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" The angel of death has been abroad throughout the land ; you may almost hear the beating of his wings. "
Selected Essays - Page 90
by Abraham Hayward - 1879
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 113

1872 - 862 pages
...England in which there now existe a fond hope that the distant one may return — many such hornee may be rendered desolate when the next mail shall...has been abroad throughout the land; you may almost bear the beating of his wings. There is no one, as when the first born were slain of old, to sprinkle...
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Annual Register, Volume 97

Edmund Burke - 1856 - 874 pages
...the country resulting from it, and concluded with the following earnest appeal to Lord Palmerston. " The angel of death has been abroad throughout the land ; you may almost hear the very beating of his wings. There is no one to sprinkle with blood the lintel and the sideposts of our...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of ..., Volume 97

1856 - 836 pages
...the country resulting from it, and concluded with the following earnest appeal to Lord Palmerston. "The angel of death has been abroad throughout the land ; you may almost hear the very beating of his wings. There is no one to sprinkle with blood the lintel and the sideposts of onr...
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The North British review

1868 - 548 pages
...with the foe, or that they will be driven into the sea ; but I am certain that many homes in England in which there now exists a fond hope that the distant...his wings. There is no one, as when the first-born was slain of old, to sprinkle with blood the lintel and the two sideposts of our doors, that he may...
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Speeches on Questions of Public Policy

John Bright - 1868 - 906 pages
...with the foe, or that they will be driven into the sea; but I am certain that many homes in England in which there now exists a fond hope that the distant one may return—many such homes may be rendered desolate when the next mail shall arrive. The angel of death...
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Speeches on Questions of Public Policy, Volume 1

John Bright - 1869 - 650 pages
...with the foe, or that they will be driven into the sea ; but I am certain that many homes in England in which there now exists a fond hope that, the distant...arrive. The Angel of Death has been abroad throughout "trie land ;" you I'lieaf USú 'tattfilg of his There is no one, as when the first-born were slain...
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Annual Report of the Corporation of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of ...

New York Chamber of Commerce - 1919 - 784 pages
...war. In the words of an English statesman uttered sixty-three years ago in the House of Parliament, "The Angel of Death has been abroad throughout the...land ; you may almost hear the beating of his wings." Yea, verily; it is so. Some of our sons, thousands of our allies, have found a noble death in that...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 132

1872 - 612 pages
...with the foe, or that they will be driven into the sea ; but I am certain that many homes in England in which there now exists a fond hope that the distant...beating of his wings. There is no one, as when the first born were slain of old, to sprinkle with blood the lintel and the two sidcposts of our doors,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Part 1

1874 - 794 pages
...years ago, when the Vienna negotiations for peace with Russia promised to interrupt the Crimean war ? " The Angel of Death has been abroad throughout the land ; you may almost hear the very beating of his wings." This was a bold oratorical flight to take in the House of Commons, which...
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The national portrait gallery [plates, with descriptive letterpress].

National portrait gallery - 1874 - 568 pages
...that sublime passage which has been so frequently quoted he touched the very height of eloquence. " The Angel of Death has been abroad throughout the land ; you may almost hear the very beating of his wings. There is no one to sprinkle with blood the lintel and the sideposts of our...
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