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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.
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.
The Gentleman's Magazine contains a long list of the bridges and churches which attest his reputation and skill.
I hung the receiver up again, wondering what business could fetch Jack Bridges round at that time of the evening to see me.
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 town is built on both sides of the Clyde, which is crossed by fine stone bridges, but seven-eighths of it lie on the north.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Then it came to my mind in a flash that the parchment was nothing else than human skin, and Richard Bridges' skin at that.

WORD OF THE DAY

judderverb (used without object) | [juhd-er ]SEE DEFINITION