"There is a legend among the humans of the phoenix, who rises from his own ashes," the Watcher replied.
Long after the fire burned down, she stared at the ashes, tears coursing down her cheeks.
We nicknamed him the Phoenix, which is notorious for not only rising from ashes but also for taking down everyone and everything around them in flames.
The city had struggled through the drabness of poverty and joblessness in an effort to raise itself from the ashes of long-dead industries.
We could cremate him and spread a few ashes around so the widow has a place to mourn.
Dad wanted me to bury his ashes here too.
The guardsman lowered his gaze to the ashes as he began digging in earnest.
Ashes and dirt sullied his uniform and made him sneeze.
The ashes had long since stopped burning, and the air was still filled with magic.
The book's fate was to burn until not even ashes remained!
She and her father had buried Mom's ashes there, and then after he died, Josh had helped her bury his ashes there too.
Megan tossed the ashes, tray and all, into the trash can beside her desk.
The copper tray hit the bottom of the can with a loud clatter, spewing ashes into the stale office air.
The acrid smell of cigarette ashes burned her nose and brought tears to her eyes.
4 The words mean: This shrine for ashes of the Buddha, the Exalted One, is the pious work of the Sakiyas, his brethren, associated with their sisters, and their children, and their wives.
And we need have no hesitation in accepting this as a monument put up over a portion of the ashes from the funeral pyre of Gotama the Buddha.
Of the carbon dioxide and ammonia no exhaustion can take place, but of the mineral constitutents the supply is limited because the soil cannot afford an indefinite amount of them; hence the chief care of the farmer, and the function of manures, is to restore to the soil those minerals which each crop is found, by the analysis of its ashes, to take up in its growth.
I felt the hot breath from the engine on my face, and the smoke and ashes almost choked us.
"Does he live there?" asks the black bonnet of the gray coat; and the hard-featured farmer reins up his grateful dobbin to inquire what you are doing where he sees no manure in the furrow, and recommends a little chip dirt, or any little waste stuff, or it may be ashes or plaster.
You may wonder what his rigmarole, his amateur Paganini performances on one string or on twenty, have to do with your planting, and yet prefer it to leached ashes or plaster.
As I drew a still fresher soil about the rows with my hoe, I disturbed the ashes of unchronicled nations who in primeval years lived under these heavens, and their small implements of war and hunting were brought to the light of this modern day.
Russia will shudder to learn of the abandonment of the city in which her greatness is centered and in which lie the ashes of your ancestors!