Usage examples for cinder

  1. For that conscience that is fast asleep, may yet be effectually awakened and saved; but that conscience that is seared, dried, as it were, into a cinder, can never have sense, feeling, or the least regret in this world. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  2. The catastrophe happened when they were climbing the cinder- slope and within two hundred yards of the little station. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  3. Fosgill, who was scratch man that year, had just done an even forty feet and the shot had trickled away toward the cinder path. – The New Boy at Hilltop by Ralph Henry Barbour
  4. From the fireplace he picked up what looked like a cinder and placed it in a small box, which he put in his pocket. – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins
  5. She stood in the cinder pathway in absolute consternation. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  6. It came from the common mint- somewhere you will find upon it a faint scar of the Divine Image- but the coin was pitched into this bonfire of appetite and blasphemy, and it has come out a cinder. – Humanity in the City by E. H. Chapin
  7. Cinder- bed of the Purbeck. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  8. It felt a little chilly, she thought; and, while she saw her mother sitting quietly in the conservatory, peering out of doors from her usual seat, she went to the stove, moved the cinder- drawer to and fro to send the ashes to the bottom and make the fire glow up behind the mica doors.... – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  9. To go near it was instant death, and he always crossed the road to avoid it; but this afternoon he went down the cinder pathway so close that he could touch it with his stick. – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  10. When they reached the cinder path beside the freight train it was just sunrise. – Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails by Victor Appleton
  11. The collieries steamed above their cinder- hills, the factory chimneys vomited, and as Kate looked out on this world of work that she was leaving for ever, she listened to the uncertain trouble that mounted up through her mind, and to the voices of the actors talking of comic songs and dances. – A Mummer's Wife by George Moore
  12. Got to live in a 'ouse when it rains- me who never keered whether I was baked to a cinder or wet through! – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  13. Everything's burned to a cinder! – Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party by C. E. Jacobs Edyth Ellerbeck Read
  14. I won't be a witch; I won't be a witch: they may burn me to a cinder, but I won't be a witch!" – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  15. After that you'll be burned down slowly to a cinder. – Hawk Carse by Anthony Gilmore
  16. There was complete stillness in the room; the ticking of the clock suddenly hammered in Robert Ferguson's ears; a cinder fell softly from the grate. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  17. By that time the cinder had grown cold. – Colorado Jim by George Goodchild