She had just copied them with great care, and had destroyed the old manuscript, so that Amy's bonfire had consumed
the loving work of several years.
The young man looked at the hideous, leering face staring about the hotel dining room and was consumed
Either they had fled at the approaching doom of the city and were buried elsewhere, or some strange fire or other force of nature had consumed
and obliterated them.
The whole prairie was like the bush that burned with fire and was not consumed
A few minutes were consumed
in disposing of those present in a manner suitable to their rank and influence in the tribe.
But, either there was a smouldering fire within him that consumed
his vital energy, or the monotony that would have dragged itself with benumbing effect over a mind differently situated was no monotony to Clifford.
Worst of all was the frightful bill that was still to come from Graiczunas for the beer and liquor that might be consumed
I saw the fences half consumed
, their ends lost in the middle of the prairie, and some worldly miser with a surveyor looking after his bounds, while heaven had taken place around him, and he did not see the angels going to and fro, but was looking for an old post-hole in the midst of paradise.
Fire itself leaves the confession, in ashes, of the substance consumed
In such risings of fire and risings of sea--the firm earth shaken by the rushes of an angry ocean which had now no ebb, but was always on the flow, higher and higher, to the terror and wonder of the beholders on the shore--three years of tempest were consumed
A great deal of very hot port wine was consumed
at his call; and, considering the figure, I should think the Inner Temple must have made a profit by it.
the whole time in thinking how strange it was that I should be encompassed by all this taint of prison and crime; that, in my childhood out on our lonely marshes on a winter evening I should have first encountered it; that, it should have reappeared on two occasions, starting out like a stain that was faded but not gone; that, it should in this new way pervade my fortune and advancement.