exterminate it

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  • How could an American see so much game and not wish to exterminate it entirely as he does at home? Cited from Winter Sunshine, by John Burroughs
  • Whenever man decides that the species has lived long enough, he can quickly and easily exterminate it. Cited from Our Vanishing Wild Life, by William T. Hornaday
  • The angels of light do not love, yet they do not insist on exterminating it. Cited from Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Vol. I, by Margaret Fuller Ossoli
  • Diphtheria might long remain in a neighbourhood if active measures be not used to exterminate it. Cited from Advice to a Mother, by Pye Henry Chavasse
  • They seemed to take a pleasure in playing awhile with royalty before exterminating it. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 26, Dec, 1859
  • He would exterminate it, but he would not so do it as to impoverish law- abiding citizens whose property was in slaves. Cited from The Life of Abraham Lincoln, by Henry Ketcham
  • While this intermingling was impairing the vital force of our race and exterminating it, it was having no such effect on the white race for the following reason. Cited from Imperium in Imperio: A Study Of The Negro Race Problem, Sutton E. Griggs
  • In a dry region like this, the wild life always hangs on by a slender thread, and it is easy to exterminate it! Cited from Our Vanishing Wild Life, by William T. Hornaday
  • There is only one sane and logical thing to be done with a really inferior race, and that is to exterminate it. Cited from A Modern Utopia, by H. G. Wells
  • But, when such a limitation is allowed to remain within us, and we make no effort of our own to find its root and to exterminate it, it warps us through and through. Cited from The Freedom of Life, by Annie Payson Call
  • What wholesome love there is lives in spite of the sentimentalizing, and fortunately is sometimes strong enough on one side or the other to crowd it out and finally exterminate it. Cited from As A Matter Of Course, by Annie Payson Call
  • Their idea was that whenever they got within sight of a German regiment to go after that regiment and exterminate it, and they didn't care whether in doing it they used horse, foot, or guns. Cited from Fighting in Flanders, by E. Alexander Powell
  • And now it was whispered abroad that it was they who had bewitched the nation, and caused the pest which threatened to exterminate it. Cited from Jesuits in North America, by Francis Parkman
  • The medicines were strong, and took hold and gave a check to the disorder which was destroying him; and, more than that, they had begun the work of exterminating it. Cited from Two Years Before the Mast, by Richard Henry Dana
  • There was never anything in the world worthier of extermination, and it is the plain duty of all civilized nations to unite to drive it back into its home and exterminate it there. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, Mar 1915, V. 1, No. 1
  • He scented the new Lutheran heresy and sought speedily to exterminate it. Cited from Modern Europe V.1, by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  • It is time for all men to be told in the plainest terms that there never has existed, anywhere in historic times, a volume of wild life so great that civilized man could not quickly exterminate it by his methods of destruction. Cited from Our Vanishing Wild Life, by William T. Hornaday
  • We recognize that the American saloon is opposed to all social, moral, and economic order, and we pledge ourselves to its absolute elimination by the passage of such laws as will finally and effectually exterminate it. Cited from Woodrow Wilson As I Know Him, By Joseph P. Tumulty
  • Yea they condemn this faith; nor do they condemn it only in sentences and writings, but also by the sword and capital punishments they endeavor to exterminate it in the Church. Cited from Apology of the Augsburg Confession, by Melanchthon
  • Now ferrets and phosphorus are exterminating it in the rabbit-infested districts. Cited from The Long White Cloud, by William Pember Reeves