fiamme


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fi·am·me

 (fē-ä′mē)
pl.n.
Thin black streaks of volcanic glass found in ignimbrites.

[Italian, pl. of fiamma, flame (from the flamelike shape of the streaks), from Latin flamma; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]
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Il dolore era, per gli inquisitori, che conducevano essi stessi una vita assai austera, un mezzo di purificazione, di catarsi personale (77): se Dio aveva sofferto sulla croce per i peccati altrui e ogni giorno rinnovava il suo cruento sacrificio sugli altari di tutto il mondo cristiano, innalzando l'uomo attraverso la sofferenza e purificandolo con le fiamme del purgatorio, o punendolo eternamente con le fiamme dell'inferno, i patimenti inflitti agli eretici rappresentavano, precisamente, un modo di espiazione delle colpe per la riconciliazione con Dio--qualora costoro si pentissero e confessassero i loro crimini--o di anticipazione della dannazione eterna, qualora essi ostinatamente non recedessero dalla loro scelta peccaminosa (78).
Nei sen del mio bene serbate, voi stelle, di fiamme si belle eterno l'ardor.
Quali Alessandro in quelle parti calde d'India vide sopra 'l suo stuolo fiamme cadere infino a terra salde, [Such as Alexander in those hot parts Of India saw over his hosts Flames fall solid down to earth,] Dante Inquires about the Spiritual Fate of the Virtuous Indian
This attitude led him to search in every way to escape military service, in order to help his mother in the awful years of racial laws after 1938 (even if Catholic and Fascist, Pia Treves was persecuted for her Jewish origins, and her writings were registered in the infamous list of prohibited books) (3), and to adhere to the partisan movement after 8 September 1943, by joining the military group "Fiamme Verdi".
Another handful of players come from Fiamme Oro and Viadana, whilst former Bath flanker Dave Sisi joins and Ciaran Gaffney arrives from Connacht.
La magnitudine delle due armate e inferita anche dalla successiva descrizione delle fiamme provenienti dall'alto e introdotte dalla figura di Giove e dai suoi caratteristici fulmini:
This happened just after four o'clock in the afternoon of September 9, 1940: the six attacking Cant Z.1007bis trimotors, which were apparently supposed to bomb the port facilities at Jaffa, unloaded their bombs over a residential area four kilometres to the north-east (JAFFA WAREHOUSES IN FLAMES -1 depositi di Giaffa in fiamme, trumpeted II Corriere della Sera in a five column front-page headline, above an aerial photograph of vast columns of smoke boiling up from the burning dockyards, which a caption in smaller print identified as the docks in London following the Luftwaffe's attack on 7 September.
(1) close to the still-burning vicino al camion in fiamme truck (2) high-flying reconnaissance aerei da ricognizione ad alta planes quota (3) a never-ending cataract of una cascata incessante di energy energia (4) his shack's west-facing la porta che era rivolta a ovest front door (5) a leftover from the un residuo degli anni free-spending Clinton years.
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