I could see that Montgomery had one of those slow, pertinacious tempers that will warm day after day to a white heat
, and never again cool to forgiveness; and I saw too that this quarrel had been some time growing.
I was surprised by lightning in the midst of these luminous sheets, as though they bad been rivulets of lead melted in an ardent furnace or metallic masses brought to a white heat
, so that, by force of contrast, certain portions of light appeared to cast a shade in the midst of the general ignition, from which all shade seemed banished.
Thus, in the crucible of shame amidst the white heat
of naked truths, the passion that the man had felt for the girl he had considered his social inferior was transmuted into love.
Aye, sir; he must have the white heat
for this kind of fine work.
Three days, at white heat
, completed his narrative; but when he had copied it carefully, in a large scrawl that was easy to read, he learned from a rhetoric he picked up in the library that there were such things as paragraphs and quotation marks.
All day a merciless sun blazed down into the bay, fierce and pale, as if at white heat
The white heat
of emotion had subsided to a gentle glow of contentment conducive to thought.
For, there was Bitzer, out of breath, his thin lips parted, his thin nostrils distended, his white eyelashes quivering, his colourless face more colourless than ever, as if he ran himself into a white heat
, when other people ran themselves into a glow.
With a consciously bad grace and stiff manner, as Wrayburn looked so easily and calmly on, he went out with these words, and the heavy door closed like a furnace-door upon his red and white heats
We had the white heat
of technology and The Who and The Doors.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Mortar, White Heat
RENOWNED celebrity chef Marco Pierre White was in Newcastle yesterday to catch up with staff at his city centre restaurant and celebrate the 25th anniversary edition of his cult cookbook White Heat