Phrases with "flamed"

It was the hour when, from one end of the Boulevard to the other, the dram-shops and the dancing-halls flamed gayly as the first glasses were merrily drunk and the first dance began. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

Algernon Blackwood And this time, as the last syllable dropped from his lips, the whole face of the man flamed with a sudden and terrible anger. The Man Who Found Out by Algernon Blackwood

She asked nothing better than to love and be loved in return: it was only when someone was an enemy, or she thought was an enemy, that her fierce hostility flamed out. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Virginia Woolf Through the pages he saw a drawing-room, very empty and spacious; he heard low voices, he saw women’s figures, he could even smell the scent of the cedar log which flamed in the grate. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

For I loved Claudio. The dying life flamed up in him as he heard. Signa by Ouida

Benjamin Disraeli The lime and the larch had not yet dropped a golden leaf, and the burnished beeches flamed in the sun. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Wilkie Collins The instant after, the fire that had flamed up in her died out. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

Edith Wharton A sense of holiday freedom flamed through him. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Charles Dickens And yet, observing the strange law of contradiction which obtains in all such cases, the time was long, while it flamed by so fast. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1859]

Just across the deck Massy had gone straight to his cabin, struck a light, and hunted up the note of the dreamed number whose figures had flamed up also with the fierceness of another passion. End of the Tether by Joseph Conrad [1902]

Sinclair Lewis Erik talked of books; flamed like a recent convert to any faith. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

Across his ghastly face the long moustaches flamed in the shade. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

At last a sudden fury flamed up in my heart. The Peasant Marey by Fyodor Dostoyevsky [1876]

E. F. Benson How greedy!” But the sight of it kindled his desire again, and it flamed up. The House of Defence by E. F. Benson [1906]

Charles Dudley Warner They were richly armed, and clothed in the most brilliant colors, and the caparisons of their steeds flamed with gold and embroidery. Washington Irving by Charles Dudley Warner

Elizabeth Von Arnim Indignation flamed within her when she thought of the supper and the cushions. Mr Skeffington by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1940]

George Meredith There flamed the burning signal of release from his torments; there his absolving refuge, instead of his writing fruitless, intricate, impossible stuff to a woman. The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith [1895]

Thomas Hardy Yet now the times of youthful friendship with her, in which he had learnt every note of her innocent nature, flamed up into a yearning and passionate attachment, embittered by regret beyond words. The Well-Beloved by Thomas Hardy [1897]

Jacques Futrelle Her cheeks were scarlet, and anger flamed in the blue-gray eyes. Elusive Isabel by Jacques Futrelle [1909]

But someone whose brilliance had flamed across the human firmament as Clay’s had should have a hundred-foot pyre. A Shilling for Candles by Josephine Tey [1936]

Arthur Machen There was darkness round about him, but it flamed with hissing jets of light and naphtha fires, and great glittering lamps swayed very slowly in a violent blast of air. The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen [1907]

Arthur Machen And as I came to Middle Quay in Westpool that winter day, the sun hovered over the violet mists, and the windows of the houses on the heights flamed and flashed red, vehement fires. Holy Terrors by Arthur Machen

The lieutenant, too, had a moment of anger which flamed and went out at once in the deadly cold philosophic reflection: “We are victims of the destiny which has brought us together. The Rover by Joseph Conrad [1923]

Sinclair Lewis Instantly the wonder which had flamed to the gusty skies was quenched, and she was Mrs. W. P. Kennicott of Gopher Prairie, riding in a squeaking old car, and likely to be lectured by her husband. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

Abraham Merri As at a signal, the Shining One flamed high; its spirals and eddying mists swirled madly, the pulsing core of it blazed radiance. The Moon Pool by Abraham Merri

John Galsworthy Hotter and hotter, the sun flamed all day, and it was good to sit in the shade. On Forsyte ’Change by John Galsworthy

Abraham Merri And where they mingled, where they crossed, flamed out suddenly immense rayless orbs; palpitant for an instant, then dissolving in spiralling, feathery spray of pallid emerald incandescences. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Edith Wharton Bessy flamed into immediate defence of her friend; but to Amherst’s surprise she no longer sounded the note of her own rights. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

D. H. Lawrence Then his brain flamed with the sole horror of thirstiness! The sun was on his face, the dew was steaming from his wet clothes. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

Wilkie Collins Throw him into one of those passions in which he flamed out so easily — and you would have said, This is a tiger. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Thomas Hardy Then the instinct of self-preservation flamed up in her like a fire. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

Abraham Merri Above it was a circle of white and glaring sky in whose center flamed the sun. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

The wax-light flamed furiously under the effects of a fresh breeze, which stole in through the chinks of the door and the window, and cut the salle diagonally. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Algernon Blackwood Respectful of the former, I sought some reasonable basis for these strange burning beliefs that flamed up with this older self — in vain. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

Kate Chopin Her face was flushed and her eyes flamed with some inward fire that lighted them. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Robert Louis Stevenson The whole pavilion, it was plain, had gone alight like a box of matches, and now not only flamed sky-high to land and sea, but threatened with every moment to crumble and fall in about our ears. The Pavilion on the Links by Robert Louis Stevenson

I am Lady Kilrush.” The timid sweetness of Mrs. Stobart’s expression changed in a moment, and an angry red flamed over cheeks and brow. The Infidel by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1900]

Arthur Conan Doyle Acquaintance-ship warmed into friendship, and friendship flamed suddenly into love. The Mystery of Cloomber by Arthur Conan Doyle [1889]

George Gissing So, as the ship moved seaward upon tawny Tiber, and day flamed upon the Alban hills, Leander laughed within himself. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

Henry James All his keen taste for these matters flamed up again, and he wondered what the girl was studying, was rehearsing, what she was to do next. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

H. G. Wells After a time the blue overhead deepened, and the taller branches flamed out at the touch of the sunset. A Story of the Stone Age by H. G. Wells [1897]

With lovely grace she greeted Siegfried then, but when she saw the haughty knight stand thus before her, her cheeks flamed bright. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Far away in the interior arose lofty mountains and volcanoes, while behind us flamed the burning peak which we had passed. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

Edith Wharton Halo flamed with impatience at the public’s obtuseness . Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Abraham Merri It flamed and flickered with angry, smoky crimsons and scarlets; with sullen orange glowings and glitterings of sulphurous yellows. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

George Meredith Yellow flamed the meady sunset; Red runs up the flag of morn. Ballads and Poems of Tragic Life by George Meredith [1887]

Wilkie Collins As she looked at me across the table, her hands clenched themselves in her lap, and the old quick fiery temper flamed out again brightly in her cheeks and her eyes. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

George Gissing On the scarcely closed grave of that passion which had flamed through so brief a life sprang up the flower of natural tenderness, infinitely sweet and precious. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

Kate Chopin She looked into the distance, and the old terror flamed up for an instant, then sank again. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Arthur Conan Doyle On the other side Mailey’s yellow beard flamed like an oriflamme. The Land of Mist by Arthur Conan Doyle [1926]

Henry Handel Richardson She leaned her hands on the sill, and gazed fixedly at the stretch of red and gold, which, like the afterglow of a fire, flamed behind the trees. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

Henry James The tone, she instantly saw, again had its effect: Charlotte flamed aloftmight truly have been believing in her passionate parade. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

M. P. Shiel Austria, during those days, was a nation of vengeful hearts: for the Jews had acquired half its land, and had mortgages on the other half: peasant, therefore, and nobleman flamed alike. The Lord of the Sea by M. P. Shiel [1901]

Then, like a dozen piled-up Jungfraus seen from Mürren, it flamed into superb and dazzling incandescence. Lost Horizon by James Hilton

George Gissing He relived through the fight with the marauders; sickened with dread at the gleam of weapons; flamed into fury, and shouted with savage exultation as he felt his sword cut the neck of an enemy. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

And an immense and fierce impulse, the very passion of paternity, flamed up with all the unquenched vigor of his worthless life in a desire to see her face. End of the Tether by Joseph Conrad [1902]

Wilkie Collins A moment, or less, if possible, passed so, and then the wick flamed up, smokingly, for the last time. The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins [1859]

Abraham Merri Out of the north sped a squadron of obelisks from whose tops flamed and flared the immense spinning wheels, appearing at this distance like fiery whirling disks. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Edith Wharton He was kind to me; he was my friend; and all of a sudden he stopped coming, and I knew it was you that done it — YOU!” All her unreconciled memory of the past flamed out at him. Summer by Edith Wharton [1917]

H. G. Wells It was a long smouldering fire that flamed out at last in all these things. The World Set Free by H. G. Wells [1914]

A. E. W. Mason The sky above his head darkened rapidly, to violet; in the west it flamed a glory of colours rich and iridescent. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

One day in the early summer the revolution predicted by the collector flamed out suddenly. Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry [1904]

To the west Mrs. Rebell caught glimpses of a wide plain verging towards the sea, and in the clear autumn air every tree and bush flamed with glory of gold and russet. Barbara Rebell by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1905]

Jack London As it flamed he held it with his teeth to the birch-bark. Lost Face by Jack London

Jack London And he flamed at me while his hand dropped to his rapier. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

The old quarrel flamed up sky-high. Elizabeth and Essex by Lytton Strachey [1928]

Algernon Blackwood The esoteric meaning of this lonely and haunted region suddenly flamed up within me, and I began to tremble dreadfully. The Willows by Algernon Blackwood [1907]

T. E. Lawrence To-day, he flamed with jealousy of the Toweiha. Alone, I could never win him, so to make patent his hostility I took him as adversary and fought him fiercely with my tongue till he was silenced. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

What was the matter now? Was it possible to treat a man so? His enormous and unwashed countenance flamed red in the muddy stretch of the street. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

Henry James Adela felt sick at this, but she flamed up to resent the treachery, as it struck her, of such a menace. The Marriages by Henry James [1891]

One thing I particularly remarked: SHE SPENT HOURS AT A TIME GAZING AT THE WEST. There was a small room in our house whose windows, every evening, flamed with the red light of the setting sun. My Wife’s Tempter by Fitz James O’Brien

George Meredith No sooner did she hear that Anthony had been, by supposition, seen, than the little light of secret dread flamed a panic through her veins. Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith [1865]

Theodore Dreiser Instantly the blood flamed in her cheeks and as quickly left them. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

Oscar Wilde The heat was terribly oppressive, and the huge sunlight flamed like a monstrous dahlia with petals of yellow fire. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde [1891]

E. Phillips Oppenheim The exquisite paste buckle with the strangely set crown flamed out its brilliant colouring into the room. The Spy Paramount by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

And the cloud flamed fiery too, yet all the while its up-curled edges rested in exquisite contrast upon a background of most cool cerulean blue. White Magic by Ella D'Arcy [1894]

Thomas Hardy The hurdles and straw roof of the frail erection became ignited in their turn, and abutting as the shed did on the back of the inn, flamed up to the eaves of the main roof in less than thirty seconds. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

The aurora light, which had flamed brightly, was now extinct, and darkness was upon the face of the deep, where we floated on the back of the monster. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

Carmichael leaned back to look from one of these worthies to the other, and his spectacled eyes flamed with mordant scorn. Stingaree by E. W. Hornung [1905]

George Meredith That’s more gossip for neighbours!” “Mad people! will they listen to truth?” Rhoda flamed out in her dark fashion. Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith [1865]

Henry James The one that came after you – and picked you right up – from the other end of London.” And at the remembrance of that insufferable scene poor Pinnie flamed up for a moment. The Princess Casamassima by Henry James [1886]

Her flushed cheeks flamed with crimson brightness; her eyes were lighted up as if a fire had burned in her dilated pupils. Eleanor's Victory by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

E. Phillips Oppenheim An unmistakable light flamed in his eyes as he looked across at her. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

Henry Handel Richardson Now I ask you!” “Unreasonable?” flamed Tilly, and blew a gust from mouth and nose. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

Edith Wharton That night he flamed in fever and shook with coughing, and the doctor who came over from the nearest town muttered in a corner with Brail, who looked frightened and bewildered. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Henry Handel Richardson And then he went over to talk to him,” flamed Gemma, confusing her pronouns in her haste. Sister Ann by Henry Handel Richardson

D. H. Lawrence Gold flamed to scarlet, like pain in its intense brightness. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

Sinclair Lewis No one,” proudly, “can touch my soul!” “Do you think that’s decent? Isn’t that sin?” She flamed at him. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Wilkie Collins If the woman’s fierce temper once got beyond her control, and once flamed out on me, she might yet say the words which would put the clue in my hands. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Arthur Machen But on the table the opal flamed and sparkled with such light as no eyes of man have ever gazed on, and the rays of the flame that was within it flashed and glittered, and shone even to my heart. The Inmost Light by Arthur Machen

H. G. Wells The word “strategious” flamed red across the tumult of his mind. The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. Wells [1910]

The heavens were brilliant with constellations: Red Antares flamed in the south; the Centaur lifted his head; and radiant Spica smiled upon the harvest. Signa by Ouida

The decks were scorching underfoot, the sun flamed overhead, brazen, out of a brazen sky; the pitch bubbled in the seams, and the brains in the brain-pan. The Ebb-Tide by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

In a rift between slate-blue clouds the low sun flamed blood-red. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Kate Chopin The fever of the game flamed in her cheeks and eyes, and it got into her blood and into her brain like an intoxicant. The Awakening by Kate Chopin