torrent of blood

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  • Think ye our glory and gain will pay for the torrent of blood we have shed? Cited from Rhymes of a Red Cross Man, by Robert W. Service 4
  • It seemed as if a torrent of blood was pouring over the city. Cited from Cleopatra, by Georg Ebers, v3
  • "Why should not the blood of the man who has shed so many torrents of blood, be shed also?" Cited from A Conspiracy of the Carbonari, by Louise Mu"hlbach
  • Out of its sweetness had grown such bitterness among great nations as not torrents of blood could wash away. Cited from History United Netherlands, 1604-05 by Motley
  • The revolution was there, and nothing could keep back the torrent of blood, fire, enthusiasm, and hatred. Cited from The Empress Josephine, by Louise Muhlbach
  • He was easier now, and the first torrent of blood had subsided. Cited from Salute to Adventurers, by John Buchan
  • Then the head was struck off, and a torrent of blood flowed from the severed neck. Cited from Carmilla, by J. Sheridan LeFanu
  • The innumerable murders, the torrents of blood, these thousands of deaths have had their sure effect upon history. Cited from A Popular History of the Art of Music, by W. S. B. Mathews
  • Could you calmly survey all this array and war, you would see, not torrents of blood or dead bodies, but fallen souls! Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3, John Bunyan
  • The hemorrhages characteristic of his disease reminded him of the torrents of blood that he had caused to flow from his country. Cited from The Age of the Reformation, by Preserved Smith
  • He who had cost Germany such torrents of blood and tears was singularly astonished when at last he saw that Germany did not love him. Cited from Empress Marie Louise, by Imbert De Saint-Amand
  • How can he, in fact, contemplate these different flags, without regretting the torrents of blood which they have cost his fellow-creatures? Cited from Paris As It Was and As It Is,by Francis W. Blagdon
  • He has been sent here to crush this rebellion, and unless you shoot him he will do it, even if he has to shed torrents of blood. Cited from The Gold Hunter's Adventures, by William H. Thomes
  • His face was all one wound, and torrents of blood were streaming over his garments, which were all in rags. Cited from Friends and Neighbors, ed T. S. Arthur
  • The blow loosened the skin, and let loose a torrent of blood. Cited from The Gold Hunter's Adventures, by William H. Thomes
  • Lord, about to obey that order, was it one of those divine commands which must be executed even if the result be a torrent of blood and tears? Cited from Three Cities Trilogy, Complete, by Emile Zola
  • The torrents of blood from his breast at once told the tale: and Newton called to some of the men, that his commander might be taken below. Cited from Newton Forster, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • And the torrents of blood it has shed! Cited from The Adventures of Hugh Trevor, by Thomas Holcroft
  • All passed on their way, and the Tarn is no redder now for the torrents of blood that flowed into it. Cited from Wanderings by Southern Waters, Eastern Aquitaine, Edward Harrison Barker
  • While she spoke a torrent of blood burst from her lips, Eleanor disappeared, and almost immediately Godfrey awoke. Cited from Love Eternal, by H. Rider Haggard