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" I staid up later than usual, expecting her return, none being in the house besides myself, how great was my surprise and terror, when, about eleven o'clock at night, I heard the dismal war-whoop of the savages, and found that my house was beset by them.... "
A History of the Valley of Virginia - Страница 419
по Samuel Kercheval, Charles James Faulkner - 1833 - 486 страници
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