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a.1.Destitute of fire.
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Hesiod's diction is in the main Homeric, but one of his charms is the use of quaint allusive phrases derived, perhaps, from a pre- Hesiodic peasant poetry: thus the season when Boreas blows is the time when `the Boneless One gnaws his foot by his fireless hearth in his cheerless house'; to cut one's nails is `to sever the withered from the quick upon that which has five branches'; similarly the burglar is the `day-sleeper', and the serpent is the `hairless one'.
Poverty looks grim to grown people; still more so to children: they have not much idea of industrious, working, respectable poverty; they think of the word only as connected with ragged clothes, scanty food, fireless grates, rude manners, and debasing vices: poverty for me was synonymous with degradation.
The mess stewards had found their fireless heating arrangements intact, and there was hot cocoa for the officers and hot soup for the men.
The men crept together in the mess-room in the darkling, wrapped in what they could find and drank cocoa from the fireless heaters and listened to his cries.
Genestas seated himself in a corner by the fireless hearth.
The present study was, therefore, carried out to investigate the effects of different cooking methods (boiling, roasting, pan frying, and the use of a traditional fireless cooker) on the proximate and mineral composition of O.
In the morning, waking up shivery with fever in his fireless room, Coverdale cannot even contemplate "extruding so much as a finger into the icy atmosphere" (3:41) around him and wishes the reformation of society might be postponed indefinitely.
I have a double fireless cooker made around 1911 by the Toledo Cooker Company or the Ideal Fireless Cooker of Sanford, Texas, and I'm searching for the pans for this cooker.
Headquartered in North Canton, Ohio, Heat Surge, LLC is the distributor of Roll-n-Glow[R] Fireplace with Amish crafted mantle and patent pending Fireless Flame[R] technology that has earned the UL seal for safety.
The special effects bods behind the films also reveal some of their secrets - such as how to conjure up never-melting snow or fireless flames, plus the model of Hogwarts used in the movies will be covered in a blanket of snow.
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Anyway, after losing Game 1 despite having posted a whopping 22point lead in the first quarter, Austria had to wonder what really went wrong, although he had to rely blindly on the fireless, faggedout Fajardo in overtime.