Afties rained upon us; which we were obliged every now and then to fliake off, other wife we iliould have been cruihed and buried in the Heap. I might boaft that during...
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The Letters of Pliny the Consul, Volumes 1-2

Pliny (the Younger.), William Melmoth - 1809
...fire fell at a distance from us: then again we were immersed in thick darkness, and a heavy shower of ashes rained upon us, which we were obliged every now and then to shake off, otherwise we should have been overwhelmed and buried in the heap. I might boast, that, during...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science

Edward Polehampton - 1815
...fire fell at a distance from us: then again we were immersed in thick darkness, and a heavy shower of ashes rained upon us, which we were obliged every now and then to shake off, otherwise we should have been crushed and buried in the heap. I might boast, that during...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art: Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 1

Edward Polehampton, John Mason Good - Natural history - 1818
...fire fell at a distance from us: then again we were immersed in thick darkness and a heavy shower of ashes rained upon us, which we were obliged every now and then to shake off, otherwise we should have been crushed and buried in the heap. I might boast, that during...
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The picture gallery explored; or, An account of various ancient customs and ...

Picture gallery - 1824
...fell at a distance from us; and then again we were immersed in thick darkness, and a heavy shower of ashes rained upon us, which we were obliged every now and then to shake off, otherwise we should have been overwhelmed and buried in the heap. " ' I might boast that,...
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A Midsummer Day's Dream: A Poem

Edwin Atherstone - 1824
...fire fell at a distance from us : then again we were immersed in thick darkness, and a heavy shower of ashes rained upon us, which we were obliged every now and then to shake off, otherwise we should have been crushed aud buried in the heap. I might boast, that during...
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THE CHRISTIAN'S PENNY MAGAZINE

the christians - 1836
...fire fell at a distance from us : then again we were immersed in thick darkness, and a heavy shower of ashes rained upon us, which we were obliged every now and then to shake off, otherwise we should have been crushed and buried in the heap. I might boast, that during...
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Pompeii [by W. Clarke].

William Clarke (architect.) - 1836
...fire fell at a distance from us : then again we were immersed in thick darkness, and a heavy shower of ashes rained upon us, which we were obliged every now and then to shake off, otherwise we should have been crushed and buried in the heap. I might boast that, during...
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The Last Days of Pompeii

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - Pompeii (Extinct city) - 1840 - 474 pages
...Nydia, he drew • " A heavy shower of ashes rained upon us, which every now and then wti were obliged to shake off, otherwise we should have been crushed and buried in the heap."—PLINY. her along with him towards the sea, heeding not her passionate entreaties that he would...
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Notes of a Travel: Being a Journal of a Tour in Europe

John P. Hiester - Europe - 1845 - 272 pages
...thick darkness, and a heavy shower of ashes rained upon us, which we were every now and then obliged to shake off, otherwise we should have been crushed and buried in the heap. I might boast that, during all this scene of horror, not a sigh or expression of fear escaped from...
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