But she has a temper, and sometimes it catches fire and flames up, and is likely to burn
whatever is near it; but it is soon over, the passion goes as quickly as it comes.
A rich cathedral gloom pervades the pillared aisles; so the stray flecks of sunlight that strike a trunk here and a bough yonder are strongly accented, and when they strike the moss they fairly seem to burn
When I returned to my seat, that lady was just delivering an order of which I did not catch the import; but Burns
immediately left the class, and going into the small inner room where the books were kept, returned in half a minute, carrying in her hand a bundle of twigs tied together at one end.
Then to the yard with the whole of them," said the curate; "for to have the burning of Queen Pintiquiniestra, and the shepherd Darinel and his eclogues, and the bedevilled and involved discourses of his author, I would burn
with them the father who begot me if he were going about in the guise of a knight-errant.
Have the interior seats, bunks, and frames pulled down, and burn
The sun's heat is rarely strong enough to burn
, even when it is focused by dewdrops, as is sometimes the case in more tropical districts.
Further, the enemy would naturally on his arrival at once burn
and ruin the country at the time when the spirits of the people are still hot and ready for the defence; and, therefore, so much the less ought the prince to hesitate; because after a time, when spirits have cooled, the damage is already done, the ills are incurred, and there is no longer any remedy; and therefore they are so much the more ready to unite with their prince, he appearing to be under obligations to them now that their houses have been burnt and their possessions ruined in his defence.
The first is to burn
soldiers in their camp; the second is to burn
stores; the third is to burn
baggage trains; the fourth is to burn
arsenals and magazines; the fifth is to hurl dropping fire amongst the enemy.
said he to Monk, glancing at him sideways: "you are a general, and allow your men to burn
houses and assassinate people, while you look on and warm your hands at the blaze of the conflagration?
So she made a fire on her hearth, and that it might burn
the quicker, she lighted it with a handful of straw.
You may burn
your fingers a little, of course; but then it's a hundred thousand roubles, remember--it won't take you long to lay hold of it and snatch it out.
He knew that he would suffer, for he recalled the faint memories of past burns
I have taken good care not to burn
We twa hae paidl't i' the burn
, Frae mornin' sun til dine:* But seas between us braid hae roar'd, Sin auld lang syne.
To secure the money for his voyage Burns
had published his poems in a little volume.