They Will Not Stop It, They Are Not Horrified at What They Have Done

Day 218 of A Year of War and Peace

But behind the veil of smoke the sun was still high, and in front and especially to the left, near Semyonovsk, something seemed to be seething in the smoke, and the roar of cannon and musketry did not diminish, but even increased to desperation like a man who, straining himself, shrieks with all his remaining strength.

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