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Usage examples for salamander

  1. What salamander singed off your eyebrows? – The Satyricon, Complete by Petronius Arbiter
  2. Constance could not have been much closer to it without being a salamander – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  3. I only regret that its form is not a little more slender, its cone more graceful; it ought to be terminated by a metal group, some Gothic ornament, a salamander escaping from it with outspread wings and open beak. – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne
  4. Behind, he carried a magic- lantern, and two boxes, which I well knew, in one of which was a salamander and in the other a mandrake. – In a Glass Darkly, v. 3/3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  5. Sprinkle grated breadcrumbs over, brown with a salamander and serve with brown gravy. – Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode by Harriet A. de Salis
  6. Henderson recommends the following varieties: Henderson's New York, Black- seeded Simpson, Salamander and All the Year Round. – The Home Acre by E. P. Roe
  7. I say on the printed page because few men are there who will not recognize the justice of the type of Salamander here portrayed. – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  8. The salamander hit him, sank into him and shone through him. – The Sky Is Falling by Lester del Rey
  9. Put a bit of butter on the top, and brown them in an oven, or before the fire, or with a salamander – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  10. Den Salamander muss ich ihr Erst bringen aus dem Feuer her, Dann lohnet auch die Liebste mir Und tut dann ganz mir nach Begehr. – An anthology of German literature by Calvin Thomas
  11. But Francis was also said to have been, for a short time, attached to her; and the poetic contrast of the frigid moon and the fiery salamander was perhaps worth the dramatic sacrifice of Cristina's accuracy. – A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.) by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
  12. When Carrie returned from the night school, she found us all gathered round the fire in peaceful idleness, listening to Allan's stories, with Dot on the rug, basking in the heat like a youthful salamander – Esther A Book for Girls by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  13. The salamander turned, heading toward the others. – The Sky Is Falling by Lester del Rey
  14. Set it before the fire, brown it with a salamander and serve it up with gravy, mushroom ketchup, lemon juice, and a piece of butter rolled in flour. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  15. On the 4th of September, the Salamander sailed for Norfolk- Island, with one hundred and sixty male convicts, some stores, and provisions: two non- commissioned officers, and eleven privates of the New South Wales corps went as a guard. – An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island by John Hunter
  16. Now then, Salamander fetch the big kettle. – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
  17. We were aided by our guide, Big Otter, who cut down and cut up the nearest dead trees, and by Salamander who carried them to the camp. – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
  18. " You're a salamander or you wouldn't say that," growled Higson. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  19. As for Salamander send him where you please. – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
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