Jo turned hot at the bare idea, and stuffed the whole bundle into her stove, nearly setting the chimney afire
with the blaze.
He was still silent but began at once to erect a heap of dry sticks which he presently set afire
Besides, supposing we are loaded with powder barrels aft and lucifers forward; how the devil could the lucifers get afire
in this drenching spray here?
WHEN I told the king I was going out disguised as a petty freeman to scour the country and familiarize myself with the humbler life of the people, he was all afire
with the novelty of the thing in a minute, and was bound to take a chance in the adven- ture himself -- nothing should stop him -- he would drop everything and go along -- it was the prettiest idea he had run across for many a day.
JUMP AND RUN, THE BOAT'S AFIRE
AND THERE AIN'T A MINUTE TO LOSE
He was just a-blazing; and whenever he got afire
he was most likely to get afire
The Lord above knows what the compromising consequences would be to numbers of people, if some of our documents were seized or destroyed; and they might be, at any time, you know, for who can say that Paris is not set afire
to-day, or sacked to-morrow
She is a girl of the most wonderful beauty, and Dingaan is afire
with longing to have her to wife.
His voice sounded louder and higher, as if he were afire
with eagerness and rage.
The small grey eyes blinked, the lips moved, with greed; greed was the ruling passion; and though there was some good nature, some genuine kindliness, a true human touch, in the old toper, his greed was now so set afire
by hope, that all other traits of character lay dormant.
Away across the road the woods beyond Ham and Peter- sham were still afire
Wait," said Bazin, striking a flint, and setting afire
a twisted wax-light, with which he started the church candles.