Usage examples for fires

  1. While they still are at their terrible feast and dancing round the fires, you may remain inside. – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables
  2. They could think of no reason for the two great fires along the river. – Spotted Deer by Elmer Gregor
  3. Do you like to see fires? – The Bobbsey Twins in the Great West by Laura Lee Hope
  4. He built some wigwams and made fires before them as if people lived in each one. – The Book of Nature Myths by Florence Holbrook
  5. One thing more, Mr Gorsuch, I said, be careful of your fires. – Jim Davis by John Masefield
  6. Such were the terrible thoughts passing through our minds as we silently sat round the fires that evening. – My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War by Ben Viljoen
  7. Day after day the cowboys fought the fires. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  8. The watch fires were left burning; and the march began. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  9. Sometimes her blue eyes wandered toward the stars, sometimes toward the camp fires on the hill. – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  10. They are not even very large- only about as large as they look, or perhaps smaller, since most fires tend to look bigger at a distance. – Five Stages of Greek Religion by Gilbert Murray
  11. As she did so two large eyes were fastened upon her with a speechless wonder lighting up their slumbering fires. – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  12. It's my business to watch fires and see how they're acting, isn't it? – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower
  13. He will not lend me his fires unless space and time be my own." – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  14. There were warm fires, clean soft beds, and a real Christmas dinner. – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  15. We'd be caught between two fires. – The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards by Gerald Breckenridge
  16. Well, when he fires it off that will be the end of poor Job!" – Jimmy, Lucy, and All by Sophie May
  17. Beneath the calm of the Persian's manner she had detected the presence of dangerous fires. – Fire-Tongue by Sax Rohmer
  18. The " fires were drawn," and in a few moments more the steamer was made fast to the wharf. – Haste and Waste by Oliver Optic
  19. I's all ready to make more smellin' stuff to put out fires! – Tom Swift among the Fire Fighters or, Battling with Flames from the Air by Victor Appleton
  20. Then kindliness and a fresh joy in life lit them with soft fires. – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason