In calling upon dangerous blacks at night they pretended to be the spirits of dead Confederates, "just from Hell," and to quench their thirst would pretend to drink gallons of water which was poured into rubber sacks concealed under their robes.
He would not, however, entirely forbid and quench it (1 Thess.
In one conflict a giant thought to slay him, but he was saved by Abishai, the brother of Joab, and the men took an oath that David should no more go to battle lest he " quench the light of Israel."
It was named after the second wife of Jason, Glauce, who plunged into it to quench the fire of, the poisoned bridal garments given her by Medea.
4993); Memorials of English Affairs from the supposed expedition of Bruce to this Island to the end of the Reign of James I., were published 1709; Essays Ecclesiastical and Civil (1706); Quench not the Spirit ..
Every now and then indeed a striking circumstance, strikingly told, occurs in Joinville, such as the famous incident of the woman who carried in one hand a chafing dish of fire, in the other a phial of water, that she might burn heaven and quench hell, lest in future any man should serve God merely for hope of the one or fear of the other.
How careful he was to quench no smoking flax!
He drinks to quench his thirst, and that is all.