1 The languor of midday had taken hold of the gathering, but underneath lurked tempers that could rise to killing heights in a second and flare out as quickly.
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2 I was sure I shouldn't get any thanks for it, she returned with a flare of temper.
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3 Ten minutes later the two men passed out together between the gold-laced custodians of the threshold; but in the vestibule Stepney drew up with a last flare of reluctance.
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4 But his eyes were pink and unlovely in the flare of the match with which he lighted his dead and malodorous cigar.
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5 The sudden and brief flare of the match emphasized the darkness for a while.
6 The round red discharges from the guns made a crimson flare and a high, thick smoke.
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7 I lighted my fire, which burnt with a raw pale flare at that time of the morning, and fell into a doze before it.
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8 Presently I saw his blue lips again, breathing on the tinder, and then a flare of light flashed up, and showed me Orlick.
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9 Swiftly something flew across the wall and darted through the trees to a close grown corner, a little flare of red-breasted bird with something hanging from its beak.
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10 I have no doubt they found my second appearance strange enough, coming suddenly out of the quiet darkness with inarticulate noises and the splutter and flare of a match.
11 Looking out the window, Scarlett saw Pork, who had left the room a moment before, holding high a flaring pine knot, while indistinguishable figures descended from a wagon.
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12 No air moved and the flaring pine knots the negroes held made the air hotter.
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13 Scarlett picked up the flaring candle and the three walked slowly into the dark hall and up the winding steps toward Gerald's room.
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14 In the flaring gas light he looked at her incuriously and then he smiled.
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15 A flaring torch was burning in the place, and set its red glare from face to face and figure to figure, as it waved in the currents of air.
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