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  • The news of the massacre probably reached Chobham, Woking, and Ottershaw about the same time.
  • Fearful massacres in the Thames Valley!
  • It was the beginning of the rout of civilisation, of the massacre of mankind.
  • The habit of personal security, moreover, is so deeply fixed in the Londoner’s mind, and startling intelligence so much a matter of course in the papers, that they could read without any personal tremors: "About seven o’clock last night the Martians came out of the cylinder, and, moving about under an armour of metallic shields, have completely wrecked Woking station with the adjacent houses, and massacred an entire battalion of the Cardigan Regiment.

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

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