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" God grant mine eyes may never behold 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 Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects - Seite 175
von Allan Cunningham - 1831
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History of England: From the accession of Henry VIII to the revolution of ...

Frederick York Powell, Thomas Frederick Tout - 1908
...hardly stirred to quench it, so that there was nothing heard or seen but crying out and lamentation. All the sky was of a fiery aspect, like the top of a burning oven, and the light seen above 40 miles round. I now saw 10,000 houses all in one flame ; the noise and cracking and thunder of the...
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The Stoddard Library: A Thousand Hours of Entertainment with the ..., Band 5

John Lawson Stoddard - 1913
...had not seen since the foundation of it, nor can be outdone till the universal conflagration thereof. All the sky was of a fiery aspect, like the top of...burning oven, and the light seen above forty miles round-about for many nights. God grant mine eyes may never behold the like, who now saw above ten thousand...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - 1915 - 816 Seiten
...be be outdone till the universal conflagration of it. practised, and my concern being particularly ise — 1 10 The son of parents passed into th for the Hospital of St. Bartholomew, near a burning oven, and the light seen above forty Smithfield,...
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Unnoticed London

Elizabeth Montizambert - 1923 - 222 Seiten
...like since the foundation of it, nor to be outdone till the universale conflagration. All the skie was of a fiery aspect, like the top of a burning oven, the light seen above forty miles round about for many nights. God grant my eyes may never behold the...
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The Cornhill Magazine

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - 1879
...reached London Bridge. Evelyn, describing this tremendous conflagration, states that " all the skie was of a fiery 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...
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London Perceived

Victor Sawdon Pritchett - 2001 - 214 Seiten
...not seen since the foundation ofit, nor can be outdone till the universal conflagration thereof. Al l the sky was of a fiery aspect, like the top of a burning oven, and the light seen above forty miles round-about for many nights. God grant mine eyes may never behold the like, who now saw above 10, OOO...
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The Great Fire of London of 1666

Magdalena Alagna - 2003 - 48 Seiten
..."Blowing up houses . . . stopped the fire when it was done, bringing down the houses in the same places "All the sky was of a fiery aspect, like the top of a burning oven, and the light seen above 40 miles round 1 0,000 houses all in one flame, the noise and they stood, and then it was easy to quench...
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Side Lights on English History: Extracts from Letters, Papers, and Diaries ...

Ernest F. Henderson - 2004 - 464 Seiten
...seene since the foundation of it, nor be outdon till the universal conflagration thereof. All the skie was of a fiery aspect, like the top of a burning oven, and the light scene above 40 miles round about for many nights. God grant mine eyes may never behold the like, who...
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Fires

Michael Woods, Mary B. Woods - 2007 - 64 Seiten
...hot that nobody could even get close. Flames kept jumping from building to building. "All the &ky wa& of a fiery aspect, like the top of a burning oven, and the light Aeen above 40 mile/* [64 kilometers] round," wrote author John Evelyn. He described the sight and sound...
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Fires

Michael Woods, Mary B. Woods - 2007 - 64 Seiten
...hot that nobody could even get close. Flames kept jumping from building to building. "All the Aky waA of a fiery aspect, like the top of a burning oven, and the light /seen above 40 mileA [64 kilometer/*] round," wrote author John Evelyn. He described the sight and sound of "70,000...
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