deluge


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`Tous les mechants sont beuveurs d'eau; C'est bien prouve par le deluge.'*
And the mercenary soldiers, waiting but the word to deluge the street with blood, showed the only means by which obedience could be secured.
The conversation of our party soon became more animated and sincere, and we recounted some traditions of the Indians, who believed that the father and mother of their race were saved from a deluge by ascending the peak of Mount Washington.
The great winding-sheets, that bury all things in oblivion, are two; deluges and earthquakes.
Then by degrees, in the silurian period, the tops of the mountains began to appear, the islands emerged, then disappeared in partial deluges, reappeared, became settled, formed continents, till at length the earth became geographically arranged, as we see in the present day.
Summary: Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 7 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) chief and former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said there is a deluge of crimes in the state and the situation is anarchic.
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has concluded that there was no increased risk to human health or safety from deluge water used to contain the Nov.
Many affected by the deluge have yet to recover from the trauma they had suffered; the painful memories of the devastation suffered nine years ago are still fresh.
A FLOOD warning remains in force as communities have started to count the cost of this weekend's deluge.
Kimura YA'suke and Doug Slaymaker (translator); SACRED CESIUM GROUND AND ISA'S DELUGE; Columbia University Press (Fiction: Translations) 20.00 ISBN: 9780231189439
Retired Trish McGough, 60, was left with just the clothes on her back after the deluge on October 21.
Owner of the Taipei Agricultural Products Marketing Co., Lu Chuan (??) told the Liberty Times that agricultural areas in Chiayi County were significantly damaged by the deluge, leading to a decline in supply and an increase in prices.