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Usage examples for burning

  1. Well, then, it's a burning shame that in a city called Christian a poor girl is not more safe outside of her own door than if she were in a jungle. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  2. Burning under the memory of her kiss of the night before, Mostyn told himself that he must by all means see her alone that day. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  3. " He seems to be burning up," said Peter. – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort
  4. It was wonderful up here, with the sun burning hot in a sky clear- blue already. – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  5. So, perhaps, we may escape burning. – Flemish Legends by Charles de Coster
  6. That burning pain came in my head. – Will of the Mill by George Manville Fenn
  7. At the sight of the letter the room that had been empty and cold was suddenly burning hot and filled with a thousand voices. – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  8. She bent down over the child, and kissed it, and kissed it with hot, burning lips. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  9. She glanced toward the burning candles. – The Boarded-Up House by Augusta Huiell Seaman
  10. " Well, I'm not talking about Lydia," she resumed presently, " though there's something I've always had a burning curiosity to find out." – The Ancient Law by Ellen Glasgow
  11. " After a while he took us out of the house, and then I saw that most of the houses in the little village were burning. – New National Fourth Reader by Charles J. Barnes and J. Marshall Hawkes
  12. It's the house- only the house burning. – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
  13. The lights still burning above and below gave me the necessary courage. – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green
  14. A bright light was still burning in the front room on the second floor. – The Deserter by Charles King
  15. My cheek was wet with tears, but hers was red as it touched mine, and I could feel that it was burning. – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  16. Then up jumped Clarence, gave one look at his grandmother, another at the burning boat, and leaped into the water. – The Motor Maids by Palm and Pine by Katherine Stokes
  17. What are you burning? – Kitty Trenire by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  18. And Connie felt her own cheeks burning, and wondered why. – The Imaginary Marriage by Henry St. John Cooper
  19. And while the boy was striking a fresh one Davy stamped out the burning end that Nelly dropped on to the grass, and said: " A lie! – Capt'n Davy's Honeymoon 1893 by Hall Caine
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