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  • If forage was not brought him he would go seek it and the new-lit freedom puff out like a match.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • With our shaggy jackets drawn about our shoulders, we now passed the Tomahawk from one to the other, till slowly there grew over us a blue hanging tester of smoke, illuminated by the flame of the new-lit lamp.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Indeed a connoisseur might even say that they clashed: brilliant blue; opaque, glittering black; fiery hues like those of a new-lit fire; bloodred, and, lastly, a rich orange-brown, the shade of a fine cognac.

    Through Wolfs Eyes

  • He raised his eyes to my face, not with any message, but as he had gazed at the winecup, or the women, or the flame of the new-lit lamp.

    The King Must Die

  • Scr-a-tch! and the new-lit jet gave a glorified glare that illuminated everything in the room, from the Japanese vase on the corner bracket to the pattern of the rug before the open fire.

    Illustrated Science for Boys and Girls

  • Smothering in their holy ashes freedom's new-lit altar fires.

    Standard Selections A Collection and Adaptation of Superior Productions From Best Authors For Use in Class Room and on the Platform

  • Then the tall young stranger emerged from his hiding place, and noiselessly went out through the rustic gateway, trampling beneath his feet, the fallen leaves, over whose inevitable fate, Honor had spent so many sighs; but his heart was beating quickly, and his face was aglow with a new-lit flame.

    Honor Edgeworth Ottawa's Present Tense

  • And never a hand to beckon back from the path of the new-lit moon;

    Fires of Driftwood

  • A new-lit lantern in the archway diffused a wan light around his pale face while he peered forward into the dusk.

    In the Claws of the German Eagle

  • Smothering in their holy ashes Freedom's new-lit altar-fires;

    Present Crisis

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