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  • When members of the state went forth to found a new colony they took with them a brand from the Prytaneum altar to kindle the new fire in the colony; 1 the fatherless daughters of Aristides, who were regarded as children of the state at Athens, were married from the Prytaneum as from their home; Thucydides informs us (ii.
  • The next historical notice is dated in the second year of Darius (520) when two prophets, Haggai and Zechariah, came forward to kindle the Judaeans to new efforts, and in spite of opposition the work went steadily onwards, thanks to the favour of Darius, until the Temple was completed four years later (Ezra v.
  • Ginger! is ginger the sort of fuel you use, Dough-boy, to kindle a fire in this shivering cannibal?
  • He has retreated and ordered the rearguard to kindle fires and make a noise to deceive us.
  • Kindle in all hearts the flame of virtue.

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