He was obliged to sit close to it, and brood over it, before he could extract the least sensation of warmth from such a handful of fuel
It was a murky confusion - here and there blotted with a colour like the colour of the smoke from damp fuel
- of flying clouds, tossed up into most remarkable heaps, suggesting greater heights in the clouds than there were depths below them to the bottom of the deepest hollows in the earth, through which the wild moon seemed to plunge headlong, as if, in a dread disturbance of the laws of nature, she had lost her way and were frightened.
When I was very small and timid, he gave me to understand that the Devil lived in a black corner of the forge, and that he knew the fiend very well: also that it was necessary to make up the fire, once in seven years, with a live boy, and that I might consider myself fuel
Dunstan's own recent difficulty in making his way suggested to him that the weaver had perhaps gone outside his cottage to fetch in fuel
, or for some such brief purpose, and had slipped into the Stone-pit.
While the one struck a light with a flint and steel, the other disposed the charcoal in the large rusty grate which we have already mentioned, and exercised the bellows until the fuel
came to a red glow.
Next time you want fuel
come to the house and ask for coals, and let my gates alone.
My bed was the same dry grass and sea-weed which I intended for fuel
Manchegan Nero, look not down From thy Tarpeian Rock Upon this burning heart, nor add The fuel
of thy wrath.
Heirs to such unlooked-for riches, the unfortunate men, stupid with cold, took up their abode in the deserted bivouacs, broke up the material which they found there to build themselves cabins, made fuel
of everything that came to hand, cut up the frozen carcasses of the horses for food, tore the cloth and the curtains from the carriages for coverlets, and went to sleep, instead of continuing their way and crossing quietly during the night that cruel Beresina, which an incredible fatality had already made so destructive to the army.
His present uncomfortable predicament but added fuel
to the fires of his hatred.
It had run several miles, when, the fire becoming low for want of fuel
, the steam had slackened; and it had finally stopped an hour after, some twenty miles beyond Fort Kearney.
Tis she hath given me this jewel, The jade of my delight; But this red jewel-jade that smoulders, To my desire doth add more fuel
, New charms to-night.