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The War of the Worlds
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  • Before he could get to it, he heard a scream under the wheels, and saw through the dust the rim passing over the poor wretch’s back.
  • He saw anger change to terror on the face of the poor wretch on the ground, and in a moment he was hidden and my brother was borne backward and carried past the entrance of the lane, and had to fight hard in the torrent to recover it.

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  • Pity the poor wretch.
  • If you pay the blackmail, you will remain at the mercy of the unscrupulous wretch.

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