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Monuments are becoming rarer and rarer, and one seems to see them gradually engulfed, by the flood of houses.
He tried to tell me of some things she had asked him to do should she not get over this, but what they were I know not, for they engulfed him at the first step.
Blackness engulfed them on every side, and in breathless silence they waited for the fall to end and crush them against jagged rocks or for the earth to close in on them again and bury them forever in its dreadful depths.
For an instant the Dyaks attempted to hold their own, but in the face of the snarling, rending horde that engulfed them terror got the better of them all, so that those who were not overcome dived overboard and swam rapidly toward shore.
He possessed a dim, vague, imperative knowingness that it was not merely not good, but supremely disastrous, leading to the mistily glimpsed sense of utter endingness for a dog, for any dog, to go into the water where slipped and slid and noiselessly paddled, sometimes on top, sometimes emerging from the depths, great scaly monsters, huge-jawed and horribly-toothed, that snapped down and engulfed a dog in an instant just as the fowls of Mister Haggin snapped and engulfed grains of corn.
A collision on the elevated, a panic scramble of the uninjured out upon the trestle over the street, a step on the third rail, and Harry Del Mar was engulfed in the Nothingness which men know as death and which is nothingness in so far as such engulfed ones never reappear nor walk the ways of life again.
The great black tower upon which they stood rose like a last island of refuge amid this sea of fire but the ominous crackling and roaring below showed that it would not be long ere it was engulfed also in the common ruin.
Women and wagons and guns were all engulfed and swallowed up, everything went to wreck and ruin.
Thus I, that was once in the devil's clutches, was held fast there as with a charm, and had no power to go without the circle, till I was engulfed in labyrinths of trouble too great to get out at all.
According to Rescue 1122 and employees, the fire broke out in the warehouse of Stone Age garments factory early morning which engulfed the whole building in a short time and destroyed garments and raw material.
Summary: A 3-year-old Syrian girl died in a fire that engulfed her family's apartment near Beirut Wednesday, Civil Defense said.
A 50-year-old man is in serious condition at Nicosia Hospital's ICU with severe burns after he was engulfed by flames as he tried to put a fire near his farm in Yeri.