Darian would swing through here like a wrecking ball.
During the month of August bands of fanatical rioters in various parts of the country made havoc in the churches and religious houses, wrecking the altars, smashing the images and pictures, and carrying off the sacred vessels and other treasures on which they could lay their hands.
The humanistic influence was sufficiently strong to save him from wrecking his life in monkish mortification, and even to keep him for a time on the side of the party of progress.
High, progress was checked by a solid mass of the hill which had come near to wrecking the building altogether, having finished its slide less than too ft.
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