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When the Gods entered his dwelling they found only the burnt-out fire.

He was not white, as the dead are said to be: no, he was as black as a coal—a burnt-out coal.

True poetry, the best of it, is but the ashes of a burnt-out passion.

And that was all; that and the burnt-out blue of the sky and the steady shimmer of the heat.

The circling darknesses are opaque to us,—like burnt-out suns.

He came to the fireplace and raked in the ashes of the burnt-out fire.

The black ashes of burnt-out fires marked his progress and hers.

He dropped his burnt-out cigarette into the ash-tray at his side.

My soul is a blackened grate of burnt-out fires, of which only a coal remains.

Then he looked down at this white, burnt-out brand that lay before him.

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