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  • Had they left their comrade and pushed on forthwith, there was nothing at that time between them and London but batteries of twelve-pounder guns, and they would certainly have reached the capital in advance of the tidings of their approach; as sudden, dreadful, and destructive their advent would have been as the earthquake that destroyed Lisbon a century ago.

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  • I’ve been to Lisbon, but that’s it.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • On the way we stopped in Lisbon, Portugal and Dakar, Senegal.
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