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The summer sun scorches the face of Yeddo, and summer rain comes down in wide bands of light.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Avoid shady seats and sleeping until dawn in the harvest season, when the sun scorches the body.
HESIOD, THE HOMERIC HYMNS, AND HOMERICAHOMER AND HESIOD
If it scorches black immediately, the heat is too furious; if it merely browns, it is right.
THE AMERICAN FRUGAL HOUSEWIFELYDIA M. CHILD
Silk scorches easily and should be pressed very carefully with a cool iron, light in weight.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
The hot breath of God is like unto a blast that scorches things in their very roots.
THE WHOLE ARMOUR OF GODJOHN HENRY JOWETT
His short black pipe immediately goes into his breast pocket, scorches his blouse, and nearly sets him on fire.
REPRINTED PIECESCHARLES DICKENS
Then some burning liquid scorches my mouth and throat, and instantly causes me to open my eyes.
'NEATH VERDUN, AUGUST-OCTOBER, 1914MAURICE GENEVOIX
The fierce sun wilts the vigor of his mind and scorches up the fresh enthusiasm of his heart.
SIAMGEORGE B. BACON
It is the torrid zone that scorches the face, and tobacco the gunpowder that blows it up.
NINETEEN CENTURIES OF DRINK IN ENGLANDRICHARD VALPY FRENCH
"When the fire gets started, it scorches and dries the bushes till they will burn," Louis explained.
FOUR YOUNG EXPLORERSOLIVER OPTIC

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