1 Fifty handmaids are within, whose task is in their course to keep unfailing store and kindle the household fire.
2 So at last having attained to land beyond our hopes, we purify ourselves in Jove's worship, and kindle altars of offering, and make the Actian shore gay with the games of Ilium.
3 But the hero, not dulled nor dismayed by his mishap, returns the keener to battle, and grows violent in wrath, while shame and resolved valour kindle his strength.
4 Hope comes to kindle wrath; they hurl their missiles strongly; even as under black clouds cranes from the Strymon utter their signal notes and sail clamouring across the sky, and noisily stream down the gale.
5 The cries of Trojans and Latins kindle the sky.
6 When the matrons saw all the train approach their dwellings they kindle the town with loud wailing.
7 Or if glory stir thee, if such strength kindle in thy breast, and if a palace so delight thee for thy dower, be bold, and advance stout-hearted upon the foe.
8 The stormcloud had come upon them, and in every face the fire which Pierre had watched kindle burned up brightly.
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9 At the rare moments when the old fire did kindle in her handsome, fully developed body she was even more attractive than in former days.
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10 I found some shellfish on the shore, and ate them raw, not daring to kindle a fire, for fear of being discovered by the natives.
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11 The Turk, amazed and delighted, endeavoured to kindle the zeal of his deliverer by promises of reward and wealth.
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12 A small spark was enough to kindle Lily's imagination, and the sight of the grey dress and the borrowed prayer-book flashed a long light down the years.
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13 Oft have I heard my father kindle as he told the tale.
14 It was dark now, and torches were kindled.
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15 His countenance is kindled in anger against those who have departed from the vow which they have made, and great is the fear of those sons of Belial.