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As soon as the requisite degree of heat is attained, the embers are removed, and the surface of the stones being covered with thick layers of leaves, one of the large packages of Tutao is deposited upon them and overspread with another layer of leaves.
From these embers the inspector disinterred the butt end of a green cheque book, which had resisted the action of the fire; the other half of the stick was found behind the door; and as this clinched his suspicions, the officer declared himself delighted.
Their voices were encompassed and reechoed by the walls of a chamber, the windows of which were rattling in the breeze; the regular vibration of a clock, the crackling of a fire, and the tinkling of the embers as they fell among the ashes, rendered the scene almost as vivid as if painted to the eye.
In a little while nothing remained but smouldering embers, and a great masterpiece existed no longer.
Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December, And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor.
Finally, I suggested that we experiment with it and see what it would do, so Perry built a fire, after placing the powder at a safe distance, and then touched a glow-ing ember to a minute particle of the deadly explosive.
Although he habitually wore blinkers, Crimson Embers was as tough and genuine as they come.
With the exception of the chicken turning on a string in front of the fire (an ancient and practical way to roast a fowl), Captain Cuttle would have cooked on the hearth in cookware that was positioned no more than a few inches from the fire, and held above the hearth on a little stand so embers could be shoveled underneath.
Glenda Wadsworth, regional business manager for Ember Inns in Hartlepool, said: "The Tall Ships is a fantastic new addition to the Ember portfolio.
Embers from the fire were blowing through the area before the MGR Design building caught fire, and the winds continued to spread embers from the MGR building as it burned, firefighters said.
OTCBB:ICOA) has announced that its free Wi-Fi broadband Internet access is now available at the new Embers Grill in Alpharetta, Georgia, US.
There is an excellent range of gas and electric fires and you don't even need to have a chimney because you can create a focal point with the Embers range of stylish flueless fires.
Before I did it I thought this is going to hurt because the embers were bright red.
Helicopters dump thousands of liters of water to cool and snuff out the embers.
For example, the Embers found that societies already experiencing chronic food and protein shortages did not engage in excessive fighting.