Usage examples for Ashes

  1. Let a new fire arise from the ashes! – Witch-Doctors by Charles Beadle
  2. Peter shouted, his heart turning to ashes. – Sisters by Kathleen Norris
  3. Do you not believe that this terrible kingdom should be destroyed- made as nothing, and a new one built from its ashes? – Tom Swift and his Air Glider or, Seeking the Platinum Treasure by Victor Appleton
  4. She bowed her head as though beneath a weight; her skin was the pallor of grey ashes. – The Damned by Algernon Blackwood
  5. The hopes which had accompanied the end of slavery, half a century earlier, had turned to ashes. – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  6. The King shook his head slowly, and knocked the ashes from his pipe. – Revenge! by by Robert Barr
  7. " Why did He put love in our hearts if it must turn our lives to ashes? – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  8. He covered his face and turned, walking away through the ashes into the dark. – The Shepherd of the North by Richard Aumerle Maher
  9. If you doubt my word, come down on your knees with me and examine these ashes." – The Box with the Broken Seals by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  10. " I will appreciate it," said Wallie, sharply, " if you won't kick ashes in my gravy!" – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart
  11. But as soon as they were out of their beds and at play in another part of the palace, the Queen went to the closet, and setting fire to the two heron- skins where they hung, burnt them till not a feather of them was left, and only a heap of grey ashes remained to tell what had become of them. – Moonshine & Clover by Laurence Housman
  12. You sink up to your knees in ashes. – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  13. Her fresh life seemed all burned away and turned to ashes. – Landolin by Berthold Auerbach
  14. For even in the ruin of all things it is not well for men to sit down in the ashes and merely wait. – The Shepherd of the North by Richard Aumerle Maher
  15. I saw the ashes of a dead fire, and a cask that had held rum lying with the sides and end knocked in. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  16. The ashes were flying about on the hearth and the trees outside beat their branches against the windows. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  17. I beheld in front of me village after village reduced to ashes. – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie
  18. Having gone out, he left the lamp burning; the papers soon kindled, and his library was reduced to ashes. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  19. She drew her trembling fingers across her eyes, wet her lips which felt dry as ashes. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  20. I am now a new man, sprung like fire from ashes. – The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete by George Meredith