Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December, And each separate dying ember
wrought its ghost upon the floor.
Finally, I suggested that we experiment with it and see what it would do, so Perry built a fire, after placing the powder at a safe distance, and then touched a glow-ing ember
to a minute particle of the deadly explosive.
He had been gazing at the red embers
as intently as if his past life were all pictured there, or as if it were a prospect of the future world, when little Alice's voice aroused him.
The most simple manner in which this operation is performed, and I think, the best, consists in placing any number of the freshly plucked fruit, when in a particular state of greenness, among the embers
of a fire, in the same way that you would roast a potato.
In my joy I thrust my hand into the live embers
, but quickly drew it out again with a cry of pain.
It was red and hot, and now and again it was a little darkened--as it were, the embers
of a bonfire smouldering.
When it was very cold, embers
from the soldiers' campfire were placed on a bent sheet of iron on the steps in the "reception room"- as Denisov called that part of the hut- and it was then so warm that the officers, of whom there were always some with Denisov and Rostov, sat in their shirt sleeves.
I had probably slept only a few minutes, but my commonplace dream had somehow so strongly impressed me that I was no longer drowsy; and after a little while I rose, pushed the embers
of my fire together, and lighting my pipe proceeded in a rather ludicrously methodical way to meditate upon my vision.
In an ice-cavern behind the boat the last red embers
of a dying fire flicker from time to time over the figures of two men.
I had no notion of a kiln, such as the potters burn in, or of glazing them with lead, though I had some lead to do it with; but I placed three large pipkins and two or three pots in a pile, one upon another, and placed my firewood all round it, with a great heap of embers
One of the men was heating something in a tin cup over the embers
. Two were lying at full length a little distance away, while a fourth was trying to decipher a letter and had drawn close to the light.
On a low stool by the hearthside, the only article of furniture in the place, sat his mother, staring into a fireplace strewn with blackened embers
and cold ashes.