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I cannot reconcile the idea of a tender Heavenly Father with the known horrors of war, slavery, pestilence, and insanity.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Only in the sensational moments of famine, flood or pestilence was a general social effort called forth.
There is still mademoiselle, with her new-formed friends in Paris—may a pestilence blight them all!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
And I will strike the inhabitants of this city, men and beasts shall die of a great pestilence.
But even an age of war and pestilence could be observed without torment from behind the protective shields of the Time Machine.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
The third great pestilence lasted from July to September in that year.
In the year 1334 the city was almost depopulated by this dreadful pestilence.
Heaven has ordained three great scourges for national sins—plague, pestilence, and famine.
Of this pestilence we only know that it ran its deadly course in two or three days, and left its traces in almost every family.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
The fetid odor exhaled from the corpse caused a pestilence involving thousands of deaths.

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