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He thrust the Cardinal's mantle into it, and stood over the smouldering cloth, till the whole was consumed to ashes.THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The Seneschal stood with blanched face and gaping mouth, his fire all turned to ashes before the passion of this gaunt man.ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Bridgewater, Mass., invaded by the Indian enemy, and 17 buildings laid in ashes.THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He stirred the smoldering ashes till the broiled fowl began to sizzle afresh.THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The boy took a piece of wood and covered it with a paste made of ashes and oil.ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
The brick flues and top of the bricks were covered with ashes just level with the ground.LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
But at that insult Garnache's brain seemed to take fire, and his cautious resolutions were reduced to ashes by the conflagration.ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The upper surfaces of the boilers were covered with a layer of ashes for the same purpose.LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Then with the potatoes we've roasted in the ashes and plenty of bread and butter and a pot of coffee—Well, words fail.DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
The cloud coals grow fainter—now purple; and now in ashes they float away into the chill blue.THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD

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