Usage examples for Ashes

  1. " 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
  2. 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
  3. She drew her trembling fingers across her eyes, wet her lips which felt dry as ashes. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  4. The King shook his head slowly, and knocked the ashes from his pipe. – Revenge! by by Robert Barr
  5. 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
  6. I beheld in front of me village after village reduced to ashes. – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie
  7. 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
  8. Peter shouted, his heart turning to ashes. – Sisters by Kathleen Norris
  9. " I will appreciate it," said Wallie, sharply, " if you won't kick ashes in my gravy!" – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart
  10. I am now a new man, sprung like fire from ashes. – The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete by George Meredith
  11. She bowed her head as though beneath a weight; her skin was the pallor of grey ashes. – The Damned by Algernon Blackwood
  12. You sink up to your knees in ashes. – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Her fresh life seemed all burned away and turned to ashes. – Landolin by Berthold Auerbach
  16. Let a new fire arise from the ashes! – Witch-Doctors by Charles Beadle
  17. 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