conflagrations love

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  • n. Plural form of conflagration.

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Examples

  • Government, which was in the habit of rendering financial help to the population in the case of elemental catastrophes, such as conflagrations or inundations, had refrained from granting the slightest monetary assistance to the Jewish sufferers from the pogroms.

    History of the Jews in Russia and Poland. Volume II From the death of Alexander I. until the death of Alexander III. (1825-1894)

  • Fire arising from natural causes, such as conflagrations started by lightning, no doubt early taught man the advantage of this agency as a protection from cold, but the artificial production of fire was a process too intricate to be arrived at by undeveloped man except as a result of accident.

    Man And His Ancestor A Study In Evolution

  • How pay them at the public cost; -- how, above all, by _setting fire_ to the public, as we said; clapping 'conflagrations' on the public, which the services of blockheads, _non-idonei_, intrinsically are!

    Past and Present Thomas Carlyle's Collected Works, Vol. XIII.

  • How pay them at the public cost; -- how, above all, by _setting fire_ to the public, as we said; clapping 'conflagrations' on the public, which the services of blockheads, _non-idonei, _ intrinsically are!

    Past and Present

  • Francisco were apparently being swept by vast conflagrations.

    Page 7

  • I could hear the explosions of their mines and bombs, and see the smoke of their conflagrations, and that was all.

    Chapter 23: The People of the Abyss

  • And not alone could he thus explode powder at a distance, but he could ignite conflagrations.

    THE ENEMY OF ALL THE WORLD

  • What connects the violence is the way that a flashpoint—in the case of Inner Mongolia, the death of a Mongol at the hands of a Han Chinese truck driver, and in southern China, the assault by security personnel on a pregnant migrant worker—sets off much wider conflagrations.

    Wave of Unrest Rocks China

  • “Pretty much every possible contentious political issue comes up at Google,” Brin said in September 2002, ticking off other recent conflagrations involving gun ads and neo-Nazi websites.

    In the Plex

  • Anyone who tried to clear and burn brush from near their homes in the cool season when there was little risk of mass conflagrations was stopped because it would put CO2 in the atmosphere.

    Senate Action On Stimulus Package - NASA Watch

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