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devastation

General Crossword Questions for “devastation”

  • Great damage or grief
  • Did Roman soldiers at Chester train here in a terrible state?

Encyclopedia

  • HMS Devastation, any of four ships of the British Royal Navy Devastation (video game), a first-person shooter video game developed by Digitalo Studios, released in February 2003. — “Devastation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • This article is about the British Devastation class battleship. See: Dévastation class battleship for the contemporary French battleships, and Dévastation class ironclad floating battery for the 1850s French The two British Devastation-class battleships of the 1870s were the. — “Devastation class ironclad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Bestial Devastation is an EP by Brazilian heavy metal band Sepultura, released in 1985 through Cogumelo Records. Months prior to recording what would eventually become the Bestial Devastation EP, the band decided to switch their lyrics from Portuguese to English. — “Bestial Devastation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Dejah Thoris, the Princess of Helium, who was our prisoner, is now held by the jeddak of Zodanga, whose son she must wed to save her country from devastation at the hands of the Zodangan forces. — “A Princess of Mars” by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • When the typhus fever had fulfilled its mission of devastation at Lowood, it gradually disappeared from thence; but not till its virulence and the number of its victims had drawn public attention on the school. — “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte
  • Here our conversation was interrupted by the entrance of Taee, who came to inform us that he, having been deputed to discover and destroy the enormous reptile which I had seen on my first arrival, had been on the watch for it ever since his visit to me, and had began to suspect that my eyes had deceived me, or that the creature had made its way through the cavities within the rocks to the wild regions in which dwelt its kindred race,–when it gave evidences of its whereabouts by a great devastation of the herbage bordering one of the lakes. "And," said Taee, "I feel sure that within that lake it is now hiding. — “The Coming Race” by EGEL Bulwer-Lytton
  • Beyond the fortifications through which Athos had made a breach in order to get out, and which were composed of fagots, planks, and empty casks, heaped up according to all the rules of the strategic art, they found, swimming in puddles of oil and wine, the bones and fragments of all the hams they had eaten; while a heap of broken bottles filled the whole left-hand corner of the cellar, and a tun, the cock of which was left running, was yielding, by this means, the last drop of its blood. "The image of devastation and death," as the ancient poet says, "reigned as over a field of battle." — “The Three Musketeers” by Alexandre Dumas
  • At the sight of this slaughter and devastation I became terrified, not for myself–for I, a simple Corsican fisherman, had nothing to fear; on the contrary, that time was most favorable for us smugglers–but for my brother, a soldier of the empire, returning from the army of the Loire, with his uniform and his epaulets, there was everything to apprehend. — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • That is a strong word, but not too strong: it is in these acts called trivialities that the seeds of joy are forever wasted, until men and women look round with haggard faces at the devastation their own waste has made, and say, the earth bears no harvest of sweetness–calling their denial knowledge. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot

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