All Adverb Noun Verb
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  • She looked me full in the eyes and my soul went all afire. Cited from The Master of Appleby, by Francis Lynde
  • Have you come with eyes afire to find me now and ask me that? Cited from The Three Taverns, by Edwin Arlington Robinson
  • You dropped them in my boat the other night when you tried to set it afire. Cited from Tom Swift And His Motor-Boat, by Victor Appleton
  • Well, what wonder if they carried water when their house was afire? Cited from Master Olof, by August Strindberg
  • If they set the house afire it's all off with us. Cited from Ted Strong in Montana, by Edward C. Taylor
  • For he was coming at me like a house afire, and with blood in his eyes. Cited from The House Boat Boys, by St. George Rathborne
  • She dropped it on the floor and it of course set the house afire. Cited from How to Teach, by George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
  • If she had suspected him of setting the range afire, she knew better now. Cited from Her Prairie Knight, by B. M. Bower
  • The van would be found later that night, set afire at the side of the airport road.
  • "When we came over the pass it looked as though the entire bottom was afire." Cited from The Young Wireless Operator--As a Fire Patrol, by Lewis E. Theiss
  • Once my father had to bring me to reason because I was all afire for going on the stage. Cited from Atlantis, by Gerhart Hauptmann
  • The news of this massacre of his men set their young master afire. Cited from Pioneers of the Old South, by Mary Johnston
  • The kiss that set their hearts afire came near working the same effect upon the house. Cited from The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2, by Rupert Hughes
  • And look here, bring it away again, or they'll be setting the ship afire. Cited from King o' the Beach, by George Manville Fenn
  • She sat up straight on his knees and looked at him, afire with an idea. Cited from The Valley of the Moon, by Jack London
  • He was twenty-eighth in his class, and he had not set the college world afire. Cited from Little Lady of the Big House, by Jack London
  • When that month was gone My heart was all afire; I could not stay. Cited from Standard Selections, ed. by Fulton, Trueblood and Trueblood
  • It seemed to him as if the whole world were afire. Cited from The Emperor of Portugalia, by Selma Lagerlof
  • But you know very well when most people see a man running they at once think a house is afire somewhere. Cited from How to Eat, A Cure for "Nerves", by Thomas Clark Hinkle
  • Oh, it set my mouth afire, it was made to warm outside and not inside. Cited from Nature and Human Nature, by T. Haliburton
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