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massacre
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Every one of those had perished in the massacre; every human creature he had since cared for and parted with, had died on the scaffold.
  • The horrible massacre, days and nights long, which, within a few rounds of the clock, was to set a great mark of blood upon the blessed garnering time of harvest, was as far out of his knowledge as if it had been a hundred thousand years away.
  • That, in the prison he had found a self-appointed Tribunal sitting, before which the prisoners were brought singly, and by which they were rapidly ordered to be put forth to be massacred, or to be released, or (in a few cases) to be sent back to their cells.

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  • The Hutus massacred the Tutsis in Rwanda.
  • The team was massacred 56 to 0.

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