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" God grant mine eyes may never behold the like, who now saw above 10,000 houses all in one flame; the noise, and cracking, and thunder of the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and children, the hurry... "
Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ... - Page 293
by John Timbs - 1855 - 800 pages
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The History of the Township of Meltham, Near Huddersfield

Joseph Hughes - Meltham (England) - 1866 - 303 pages
...10,000 houses all in one fiame ; the noise, and crackling, and thunder of the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and children, the hurry of people,...towers, houses, and churches, was like an hideous storm, and the air all about so hot and inflamed, that at the last, one was not able to approach it,...
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Belgravia, a London magazine, conducted by M.E. Braddon

Belgravia - 1866 - 2 pages
...grant,' says good Mr. Evelyn, ' that mine eyes may never see the like, who now saw above ten thousand houses all in one flame. The noise and cracking and thunder of the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and children, the hurry of people, the fall of towers, houses, and churches,...
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A school history of the British empire

Scottish school-book assoc - 1867
...aspect, like the top of a burning oven, the light seen above forty miles round about. Above ten thousand houses all in one flame; the noise, and cracking and thunder of the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and children, the hurry of people, the fall of towers, houses, and churches,...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1867
...above forty miles round for many nights. God grant mine eyes may never behold the like, who now saw above 10,000 houses all in one flame; the noise and cracking and thunder of tho impetuous flames, ye shrieking of women and children, the hurry of people, the fall of towers,...
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Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ...

John Timbs - East India House (London, England) - 1868 - 871 pages
...o'clock the fire had reached London Bridge. The tremendous event is finely described by Evelyn in bis Diary, wherein he tells us that it made the atmosphere...and cracking and thunder of the impetuous flames, y" shrieking of women and children, the hurry of people, the fall of towers, houses, and churches,...
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Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ...

John Timbs - East India House (London, England) - 1868 - 871 pages
...London Bridge. The tremendous event is finely described by Evelyn in his Diary, wherein he tells ns that it made the atmosphere as light as day " for...and cracking and thunder of the impetuous flames, yc shrieking of women and children, the hurry of people, the fall of towers, houses, and churches,...
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Annals of S. Paul's Cathedral

Henry Hart Milman - 1868 - 533 pages
...eyes may never ' see the like ! The noise, and cracking, and thunder of * the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and ' children, the hurry of people,...the fall of towers, houses, ' and churches, was like a hideous storm ; and the air ' about so hot and inflamed, that at the last one was not ' able to approach...
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The Children's record of the Presbyterian Church in England

1868
...ten thousand houses all in one flame. The noise and crackling thunder of the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and children, the hurry of people, the fall of towers, houses, and churches, — all made a noise like a hideous storm; and the air was so hot and inflamed, that at hist no one...
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Annals of S. Paul's Cathedral

Henry Hart Milman - St. Paul's Cathedral (London, England) - 1869 - 540 pages
...forty miles round about for many nights. God grant that mine eyes may never see the like, who now saw above 10,000 houses all in one flame ! The noise, and cracking, and thunder of the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and children, the hurry of people, the fall of towers, houses, and churches,...
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The Crown History of England: Being Our Country's History from the Earliest ...

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1870 - 928 pages
...scaffolds for its repair. Evelyn says : " The noise and crackling and thunder of the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and children, the hurry of people,...the fall of towers, houses, and churches, was like a hideous storm ; and the air all about so hot and inflamed, that at the last one was not able to approach...
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