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" Indeed it was evident that had the towns generally been substantially and well built or rather the materials scientifically put together, very few buildings would have actually been shaken down even in those localities where the shocks were most violent.... "
Great Neapolitan Earthquake of 1857: The First Principles of Observational ... - Page 94
by Robert Mallet - 1862
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Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan, Volumes 1-2

Asiatic Society of Japan - Japan - 1882
...built or rather the materials scientifically put together, very few buildings would have actually been shaken down even in those localities where the shocks were most violent. Thus the frightful loss of life and limb were as much to be attributed to the ignorance and imperfection...
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Building Japan, 1868-1876: Richard Henry Brunton

R. Henry Brunton - History - 1991 - 269 pages
...built or rather the materials scientifically put together, very few buildings would have actually been shaken down even in those localities where the shocks were most violent. Thus the frightful loss of life and limb were as much to be attributed to the ignorance and imperfection...
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 83

Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - Civil engineering - 1886
...for in reference to the Neapolitan earthquake of 1857 he wrote : 2 "It was evident, that had the town generally been substantially and well built, or, rather,...the frightful loss of life and limb were as much to bo attributed to the ignorance and imperfection displayed in the domestic architecture of the people,...
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