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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

Volume 55, No. 342, April, 1844

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1844
Language: English
Wordcount: 94,099 / 279 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.7
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 463
Added to site: 2004.11.15
mnybks.net#: 9273
Genre: Periodical
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assailing those who hung back with vehement reproaches. The uproar and shouting, shrieks and yells, exceeded any thing that could be imagined. The partizans had got completely mixed together; and, instead of the struggle being confined to the foremost ranks of the contending parties, the whole bridge was now one coil of raging combatants. Men fell into the canal by scores, but no one thought of rendering them any assistance. Their places were immediately filled up, and the fight lost none of its fury from their absence.

Evening was now approaching, and the combat was more violent than it had yet been, or than it had for years been known to be, when Antonio saw the cloaked and mysterious individuals who had already attracted his attention, emerge from their lurking-places, and disappear in different directions. Presently he thought he observed some of them on the bridge mingling with the combatants, whose blind rage prevented them from noticing the intrusion. Wherever they passed, there did the fight augmen

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