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" The angel of death has been abroad throughout the land ; you may almost hear the beating of his wings. "
The life and times of the right hon. John Bright - Page 256
by William Robertson (reporter.) - 1877
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The Living Age ..., Volume 113

1872
...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

History - 1856
...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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Annual Register, Volume 97

Edmund Burke - History - 1856
...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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Speeches on Questions of Public Policy, Volume 1

John Bright - Corn laws (Great Britain) - 1869 - 582 pages
...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...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 - Commerce - 1919
...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

English literature - 1872
...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...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

English periodicals - 1874
...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
...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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The National Portrait Gallery, Volume 1

National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain) - Art - 1875
...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 bur...
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Good Company, Volume 5

1880
...that he ever uttered. " The Angel of Death," he said, with deep, slow, solemn voice and uplifted hand, "has been abroad throughout the land ; you may almost hear the beating of his wings I" " That was a noble idea ! " exclaimed Cobden, meeting him afterwards in the lobby. " But if you...
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