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The moon was like a wonderful white lantern in the purple sky; there was but a smoulder of stars.
VILLA RUBEIN AND OTHER STORIESJOHN GALSWORTHY
It was strewn in a zigzag line, was lighted at one end, and allowed to smoulder away to the other.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
Quite large logs could be slipped in and they would lie there and smoulder, lasting sometimes all night.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD SALEMAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
Guillaume told me that he had known fires to smoulder on in grassy glens for weeks together.
WANDERINGS IN PATAGONIAJULIUS BEERBOHM
We lit our fire against its side, so that it soon began to smoulder and gave out a great heat.
THE BACKWOODSMANVARIOUS
He'll go off like a squib: and then he'll smoulder acridly and sceptically even against his own fire.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
Slowly the stunned eyes in the waxen white face became less wonder-wide and began to smoulder with outraged realization.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
The fires smoulder as a crown of jewels around us, and smoke stands still in the air, in columns made blue by the moonlight.
ANTHEMAYN RAND
The half-consumed logs were thrown aside to smoulder and die out, and dirt thrown upon the coals to extinguish their brightness.
THE GOLD HUNTER'S ADVENTURESWILLIAM H. THOMES
However they made the best of it, though the tent did leak, and the fire refused to do anything more than smoulder.
THE HEROES OF THE SCHOOLALLEN CHAPMAN

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