In a few minutes the kindling was burning.
As a teacher he had a remarkable power of kindling enthusiasm; and he sent out many distinguished pupils, among whom may be mentioned Hitzig, Schrader, Noldeke, Diestel and Dillma nn.
In the twilight saddled horses could be seen, and Cossacks and hussars who had rigged up rough shelters in the glade and were kindling glowing fires in a hollow of the forest where the French could not see the smoke.
The most significant was the liberation, at the moment of kindling the funeral pyre, of an eagle which was supposed to bear the emperor's soul to heaven.
His lectures and conversation classes were extraordinarily good, possessing as he did the rare gift of kindling the enthusiasm without curbing the individuality of his pupils.
Pope Leo X., moreover, handed over three-quarters of Italy to the new emperor in exchange for Luthers condemnation, thereby kindling that rivalry between Charles V.
But there is an interesting parallel in the legend of the kindling of the sacred fire and the igniting of the "thick water" in the time of Nehemiah (2 Macc. i.
The second class of altars, called (3wyoi by the Greeks and altaria by the Romans, appears to have originated in temporary constructions such as heaps of earth, turf or stone, made for kindling a sacrificial fire as occasion required.
In the later form of the story Philoctetes was the friend and armour-bearer of Heracles, who presented him with his bow and poisoned arrows as a reward for kindling the fire on Mt Oeta, on which the hero immolated himself.
the only permitted method of kindling it, (b) the tracing on the ground of the vedi, or magical circle, to destroy impurities, (c) the digging of the hole which constituted the real altar, (d) the preparation of the post which represented the sacrificer and to which the victim was tied, and other minor details.
He had a kindling sympathy with everything lofty and generous, and framed his own conduct upon the highest principles.
Chopping wood with ice-axes and trying to get kindling lit.
Of the smaller compositions the most interesting is the Vairagya Sandipani, or "Kindling of continence," a poem describing the nature and greatness of a holy man, and the true peace to which he attains.
But Napoleon little knew the flame he was kindling.
As ever, Lin and I look forward to renewing old friendships and kindling new ones.
An ax may b e kept near a chopping block to make kindling.
After the tinder is burning well, add small kindling.
Lewyn for example was to provide stone and lime whereas Lord Scrope was to provide kindling and wood for scaffolding.
Softwoods tend to be easy to light and to burn quickly (making them very good kindling ).
Effect of amygdaloid kindling on the content and release of amino acids from the amygdaloid complex: in vivo and in vitro studies.
Euphoric mood broken, I rummage through my pack for the little kindling we could afford to carry.
Igniting a stove, paper or kindling is easy with these new gadgets.
kindlealso broke up pieces of real coal, logs and kindling for the fires, log baskets and coal scuttles.
The stove is lit quickly and easily using dry kindling and newspaper.
Be sure to include plenty of dry kindling, you will need it.
Effect of amygdaloid kindling on the content and release of amino acids from the amygdaloid kindling on the content and release of amino acids from the amygdaloid complex: in vivo and in vitro studies.
Light damp bonfires with dry kindling such as newspaper, sacking, cardboard and empty wooden boxes or with domestic lighters.
renewing old friendships and kindling new ones.
But these eight songs still present 32 minutes of barely suppressed emotions on the verge of kindling.
When the tinder burns well, then add hardwood branches or kindling, logs or charcoal briquettes to the fire.
Gather up kindling or small dry sticks and slivers of wood.
Lay the kindling over the paper in the shape of a teepee.
Light the paper underneath the kindling.
Once the kindling has caught on fire, place some larger pieces of firewood gently on the burning kindling.
Place this little candle down with some kindling on top to easily start your fire.
Coghlans Fire Paste fire starter is easy when you place a little paste on your kindling and light it to start your fire.
Gather up kindling of small, dry sticks and slivers of wood.
Light the paper underneath the kindling with a match or firestarter.
Once the kindling has caught on fire place some larger pieces of firewood gently on the burning kindling.
Place small pieces of wood or kindling in a tee-pee shape over the paper.
They were only coquetting a little with us, or bent on kindling delusive hopes.
Fire starter in the event you cannot find dry kindling.
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