Thesaurus / lay waste

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Couldst thou bear to lay waste this land which gave thee birth and nurture?
STORIES FROM LIVYALFRED CHURCH
This made it possible for the Iroquois, unhindered, to lay waste the Illinois country.
Unable to conquer Scanderbeg in battle, the great army had spread everywhere to lay waste the country.
Passing by Tegea, Agis entered the district of Mantinea, and having pitched his camp began to lay waste the country.
They are pitiless marauders who lay waste whole kingdoms and transform populous districts into gloomy solitudes.
THE GREAT WHITE QUEENWILLIAM LE QUEUX
I will lay waste this duchy of hers, though in the end the emperor crush me.
THE PUPPET CROWNHAROLD MACGRATH
On an excursion against Durham he so harried the countryside that it lay waste for a hundred years.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
Believe me, we didnt do a thing but lay waste to that conquered territory!
He was indeed ordered to lay waste the country as he retreated, if retreat became necessary.
Tidings came that the enemy was advancing with his triumphant legions to lay waste the country about Granada.

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