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  • Ms. HUDES: (Reading) Well, Q is for quemar, which is to burn - to burn a house to the ground beneath, making a block full of row homes look like a smile that's missing its two front teeth.

    An Alphabetical Urban Tour Teaches 'Barrio ABCs'

  • Ms. HUDES: (Reading) Well, Q is for quemar, which is to burn - to burn a house to the ground beneath, making a block full of row homes look like a smile that's missing its two front teeth.

    An Alphabetical Urban Tour Teaches 'Barrio ABCs'

  • Ms. HUDES: (Reading) Well, Q is for quemar, which is to burn - to burn a house to the ground beneath, making a block full of row homes look like a smile that's missing its two front teeth.

    An Alphabetical Urban Tour Teaches 'Barrio ABCs'

  • Ms. HUDES: (Reading) Well, Q is for quemar, which is to burn - to burn a house to the ground beneath, making a block full of row homes look like a smile that's missing its two front teeth.

    An Alphabetical Urban Tour Teaches 'Barrio ABCs'

  • Yo quise quemar este libro en presencia de su dueño, y esperándole un dia que me habia de venir á ver, supe que dos dias antes se habia ido

    Fray Luis de León A Biographical Fragment

  • Yo quise quemar este libro en presencia de su dueno, y esperandole un dia que me habia de venir a ver, supe que dos dias antes se habia ido a Avila, huyendo de la enfermedad de pintas que andaba entonces en Salamanca; y asi le queme aquella noche en mi celda en una chimenea que hay en ella.

    Fray Luis de Leon

  • Sacavan con liberalidad los coraçones a las aves y animales, y echavanlos a quemar en el fuego;

    Animal Figures in the Maya Codices

  • [318 - †] "Y les ofrecían dos pellas de una leche o resina de un arbol que llaman _kik_, para quemar y ciertas iguanas y pan y una mitra y un manojo de flores y una piedra preciosa de las suyas."

    Animal Figures in the Maya Codices

  • Tenia asimesmo sogas, costales, cestas, y troxes de oro y plata; rimeros de palos de oro, que pareciesen leña rajada para quemar.

    The Discovery of Guiana. Paras. 1-49

  • "Pues vayan todos al corral, dixo el Cura, que a trueco de quemar a la reyna Pintiquïniestra, y al pastor Darinel y a sus eglogas, y a las endiabladas y revueltas razones de su autor, quemara con ellos al padre que me engendro si andubiera en figura de caballero andante."

    The History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic — Volume 2

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