Sentence Examples


  • Heated and irritated as he was by his spasmodic toil at the pumps, for all his first nameless feeling of forbearance the sweating Steelkilt could but ill brook this bearing in the mate; but somehow still smothering the conflagration within him, without speaking he remained doggedly rooted to his seat, till at last the incensed Radney shook the hammer within a few inches of his face, furiously commanding him to do his bidding.
  • The conflagration, at which he had looked with so much indifference the evening before, had greatly increased during the night.
  • A red glow as of a conflagration spread above the horizon from the rising full moon, and that vast red ball swayed strangely in the gray haze.
  • The church has two great treasures, both of which survived the conflagration, more or less.
  • And in the resulting conflagration the bothy burnt down.

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