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" Church, to which the scaffolds contributed exceedingly. The conflagration was so universal, and the people so astonished, that from the beginning, I know not by what despondency or fate, they hardly stirred to quench it; so that there was nothing heard... "
Palaestra stili Latini; or, Materials for translation into Latin prose ... - Page 303
de Benjamin Hall Kennedy - 1855
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Our native land, or, Scenes and sketches from British history, by the author ...

British history - 1855 - 482 pages
...extract from the Diary of Evelyn, from which, you remember, we have already quoted. He wrote thus. " The conflagration was so universal, and the people...creatures, without at all attempting to save even their own goods, such a strange consternation was there upon them ; so it burned, both in breadth and length,...
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The Boys' and girls' companion for leisure hours, ed. by J. and M ..., Volume 1

1857 - 498 pages
...the afternoon ot this day to the Bankside in Southwark, to see the conflagration. "It was," he Bays, "so universal, and the people so astonished, that...there was nothing heard or seen but crying out and lamentations, running about like distracted creatures, without at all attempting to save even their...
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The Queens of England and Their Times: From Matilda, Queen of ..., Volume 2

Francis Lancelott - 1858 - 552 pages
...only no man knew what remedy to apply, nor the magistrates what orders to give." Evelyn remarks : " The conflagration was so universal, and the people...such a strange consternation there was upon them." The conflagration, which at first took an easterly direction, proceeded so rapidly, that to prevent...
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The Queens of England and Their Times: From Matilda, Queen of ..., Volume 2

Francis Lancelott - 1858 - 604 pages
...only no man knew what remedy to apply, nor the magistrates what orders to give." Evelyn remarks : " The conflagration was so universal, and the people...astonished, that from the beginning, I know not by what despondeney or fate, they hardly stirred to quench it, so that there was nothing heard or scen but...
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Personal Memoirs of Charles the Second: With Sketches of His Court ..., Volume 2

John William Clayton - 1859 - 464 pages
...and refresh himself, having been up all night." Evelyn also thus vividly describes the Great Fire : " The conflagration was so universal, and the people...nothing heard or seen but crying out and lamentation, and running about like distracted creatures. All the sky was of a fiery aspect, like the top of a burning...
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The every-day book: or The guide to the year, Volume 1

William Hone - 1859 - 882 pages
...scaffolds contributed exceedingly. The conflagration was so universal, and the people so astonish'd, that from the beginning, I know not by what despondency or fate, they hardly stirr'd to quench it, so that there was nothing heard or scene but crying out and lamentation, running...
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 28

1864 - 884 pages
...foretold a stroke sudden, swift, and fiery, as was the conflagration.'' Evelyn says of the fire : " The conflagration was so universal, and the people...save even their goods, such a strange consternation was upon them; so that it burned, both in breadth and length, the churches, publick halls, exchange,...
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Events to be Remembered in the History of England ...

Charles Selby - 1864 - 374 pages
...Ilaynard's castle, and was taking hold of St Paul's church, to which the scaffolds contributed exceedingly. The conflagration was so universal, and the people...distracted creatures, without at all attempting to save eren their own goods ; such a strange consternation was there upon them, so as it burned, both in breadth...
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The Fells of Swarthmoor hall and their friends, with an account of their ...

Maria Webb - 1865 - 472 pages
...Fenchurch-street, Gracious-street, and so along to Bainard's' Castle, and was now taking hold of St Paul's Church. The conflagration was so universal and the people...nothing heard or seen but crying out and lamentation, and running about like distracted creatures. Oh ! the miserable and calamitous spectacle ! such as...
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Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865 - 244 pages
...scaffolds contributed exceedingly. The conflagration was so universal, and the people so astonish' d, that from the beginning, I know not by what despondency or fate, they hardly stirr'd to quench it, so that there was nothing heard or seene but crying out and lamentation, running...
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