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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.
He couldn't sell them; he couldn't burn them; he was even compelled to insure them, to his intense disgust.
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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.
Well, if you write any more letters, we shall burn them unread, so it is no use to trouble us; and we will pay when we choose.
The engine did not answer very well, for the packing in the pole stuffing box used to burn out, and a cloud of steam escaped.
A subtle current of desire passed through her body, weakening her hold upon the brushes and making her eyes burn.
You may burn a candle, said the Jew, putting one upon the table; and heres a book for you to read till they come to fetch you.

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