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" Lord! what can I do? I am spent: people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses ; but the fire overtakes us faster than we can do it. "
The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ... - Page 236
1825
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Samuel Pepys, Administrator, Observer, Gossip

Esther Meynell - 1909 - 396 pages
...message, he cried, like a fainting woman, ' Lord ! what can I do ? I am spent : people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses ; but the fire overtakes us faster than we can do it.' . . . So he left me, and I him, and walked home ; seeing people all almost distracted, and no manner...
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Red-letter Days of Samuel Pepys

Samuel Pepys - 1910 - 482 pages
...message, he cried, like a fainting woman, " Lord ! what can I do ? I am spent : people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses ; but the fire overtakes...seeing people all almost distracted, and no manner or means used to quench the fire. The houses, too, so very thick thereabouts, and full of matter for...
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An Anthology of English Prose: (1332 to 1740)

Annie Barnett, Lucy Dale - 1912 - 268 pages
...message, he cried, like a fainting woman, "Lord! What can I do ? I am spent; people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses ; but the fire overtakes...seeing people all almost distracted, and no manner of means used to quench the fire. The houses, too, so very thick thereabouts, and full of matter for burning,...
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Source Book of London History from the Earliest Times to 1800

P. Meadows - 1914 - 290 pages
...woman, " Lord, what can I do ? I am spent; people will not obey me. I have been pulling down bouses; but the fire overtakes us faster than we can do it."...seeing people all almost distracted, and no manner of means used to quench the fire. The houses, too, so very thick thereabouts, and full of matter for burning,...
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More Wanderings in London

Edward Verrall Lucas - 1916 - 428 pages
...message, he cried, like a fainting woman, 'Lord, what can I do? I am spent: people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses; but the fire overtakes...seeing people all almost distracted, and no manner of means used to quench the fire. The houses, too, so very thick thereabouts, and full of matter for burning,...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916 - 944 pages
...I have been pulling down houses; but the fire [280 overtakes us faster than we can do it." That be needed no more soldiers; and that for himself, he...seeing people all almost distracted, and no manner of means used to quench the fire. The houses, too, so very thick thereabouts, and full of matter for burning,...
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English Prose: Seventeenth century

Sir Henry Craik - 1917 - 648 pages
...message, he cried, like a. fainting woman, " Lord, what can I do ? I am spent : people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses ; but the fire overtakes...seeing people all almost distracted, and no manner of means used to quench the fire. The houses, too, so very thick thereabouts, and full of matter for burning,...
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Readings in Medieval and Modern History

Hutton Webster - 1917 - 414 pages
...message he cried, like a fainting woman, "Lord! what can I do? I am exhausted; people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses, but the fire overtakes...seeing people all almost distracted, and no manner of means used to quench the fire. The houses, too, so very thick thereabouts, and full of matter for burning,...
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Readings in English Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - 1917 - 536 pages
...he 65 cried, like a fainting woman, " Lord ! what can I do ? I am spent : people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses ; but the fire overtakes...needed no more soldiers ; and that for himself, he 70 must go and refresh him self, having been up all night. So he left me, and I him, and walked home,...
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English Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - 1918 - 986 pages
...LITERATURE cried, like a fainting woman, " Lord ! what can I do ? I am spent : people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses; but the fire overtakes...needed no more soldiers ; and that for himself, he 70 must go and refresh him self, having been up all night. So he left me, and I him, and walked home,...
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