Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Damocles” in chapter 14 of Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence:

...y and refinement that belonged to its society. It was now comparatively deserted. The larger part of its citizens had been driven off by the continued threats of bombardment which had hung like a Damocles 's sword above their heads for several weeks, and the few who had been compelled to remain behind plainly exhibited in their features that the apprehension of doom was pressing like an iron weight up...
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