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  • n. Plural form of hearth.

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Examples

  • They recall the hearths whose early fires gleamed upon the visage of the bold cavalier, while the deep, unconquerable faith of religion, and the impassioned instincts of the Anglo-Saxon devotion to liberty, were breathed by household groups, in customary household terms.

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  • I would have you feel, what careless, what constant, what infectious sin there is in all modes of thought, whereby, in calling your churches only 'holy,' you call your hearths and homes profane; and have separated yourselves from the heathen by casting all your household gods to the ground, instead of recognising, in the place of their many and feeble

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  • I would have you feel, what careless, what constant, what infectious sin there is in all modes of thought, whereby, in calling your churches only "holy," you call your hearths and homes "profane"; and have separated yourselves from the heathen by casting all your household gods to the ground, instead of recognizing, in the place of their many and feeble

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  • "Ninety-five percent of the archaeological record that we usually base our interpretations on is comprised of chip stone artifacts, ground stone artifacts, maybe old hearths, which is a fire pit, or rock rings that would have been used to stabilize a house," Lee said.

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  • When playing "hearths" extended to mimicking the copulating activities of their elders, the adults smiled indulgently.

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  • They were playing "hearths," making believe they were sharing a hearth the way grown-up women and men did.

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  • But a reasonable list of the "hearths" of agriculture might go something like this: Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Indus valley, inland Southeast Asia, the

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  • [Scroll of Recall II], which gives you three extra 'hearths' per hour.

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  • The rooms are named for design greats Eileen Gray, George Nelson and Ray and Charles Eames, and though the décor can at times head toward the '80s, the oversized bathrooms, gas hearths and flat-screens make up for it.

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  • Wessex's two other footballing figures of grandeur left the madding crowds behind to return to their native heath and hearths.

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