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Thus it seemed the practice of making a hecatomb of dogs and cats on these sad occasions.
NOTES AND QUERIES FOR WORCESTERSHIREJOHN NOAKE
Then Cinna, who not long before would have laughed at faith in Hecate, sacrificed a hecatomb to her.
LET US FOLLOW HIMHENRYK SIENKIEWICZ
Or it may be, the last entertainment is that hecatomb they call a wedding breakfast, which celebrates the triumph of a rival.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
Above all the anguish and tears of that immense hecatomb will appear the shade of Lincoln as the symbol of hope and of pardon.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM H. HERNDON
Yearly will Charless Bath claim its hecatomb; I know not why.
MY EXPERIENCES IN A LUNATIC ASYLUMHERMAN CHARLES MERIVALE
We have already noted the fable that his enthusiasm over this discovery led him to sacrifice a hecatomb.
A HISTORY OF SCIENCE, VOLUME 1(OF 5)HENRY SMITH WILLIAMS
Without it, France, like Carthage, would have bled to death on the hecatomb of her own lust.
ANCIENT AND MODERN CELEBRATED FREETHINKERSCHARLES BRADLAUGH, A. COLLINS, AND J. WATTS
Then they immediately placed in order the splendid hecatomb for the god around the well-built altar.
THE ILIAD OF HOMER (1873)HOMER
How will the quaking lips which throughout the length and breadth of this vast hecatomb now cry, "Sauve qui peut!"
THE BRONZE EAGLEEMMUSKA ORCZY, BARONESS ORCZY
Endymion to heaven's airy dome Was offering up a hecatomb of vows, When these words reach'd him.
ENDYMIONJOHN KEATS

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