The brief nights, appeared to have lost the proper darkness of night; so that the hair-like fire of the flying stars, showed but dimly.
Instantly, I turned, and, aiming quickly, fired in the direction of the sound.
Instantly, I raised my gun and fired at the foremost, who plunged head-long, with a hideous howling.
In the winter the fire on the hearth warmed him; in the summer he had a cool resting place, and he was cheerful and merry through all the long year.
Some days before the meeting of the Congress the old Emperor had been wounded in the arm by a nihilist, Nobiling, who Fired from a window when the Emperor was passing in an open carriage.
He had an electric machine brought to him, by means of which he set fire to a few grains of gunpowder; this lighted some tinder, which again ignited spirits, whose blaze reached the lower extremity of his lamp.
At this time he was present at the coronation of the poet Petrarch in the Capitol, and was fired with admiration for the second greatest poet of that day.
Wal, one afternoon, we put up a shanty in an open spot two miles from our regular campin' ground, and built our fire for the night.
Now it wont be a matter to boast of, to say that we three fired into one bear, and that none of the largest.
The first warning we had that they were infesting that part of the country was the firing of shots and the whoops and yells from a party of them, who, catching us napping, gave us a most unwelcome surprise.
Shortly before three o'clock, Jack Farley, who was then on guard, and sitting on the foot of the bed, with his back to the prisoners, was kicked clear into the fire by Williams, and the next moment Bevins, who had got hold of his shoeswhich I had thought were out of his reachsprang up and jumped over the fire, and started on a run.
The men point the big muzzles with intrepid equanimity, firing over the prostrate blue coats.
For some time he propped himself up against a house and, leaning on his rifle, continued encouraging his men, who were soon firing through the port-holes as well as over the top.
We lit a fire without fear, for the smoke was hid in the cedar branches, and some of us roasted corn-cakes.
She lifted her head from the fire as one who takes careful note of instructions.
British Heavy guns had never fired under such conditions before and, for the benefit of such of my readers as may be practical Artillerymen, it may be interesting to remark that for one of our targets the angle of sight, properly so called, worked out at more than twenty degrees, while the map-range elevation was only about fifteen.
The stars showed now, merely as fine hairs of fire against the dark.
Further from the sun, they became thin lines of vivid fire within the violet.
But the Nigger sprang across the fire like lightning, his face altered by terror, to seize Darrow by the shoulders.
It was as if a gun had been fired among them; for a moment they were struck still with terror, and then all together turned and fled, going away with three very long hops, and then opening wide their great wings they launched themselves on the air.
She was laying the fire before the tent; and the morning freshness had cleared from her face any vestige of the trouble of the night before; and in the slant light her hair was glorious, all ruffling gold, semitransparent.
"I told you of the circle of fire about Professor Schermerhorn's waist the day he gave me such a scare.
Now make a thickening of butter and flour, put it to the sauce, stir it over the fire until perfectly smooth and mellow, add the lemon-juice, give one boil, when it will be ready for table.
I had to creep out many times to the fire during the night, for it was biting cold and I had no blankets.
If you'd only have taken education, Charley, and not got fired out of all the academies, my boy would beat 'em all.