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1  Yours is as good as new, but I forgot the burn and the tear in mine.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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2  Jo had burned the skin off her nose boating, and got a raging headache by reading too long.
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3  The bread burned black; for the salad dressing so aggravated her that she could not make it fit to eat.
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4  From fire to oil was a natural transition for burned fingers, and Amy fell to painting with undiminished ardor.
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5  I'll give him a hearty scolding and bring him over to beg pardon, cried Jo, burning to execute immediate justice.
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6  Jo gave a despairing groan, and Meg laughed outright, while Beth let her bread burn as she watched the fun with interest.
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7  Round the house he hurried, led by a pungent smell of burned sugar, and Mr. Scott strolled after him, with a queer look on his face.
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8  Meg saw the girls glance at it and then at one another, and her cheeks began to burn, for with all her gentleness she was very proud.
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9  She could not roam about and amuse herself, for the burned breadth would show, so she stared at people rather forlornly till the dancing began.
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10  Jo sat still, looking as if the fire had come to her, for her cheeks burned long after the cocked hat had turned to smoke and gone harmlessly up the chimney.
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11  Simple as the toilets were, there was a great deal of running up and down, laughing and talking, and at one time a strong smell of burned hair pervaded the house.
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12  And taking up the hand which lay on the arm of his chair, he pointed to the roughened forefinger, a burn on the back, and two or three little hard spots on the palm.
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13  After a grand rummage three of the missing articles were found, one over the bird cage, one covered with ink, and a third burned brown, having been used as a holder.
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14  A tower rose to the ceiling, halfway up appeared a window with a lamp burning in it, and behind the white curtain appeared Zara in a lovely blue and silver dress, waiting for Roderigo.
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15  We never shall be rich, and Plumfield may burn up any night, for that incorrigible Tommy Bangs will smoke sweet-fern cigars under the bed-clothes, though he's set himself afire three times already.
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16  Well, I have a bad trick of standing before the fire, and so I burn my frocks, and I scorched this one, and though it's nicely mended, it shows, and Meg told me to keep still so no one would see it.
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17  I'd better burn the house down, I suppose, than let other people blow themselves up with my gunpowder, she thought as she watched the Demon of the Jura whisk away, a little black cinder with fiery eyes.
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18  Shadowy effigies in armor stood on either side, a dead silence reigned, the lamp burned blue, and the ghostly figure ever and anon turned its face toward him, showing the glitter of awful eyes through its white veil.
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19  She did pity the Davis girls, who were awkward, plain, and destitute of escort, except a grim papa and three grimmer maiden aunts, and she bowed to them in her friendliest manner as she passed, which was good of her, as it permitted them to see her dress, and burn with curiosity to know who her distinguished-looking friend might be.
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20  While this attack lasted, the family lived in constant fear of a conflagration, for the odor of burning wood pervaded the house at all hours, smoke issued from attic and shed with alarming frequency, red-hot pokers lay about promiscuously, and Hannah never went to bed without a pail of water and the dinner bell at her door in case of fire.
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