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1  She returned the kiss, but still looked at the fire.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV
2  And he sat rocking himself over the fire, as if he was in pain.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX
3  Saving that the fire had died out, it was as his eyes had closed upon it.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII
4  Coketown did not come out of its own furnaces, in all respects like gold that had stood the fire.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
5  Mrs. Sparsit sat by the fire, with her foot in her cotton stirrup, little thinking whither she was posting.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII
6  Here was Louisa on the night of the same day, watching the fire as in days of yore, though with a gentler and a humbler face.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII
7  Everything was in its place and order as he had always kept it, the little fire was newly trimmed, and the hearth was freshly swept.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII
8  Louisa languidly leaned upon the window looking out, without looking at anything, while young Thomas stood sniffing revengefully at the fire.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
9  Young Thomas expressed these sentiments sitting astride of a chair before the fire, with his arms on the back, and his sulky face on his arms.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII
10  Mr. Bounderby was obliged to get up from table, and stand with his back to the fire, looking at her; she was such an enhancement of his position.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
11  She gave him an affectionate good-night, and went out with him to the door, whence the fires of Coketown could be seen, making the distance lurid.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV
12  Her father might instinctively have loosened his hold, but that he felt her strength departing from her, and saw a wild dilating fire in the eyes steadfastly regarding him.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X
13  A dull anger that she should be seen in her distress, and that the involuntary look she had so resented should come to this fulfilment, smouldered within her like an unwholesome fire.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
14  First to wake them, and next to tell them, all so wild and breathless as she was, what had brought her there, were difficulties; but they no sooner understood her than their spirits were on fire like hers.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
15  In the formal drawing-room of Stone Lodge, standing on the hearthrug, warming himself before the fire, Mr. Bounderby delivered some observations to Mrs. Gradgrind on the circumstance of its being his birthday.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
16  The answer was so long in coming, though there was no indecision in it, that Tom went and leaned on the back of her chair, to contemplate the fire which so engrossed her, from her point of view, and see what he could make of it.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII
17  It seemed as if, first in her own fire within the house, and then in the fiery haze without, she tried to discover what kind of woof Old Time, that greatest and longest-established Spinner of all, would weave from the threads he had already spun into a woman.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV
18  He stood before the fire, partly because it was a cool spring afternoon, though the sun shone; partly because the shade of Stone Lodge was always haunted by the ghost of damp mortar; partly because he thus took up a commanding position, from which to subdue Mrs. Gradgrind.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
19  But, when he is trimmed, smoothed, and varnished, according to the mode; when he is aweary of vice, and aweary of virtue, used up as to brimstone, and used up as to bliss; then, whether he take to the serving out of red tape, or to the kindling of red fire, he is the very Devil.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
20  There was an air of jaded sullenness in them both, and particularly in the girl: yet, struggling through the dissatisfaction of her face, there was a light with nothing to rest upon, a fire with nothing to burn, a starved imagination keeping life in itself somehow, which brightened its expression.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III