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used in The War of the Worlds

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a short saying that expresses a general truth or principle
  • About eleven, the next morning's papers were able to say, a squadron of hussars, two Maxims, and about four hundred men of the Cardigan regiment started from Aldershot.
    1.8 — Book 1 Chapter 8 — Friday Night (94% in)
  • Maxims have been absolutely useless against their armour; the field guns have been disabled by them.
    1.14 — Book 1 Chapter 14 — In London (18% in)

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