Bonfires Sentence Examples
More soldiers in gray and black made their way down the bonfires, pausing to talk to Mike.
Five bonfires had sprung up, each one with a massive spit turning a large deer in its center.
As usual, in their spare time, they lit bonfires, steamed themselves before them naked; smoked, picked out and baked sprouting rotten potatoes, told and listened to stories of Potemkin's and Suvorov's campaigns, or to legends of Alesha the Sly, or the priest's laborer Mikolka.
When the officers had emptied and smashed their glasses, Kirsten filled others and, in shirt sleeves and breeches, went glass in hand to the soldiers' bonfires and with his long gray mustache, his white chest showing under his open shirt, he stood in a majestic pose in the light of the campfire, waving his uplifted arm.
On the left our troops were close to a copse, in which smoked the bonfires of our infantry who were felling wood.Advertisement
It was past dusk, and bonfires were springing up down the beach.
She and Jack joined the others on the street, going to the bonfires.
As for copes, in some places they were ordered to be worn, and were worn at the Holy Communion, 4 while elsewhere they were thrown into the bonfires with the rest.5 The difficulty seems to have been not to suppress the chasuble, of the use of which after 1559 not a single authoritative instance has been adduced, but to save the surplice, which the more zealous Puritans looked on with scarcely less disfavour.
The Black God strode through the quiet buildings until he reached a long hallway overlooking a courtyard packed with hundreds of vamps and several bonfires.
By the 1st of November firewood would not ignite in the open air, and the soldiers warmed themselves over big bonfires of straw.Advertisement
The illuminations in London and the great provincial towns were magnificent, and all the hills from Ben Nevis to the South Downs were crowned with bonfires.
It is also widely assumed that there are byelaws prohibiting bonfires at certain times, but this is not the case.
Be considerate when lighting bonfires or having a barbecue, not everyone wants their washing to smell of smoke and charred sausages!
Deal with nuisance from garden bonfires - contact your local district council.
Light damp bonfires with dry kindling such as newspaper, sacking, cardboard and empty wooden boxes or with domestic lighters.Advertisement
There are no bylaws in Dartford controlling lighting of bonfires or the times of lighting of bonfires or the times of lighting.
The bonfires, forest feast and horse-drawn sledge ride proved as popular as ever.
She rejected with resolute dignity the intercession of French envoys for the life of the queen-dowager of France; she allowed the sentence of death to be proclaimed and welcomed with bonfires and bellringing throughout the length of England; she yielded a respite of twelve days to the pleading of the French ambassador, and had a charge trumped up against him of participation in a conspiracy against her life; at length, on the 1st of February 1587, she signed the death-warrant, and then made her secretaries write word to Paulet of her displeasure that in all this time he should not of himself have found out some way to shorten the life of his prisoner, as in duty bound by his oath, and thus relieve her singularly tender conscience from the guilt of bloodshed.
Behind the guns were their limbers and still farther back picket ropes and artillerymen's bonfires.
Very often children and babies are carried around the bonfires, because Hindus believe this will keep them safe from harm.Advertisement
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The Celtic priests were also known as the Druids, and they made Samhain a big event by lighting large bonfires.
The Druids also dressed up in costumes that were made from animal heads and skins.When they were finished with the Samhain celebrations, the Celts re-lit the fires in their homes from the flames of those sacred bonfires.
Large bonfires were lit, and people dressed up in costumes and marched in a parade.
People then took sticks from the ceremonial bonfires and used them to light their own hearth fires in the hopes it would bring them good luck during the winter months.Advertisement
Finally, don't overlook simple yet fun party ideas, like bonfires, sports parties, beach or pool luaus, and even decade parties, in which party guests dress in the outfits from their favorite decade.
Large pits are dug across the line of advance of these great insect armies to stop them when in the larval or wingless stage, and even huge bonfires are lighted to check their flight when adult.
The Samhain celebration included fortune telling, the lighting of bonfires and the tossing of animal bones and items from the harvest onto these fires.