The sight aroused them to redoubled efforts; but, unfortunately, a collection of the tops of trees, old and dried, lay directly across their course; and at the very moment when both had thought their safety insured, the warm current of the air swept a forked tongue of flame
across the pile, which lighted at the touch; and when they reached the spot, the flying pair were opposed by the surly roaring of a body of fire, as if a furnace were glowing in their path.
Bright flashes of flame
shot up here and there, along the margin of the waste, like the nimble coruscations of the North, but far more angry and threatening in their colour and changes.
Then, my father, I stretched out my left hand and plunged it into the fire--not into the hottest of the fire, but where the smoke leapt from the flame
I cannot let her watch for ME in vain, till I have done my best: then tell me where the Fire-Spirits dwell, and I will ask of them the flame
that shall give life to the little child and such great happiness to the sad, lonely mother: tell me the path, and let me go.
The hissing and crackling behind me, the explosive thud as each fresh tree burst into flame
, left little time for reflection.
As a faint spurt of flame
rose from the point where the missile struck he swung over the side and was quickly upon the ground.
Some of the deep gorges and defiles sent up sheets of flame
, and clouds of lurid smoke, and sparks and cinders that in the night made them resemble the craters of volcanoes.
Hundreds of observers saw the flame
that night and the night after about midnight, and again the night after; and so for ten nights, a flame
Tongues of flame
here and there broke through that cloud.
Lop-Ear and I sat for hours, watching the flames
In all probability, the smoke and flame
(confined as they were to the room) had been too much for him when he tried to escape by the inner door.
At daybreak the 1,200 chimneys vomited their torrents of flame
into the air, and the ground was agitated with dull tremblings.