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Against the Dead Hand

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Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24258516M
ISBN 109780471206651

The War of the Worlds: Here I came once more upon the black powder in the streets and upon dead bodies. I saw altogether about a dozen in the length of the Fulham Road. Farther on was a tattered woman in a heap on a doorstep; the hand that hung over her knee was gashed and bled down her rusty brown dress, and a smashed magnum of.


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