He was as tall as a palm tree, and perfectly black, and had one eye, which flamed
like a burning coal in the middle of his forehead.
With the rifle shots of the white men showering about him he had reverted to the savagery of the beast that is inherent in each of us, but that flamed
more strongly in this boy whose father had been raised a beast of prey.
The sea flamed
under its glance like a train of gunpowder.
I stared after them, and then the pain in my arm flamed
up, and with a groan I staggered to my feet.
Just underneath flamed
a tangle of peonies in bloom, leaning down to the calm blue waters.
They seemed changed to one another's eyes, in the red brilliancy that flamed
upon their cheeks, while it lent the same fire to the lake, the rocks, and sky, and to the mists which had rolled back before its power.