horror and destruction

Etymology:

  • A reference to the Bible, London: Robert Barker, 1611, Psalms 11:6: “Upon the wicked hee shall raine snares, fire and brimstone, and an horrible tempest: this shall be the portion of their cup.”
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That day I raised my hand and swore obedience and loyalty to God, country and the Marine Corps, not necessarily in that order, and promised to rain hell, fire and brimstone upon all enemies happened to be only two weeks after the buildup of troops began in Vietnam with the landing of the Ninth Marine Expeditionary Brigade at Da Nang on 9 March 1965.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

Modified by TriplePurple on December 06, 2023

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Regenfeuer und Schwefel

tine báistí agus ruibh

बारिश की आग और ईंट

անձրևի կրակ և ծծումբ

雨火とブリムストーン

ಮಳೆ ಬೆಂಕಿ ಮತ್ತು ಗಂಧಕ

regn ild og svovel

వర్షం అగ్ని మరియు గంధపురాయి

yağmur ateş ve kükürt

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