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- 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)
There are no more uses of "maxim" in The War of the Worlds.
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