Sentence Examples


  • When he lighted the oil a hundred tongues of flame shot up, and the effect was really imposing.
  • So butchers rake the tongues of bison out of the prairie grass, regardless of the torn and drooping plant.
  • Occasionally curly tongues of flame rose from under the roofs of the houses.
  • Tongues of flame here and there broke through that cloud.
  • There is no suggestion of the popular idea that the mitre symbolizes the " tongues of fire " that descended on the heads of the apostles at Pentecost.