There was a carpet — a good one, but the pattern was obliterated by dust; a fireplace hung with cut-paper, dropping to pieces; a handsome oak-bedstead with ample crimson curtains of rather expensive material and modern make; but they had evidently experienced rough usage: the vallances hung in festoons, wrenched from their rings, and the iron rod supporting them was bent in an arc on one side, causing the drapery to trail upon the floor.
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Hillary Clinton warned Iran that the U.S. could obliterate them if they were foolish enough to attack Israel.
13 was said to have been obliterated in the war between the Capitol and the districts