The excited faces of the soldiers were blackened with it.
Next to the opening was a blackened fire ring with two large boulders on either side.
Most of the store fronts were boarded up and a fifty foot blackened gap separated the two largest structures.
Dusty surveyed the blackened ruins of the church in the grainy light of dawn.
But there seemed to be no one to celebrate this holiday: everywhere were blackened ruins, and the few Russians to be seen were tattered and frightened people who tried to hide when they saw the French.
He led her through a fortress too ancient for her to date, its blackened walls and well-worn stones massive and thick.
She has done this deed for so many others, but I can't bear to heap more sin on my blackened soul and kill unborn this result of my Joshua's love.
The houses in Uzhitse are quite unlike those of more prosperous Servian towns, being tall, narrow structures of timber, frequently blackened by the damp. Pop. (1900) about 7000.
deep, built of sandstone blocks blackened with age (whence the name), and held together with iron clamps.
His battle-pieces have movement and fire, warm colouring (now too often blackened), and great command of the brush, - those of moderate dimensions are the more esteemed.
When the ovaries of the plant become affected with a peculiar fungus (Claviceps purpurea) they become blackened and distorted, constituting ergot.
"Fine men!" remarked Napoleon, looking at a dead Russian grenadier, who, with his face buried in the ground and a blackened nape, lay on his stomach with an already stiffened arm flung wide.
One fair-haired young soldier of the third company, whom Prince Andrew knew and who had a strap round the calf of one leg, crossed himself, stepped back to get a good run, and plunged into the water; another, a dark noncommissioned officer who was always shaggy, stood up to his waist in the water joyfully wriggling his muscular figure and snorted with satisfaction as he poured the water over his head with hands blackened to the wrists.
On all sides there were waste spaces with only stoves and chimney stacks still standing, and here and there the blackened walls of some brick houses.
After somewhat blackened hot dogs and some canned beans simmered nearby, we returned to the house and left the backyard to the emerging mosquitos.
The skull looked up through hollow eyes, just as the flashlight died, plunging the pair into a blackened void of darkness.
Just give me two minutes to digest this piece of charcoal, he said, biting into the blackened toast.
The access pad appeared as though it had been shot with a laser gun; it was blackened and melted.
Dan entered their command tent and threw down a chunk of blackened metal.
The iron-bark of the eastern coast uplands is well known (Eucalyptus sideroxylon), and is so called from the hardness of the wood, the bark not being remarkable except for its rugged and blackened aspect.
Pieces already detached were restored to their original positions, and those blackened by damp and dust were carefully cleaned.
But later the vomited matter is blackened by blood which has escaped into the stomach from the ulcerated growth.
It is sufficient to look at wire gauze backed by the sky or by a flame, through a piece of blackened cardboard, pierced by a needle and held close to the eye.
His nose is not only the flattest, but also the smallest among the IndoChinese; his eyes are rarely oblique; his mouth is large and his lips thick; his teeth are blackened and his gums destroyed by the constant use of the betel-nut, the areca-nut and lime.
It appeared that a surface blackened so as to absorb the radiant energy directed on it was repelled relatively to a polished surface.
They are at a dull red heat and are allowed to cool gradually in the air and become blackened by the formation on the surface of a film of oxide of copper.
round which a blackened sheet of paper is wrapped.
Sulphuretted hydrogen having no action upon it, articles made of it are not blackened in foggy weather or in rooms where crude coal gas is burnt.
In other cases the strands undergo differentiation into an outer layer with blackened, hardened cell-walls and a core of ordinary hyphae, and are then termed rhizomorphs (Armillaria mellea), capable not only of extending the fungus in the soil, like roots, but also of lying dormant, protected by the outer casing.
He received Johnson's homage with the most winning affability, and requited it with a few guineas, bestowed doubtless in a very graceful manner, but was by no means desirous to see all his carpets blackened with the London mud, and his soups and wines thrown to right and left over the gowns of fine ladies and the waistcoats of fine gentlemen, by an absent, awkward scholar, who gave strange starts and uttered strange growls, who dressed like a scarecrow and ate like a cormorant.
The surface of the calorimeter and the enclosure should be permanently blackened so as to increase the loss of heat by radiation as much as possible, as compared with the losses by convection and conduction, which are less regular.
In ancient times little difficulty was felt in this, authorities such as Aristotle and Vitruvius seeing in climate and circumstance the natural cause of racial differences, the Ethiopian having been blackened by the tropical sun, &c. Later and closer observations, however, have shown such influences to be, at any rate, far slighter in amount and slower in operation than was once supposed.
Nevertheless, in its dimmed and blackened state, the portrait casts an irresistible spell alike by subtlety of expression, by refinement and precision of drawing, and by the romantic invention of its background.
If the eye was placed at the focus, no sensation of light was observed, although small pieces of charcoal or blackened platinum foil were immediately raised to incandescence, thus giving rise to visible rays.
When given medicinally preparations of iron have an astringent taste, and the teeth and tongue are blackened owing to the formation of sulphide of iron.
In this case the object lay upon a stage plate, whose centre had so far been made opaque, so that the rays coming from the illuminating plane mirror could not reach the objective direct, but only the rays passing the stage plate to the side of this blackened portion reached the Lieberkiihn mirror, and were used in lighting.
45, a more powerful system D is used for a condenser, which has a blackened section on the back of the front lens of such a size that no light can enter the objective A.
Her face contorted with rage, and her eyes blackened.
A car, an unrecognizable hulk of blackened metal, was ground against the concrete abutment of an over pass in a puddle of water.
When I arrived the heavens opened and the sky blackened just in time to see... .
blackened ruins, ghostly in the glare of day.
blackened roof timbers under layers of old plaster from a smoke hole of about 1300.
We have successfully analyzed DNA from smoke blackened thatch from Cruck Cottage, Oxfordshire, dating from the 13th or 14th century.
blackened faces, the group would sing at houses in hopes for coins, gifts or food.
blackened reputation was irreclaimable for centuries.
blackened with soot.
blackened with age.
blackened by last frost.
blackened by incense smoke, the more venerable and potent they will be.
blackened by fire, yet most of the folders are intact.
Cook, stirring occasionally, for 30-40 minutes or until slightly blackened.
He struggles to his feet, his exposed skin now completely blackened by a chemical reaction.
A brass foundry has some black houses nearby the walls were externally clad with copper sheets, now blackened with age.
The larger diameter collagen fibers formed from Type I collagen are not blackened by silver.
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blackened all over; turn pepper every 5 minutes.
coppices of cork oak trees with their oddly blackened trunks.
In the end, gently sifting away the excess, I uncovered another beautiful blackened denarius.
A mass of split ended hair almost covering his blackened eyes that look devoid of sleep.
Pots emerging, a little blackened by last frost.
Delilah is the " Goddess night ", night being equated with the night hag, Lilith, ultimately the Babylonian Goddess Ninlil blackened.
In fact it is distilled in a rather humdrum blackened building that straddles the main road south from Kirkwall.
Tuck into jerk chicken, spicy ribs, blackened fish or meat jambalaya and soak up the family vibe.
Keith whyte to private accounts sufficiently intense do half was blackened.
Years earlier had blackened as they idea still muttered.
Grill 2 seeded and halved red peppers under a hot grill until the skin is blackened.
sky blackened just in time to see... .
soot blackened room some ten foot square.
The railroad was worked with old engines and ancient carriages always blackened by soot from the journey through the tunnel.
They blackened their faces as a disguise and wore paper streamers on their hats and clothes.
He constructed an apparatus in illustration, which he called a radiometer or lightmill, by pivoting a vertical axle carrying equidistant vertical vanes inside an exhausted glass bulb, one side of each vane being blackened and the other side bright, the blackened sides all pointing the same way round the axle.
The temperature of a gas is measured by the mean energy of translation of its molecules, which are independent of each other except during the brief intervals of collision; and collision of the separate molecules with the blackened surface of a vane, warmed by the radiation, imparts heat to them, so that they rebound from it with greater velocity than they approached.
When built in the neighbourhood of towns the nest is somewhat slovenly and untidy, being often composed of bits of dirty straw, pieces of paper and blackened moss; in one instance, near Glasgow, the author of the Birds of the West of Scotland found several postage-stamps thus employed.
This defect can be avoided (after Abbe) if a small central portion of the back surface of the front lens be ground away and blackened; this portion should exactly catch the direct cone of rays, whilst the edges of the lens let the deflected cone of rays pass through (fig.
Walls and floors were blackened or reddened by fire and every room was filled with fallen bricks.
Inside was a soot blackened room some ten foot square.
If the kernels are discolored, more white than yellow, again depending upon variety, blackened or if the kernels are soft and pliable, choose another ear.
I applied MAC's Kohl Power in Mystery, a blackened teal, at 2:30 in the morning before going to the Labor and Delivery ward.
The most popular shades are "Dirty", a blackened taupe with a pearl finish and "Below Ground," a brownish-bronze that serves as the perfect base color for both brown and green eyeshadow.
After booking through My Cruise Club, you will be required to fax a copy of your DD214 discharge papers or a copy of the leave and earning statement with your social security numbers blackened out.
Some high fashion and designer jewelry are actually are enhanced by the darkening of the silver and are artificially oxidized to give the silver a blackened surface.
The Pan Blackened Sea Scallops with bacon scented sweet yam puree and sautéed spinach is out of this world in The Laurel Court.
Why not consider a standard skull, but with glowing yellow pinpoints of light shining out of the blackened sockets?
When the scar healed it would remain blackened.
A dinner of Blackened Red Snapper costs $18, while a full course meal costs $25 and contains a diner's appetizer, dinner, and dessert.
Roast peppers in the oven until blackened.
Extinguished fires leave more than blackened walls and a lingering smell of smoke.
In Christian mythology, demons are depicted as the servants of Lucifer; fallen angels who are twisted, blackened and turned ugly by their association with jealousy, greed and envy.
Heavy leather shoes known as brogans or bootees - Thick, blackened leather shoes with heavy leather soles.
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