kindled


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set afire

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First he takes about a double handful of shavings out of his grego pocket, and places them carefully before the idol; then laying a bit of ship biscuit on top and applying the flame from the lamp, he kindled the shavings into a sacrificial blaze.
Soon after the completion of his college course, his whole nature was kindled into one intense and passionate effervescence of romantic passion.
Kitty, a fair but frozen maid, Kindled a flame I yet deplore, The hoodwink'd boy I called to aid, Though of his near approach afraid, So fatal to my suit before.
An immediate interest kindled within me for the unknown Catherine, and I began forthwith to decipher her faded hieroglyphics.
As the first carefully shaded light was kindled in the sick-room, the physician, who had been summoned from Bristol, arrived to consult with the medical attendant of the family.
And yet I have had the weakness, and have still the weakness, to wish you to know with what a sudden mastery you kindled me, heap of ashes that I am, into fire--a fire, however, inseparable in its nature from myself, quickening nothing, lighting nothing, doing no service, idly burning away.
Presently we saw other torches kindled at some distance behind us, and others on the marshes on the opposite bank of the river.