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Tim got down on the hearth and began piling paper and kindling and logs in the fireplace.
"The Church is very just," the priest answered him, more sternly still, a holy wrath kindling his sombre eyes.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Her eyes, now kindling again as she recovered from her recent fears, sought Fortunio's shifty glance.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
"It would be idle," came Wilding's icy voice to quench the gleam of hope kindling anew in Richard's breast.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
The terrible, slow-kindling anger of this Northerner made Durnovo catch his breath.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
And now, like a match to all that I had prepared and was preparing, had come the kindling thought of Evie Soames.
His emaciated chest heaved, and over the dwindled pupils of his kindling eyes rolled two hard-wrung tears of suffering.
"I think they were grand," answered the boy, his eyes kindling.
Green and wet as these are, they at once catch fire and flame up like kindling-wood.
It is proposed to form this ascending column of air by kindling large fires which, Mr. Espy says, are known to produce rain.
SYNONYM OF THE DAYAPRIL 23, 2021

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