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Beyond this desolated area the countryside was still standing, but almost all the people had fled.
The place might have been desolated by a pestilence, so empty and so lifeless did it now appear.
sanguinea emerge, carrying a pupa; but I was not able to find the desolated nest in the thick heath.
From this circumstance Concepcion, although not so completely desolated, was a more terrible, and if I may so call it, picturesque sight.