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  • At any time the destruction that had already singed the northwestern borders of the metropolis, and had annihilated Ealing and Kilburn, might strike among these houses and leave them smoking ruins.

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  • The town is on it’s way to becoming a 21st century metropolis.
  • The first request I made, after I had obtained my liberty, was, that I might have license to see Mildendo, the metropolis;
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels

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