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  • In November 1492 a party sent out by Columbus from the vessels of his first expedition to explore the island of Cuba brought back information that they had seen people who carried a lighted firebrand to kindle fire, and perfumed themselves with certain herbs which they carried along with them.
  • But he denied a falling-out between his midfield firebrands, saying: " They didn't have a set-to at half-time.
  • Fire caused havoc in a besieged castle or city and a variety of fire missiles, including firebrands and deadly Greek Fire were thrown.
  • He was of a rare breed - an academically minded young man, turned firebrand.
  • He's the brother of Christopher, you know, the one-time Marxist firebrand turned Neo-Con.

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