from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ember-day.


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  • I turned my back and went back to the embering campfire with a single roll and a single meal cooking.

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  • Beauty in elegy, mournfully sweet, the blush of youth behind a widow's veil, the deer's last leap, the fire embering, the last echoing word of a sad tale, the parting kiss, the heart's last beat, two forgotten and ancient souls remembering;

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  • He came over, looked at her in the dim red light of the embering campfire,

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  • Khrest lay supine, his embering eyes barely aware of the alien skies above him.

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  • No one cried, no one ran away or uttered a lamentation, though their hearts were very heavy as they sent loving messages to Father, rem - embering, as they spoke that it might be too late to deliver them.

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  • Is there not the fervid, the burning of intensity of feeling in the ray’s glowing into or embering back?

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