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Truth is a torch, but one of enormous size; so that we slink past it in rather a blinking fashion for fear it should burn us.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.
In pursuing his alchemical researches, he discovered Prussian blue, and the animal oil which bears his name.
He couldn't sell them; he couldn't burn them; he was even compelled to insure them, to his intense disgust.
They used to declare that every unbaptised baby would go to Hell and burn for ever in fire and brimstone.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
And it shall devour the mountains, and burn the wilderness, and consume all that is green as with fire.
Movement to know that she was attired in appropriate costume—short frock, biped continuations and a mannish oil-skin hat.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
A very small amount may be present after ingestion of large quantities of cod-liver oil or other fats.
I thought we were in for an encore performance, but gradually the uproar died away, and by midnight all was quiet.
About midnight the combination of sultry heat and banked clouds produced the usual results.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR

WORDS RELATED TO BURN MIDNIGHT OIL

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