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The War of the Worlds
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  • These were chiefly people from the northern suburbs, whose knowledge of the Black Smoke came by hearsay.
  • The public would be fairly warned of the approach of danger, and elaborate measures were being taken for the protection of the people in the threatened southwestern suburbs.
  • Every minute a fresh gun came into position until, before twilight, every copse, every row of suburban villas on the hilly slopes about Kingston and Richmond, masked an expectant black muzzle.
  • The detachment of the plaster had left a vertical slit open in the debris, and by raising myself cautiously across a beam I was able to see out of this gap into what had been overnight a quiet suburban roadway.

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  • She drives from her home in the suburbs to her office downtown.
  • I want a suburban home with a white picket fence and a big yard.

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