He gazed into the black flames of the fire in the hearth.
The stove popped an angry protest about the growing flames and she flinched.
The earth in flames, with earthquakes swallowing whole towns and buildings burning.
The favourite Buckingham stirred the flames of his master's discontent.
The glass in process of fusion is contained in a basin or tank built up of large blocks of fire-clay and is heated by one or more powerful gas flames which enter the upper part of the furnace chamber through suitable apertures or " ports."
The excretory system consists of peculiar cells, each of which bears several"flames" or bunches of synchronously vibrating cilia.
The village was burned by the British under Governor Tryon on the 12th of July 1779, and the chair in which it is alleged Tryon sat, on Grumman's Hill, as he watched the flames, has been kept as a relic. Norwalk was incorporated as a borough in 1836 and was chartered as a city in 1893.
This may be shown by furnishing the pipes with manometric flames placed in the same vertical line.
She sat on her feet and huddled under the blanket, watching the flames grow.
Rhyn awoke from the island dreamscape in the shadow world. He rose, uncertain what happened but recalling his urgency. He crossed through the glowing black portal into the one place he'd hoped never to see again: Hell. Unwilling to get stuck in the cell where he'd spent many lifetimes, he chose to open the portal into the office of the Council's betrayer, Sasha. The office was as he remembered it, down to the black flames in the hearth.
Petroleum (" burning water ") was known in Japan in the 7th century, whilst in Europe the gas springs of the north of Italy led to the adoption in 1226 by the municipality of Salsomaggiore of a salamander surrounded by flames as its emblem.
The flames and smoke of the destroyed villages were clearly seen from the allied fleet.
After the close of the diet the papal nuncio went to the Netherlands, where he kindled the flames of persecution, two monks of Antwerp, the first martyrs of the Reformation, being burnt in Brussels at his instigation.
The deceased rao had declared himself a Mahommedan, and his adherents were preparing to inter his body in a magnificent tomb, when the Jarejas and other Hindus seized the corpse and consigned it to the flames, according to Hindu custom.
Count KhuenHedervary, as Ban of Croatia, reduced political corruption to a fine art and governed by playing off Croat and Serb against each other, and fanning the dying flames of religious bigotry: while at the same time Serbia under King Milan was reduced to the position of a mere satellite of Vienna.
2 3); and in public sacrifices it was not only sprinkled on the head of the victim by the pontifex before its slaughter, and afterwards mingled with its blood, but was also thrown upon the flames over which it was roasted.
The plague was scarcely stayed before the whole city was in flames, a calamity of the first magnitude, but one which in the end caused much good, as the seeds of disease were destroyed, and London has never since been visited by such an epidemic. On the 2nd of September 1666 the fire broke out at one o'clock in the morning at a house in Pudding Lane.
A violent east wind fomented the flames which ra ed durin the whole of Monda and Fire.
On Thursday it was extinguished, but on the evening of that day the flames again burst forth at the Temple.
For a moment the wind blew the flames aside, leaving the corpses untouched.
Althaea thereupon seized the log, extinguished the flames, and hid it in a box.
When the flames had done their office, the ashes that were left and even the soil on which they lay were carefully removed and thrown into the Rhine.
He committed to the flames the whole body of the canon law, together with an edict of the head of the Church which had recently been issued against his teachings.
Peleus, having surprised her in the act, in alarm snatched the boy from the flames; whereupon Thetis fled back to the sea in anger (Apollodorus iii.
If two such flames are placed one under the other they may be excited by different sources, and the ratio of the frequencies may be approximately determined by counting the number of teeth in each in the same space.
30) maintains the vibration in a way to be discussed later, and the opening 0 makes the lower end a loop. The modes of vibration in an open organ pipe may be exhibited by means of Koenig's manometric flames (Phil.
The pipe is provided with manometric flames at its middle point, and at one-quarter and three-quarters of its length.
When the flames are viewed in a revolving mirror and the pipes are blown, each image of one flame lies between two images of the other.
The flames of revolt now spread across the Isthmus of Corinth: early in April the Christians of Dervenokhoria rose, and the whole of Boeotia and Attica quickly followed suit; at the beginning of May the Mussulman inhabitants of Athens were blockaded in the Acropolis.
The photographs obtained on that occasion proved beyond doubt the solar character of the prominences or red flames, seen around the limb of the moon during a solar eclipse.
In 1531 the Book of Jonah appeared with an important and highly interesting prologue, the only copy known of which is in the British Museum.6 Meanwhile the demand for New Testaments, for reading or for the flames, steadily increased, and the printers found it to their advantage to issue the Worms edition of the New Testament in not less than three surreptitious reprints before 1534.
Becquerel, however, investigated the character of the dispersion by using prism-shaped flames strongly coloured with sodium.
An interesting and instructive manner of introducing salts into flames was discovered by A.
3 Other more recent experiments confirm the idea that the radiation of flames is mainly determined by their temperature.
The flames of chlorine in hydrogen) do not apparently emit the usual sodium radiation when a sodium salt is placed in them.
The Order of Pius was founded in 1847 by Pius IX.; there are now three classes; the badge is an eight-pointed blue star with golden flames between the rays, a white centre bears the founder's name; the ribbon is blue with two red stripes at each border.
The royal palace of Christiansborg, originally built (1731-1745) by Christian VI., destroyed by fire in 1794, and rebuilt, again fell in flames in 1884.
Practically the whole town was destroyed, a gale aiding the flames, and the population had to leave the place in the night at the notice of a few minutes.
The efforts of the pope helped to rekindle the expiring flames of war, and for a year or two success completely deserted Philip. He lost the support of Ottakar of Bohemia and ofHer~ann I., landgrave of Thuringia; he was driven from North Germany into Swabia and Ottos triumph seemed assured.
The flames leaped up at once and the bonfire began to smoke and roar and crackle just as the great army of wooden Gargoyles arrived.
The woodman stirred the fire until the flames leaped high and the sparks flew out of the roof hole.
They did so, and as the flames lighted up the room, they saw their father enter with a child in his arms.
The fire leaped into life; the flames encircled me so that in a moment my clothes were blazing.
The officers were hurriedly drinking tea and breakfasting, the soldiers, munching biscuit and beating a tattoo with their feet to warm themselves, gathering round the fires throwing into the flames the remains of sheds, chairs, tables, wheels, tubs, and everything that they did not want or could not carry away with them.
Black figures flitted about before the fire, and through the incessant crackling of the flames talking and shouting could be heard.
At that moment the flames flared up and showed his young master's pale worn face.
The flames flared up again, lighting the animated, delighted, exhausted faces of the spectators.
No one replied to this remark and for some time they all gazed silently at the spreading flames of the second fire in the distance.
One of its sides had fallen in, another was on fire, and bright flames issued from the openings of the windows and from under the roof.
"She is bringing me my daughter whom I have just saved from the flames," said he.
* (2) Whose flames illumined his route.
I left it all in flames, replied Michaud in a decided tone, but glancing at the Emperor he was frightened by what he had done.
No flames were seen, but columns of smoke rose on all sides, and all Moscow as far as Pierre could see was one vast charred ruin.
Sounds of crying and screaming came from somewhere in the distance outside, and flames were visible through the cracks of the shed, but inside it was quiet and dark.
They split up the wood, pressed it down on the fire, blew at it with their mouths, and fanned it with the skirts of their greatcoats, making the flames hiss and crackle.
The destination of the path remained a burning mystery, but Tammy innocently tossed fuel on the flames with a chance comment one day while they were watching television.
By the time the wagons were fully engulfed in flames, they had traveled far enough to be out of the firelight.
The flames threw eerie lights into the sand around the wagons, but nothing moved.
She stared into the flames, wondering why none of the windows had curtains, and why so many things were left to gather dust in the attic.
Unable to exit the dream fully, Deidre had no concept of how long they stood before the black flames of the fire.
It was dim inside the stronghold, and the first torch they crossed that burned with black flames mesmerized her long enough for her to lose sight of Darkyn around a corner.
"Will he burst into flames or something?" she asked.
The door exploded open in flames, wood, and black fur.
I would.ve let them all go down in flames for how they treated you, she said.
He turned to address Dan, when the sagging building behind them exploded into flames and light.
His magic filled the space around them, bending light and shadows in a way she found as mesmerizing as flames or the falling snow.
You took care of the Grey God's issue before the immortal world went up in flames a few months ago.
This defiance to the sovereigns of Russia and Austria rekindled the flames of war.
29), who states that the flames consuming the two brothers burnt apart, indicating their unalterable hatred, even in death.
Dublin was saved by its inhabitants committing it to the flames, and, though nineteen victories were won, of which that at Slane in Louth by Robert was counted the chief, the success was too rapid to be permanent.
The flames now died down and were lost in the black smoke, now suddenly flared up again brightly, lighting up with strange distinctness the faces of the people crowding at the crossroads.
The flames were beautiful and entrancing.
Ominous black clouds belched flames and roared.
The flames swallowed it.