Whole tribes and clans were wiped out by hunger and cold and want.
Then, with a smile: "Why not wait until my ranch is wiped out, as you say?"
Then, since this old debt had been wiped out, there was no reason why she should not help now.
Then everything was wiped out as by an angel's wing, and I fell into a deep sleep.
It was as if all that had befallen in the last five years ...