brazier of coals

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  • Shortly after this he was seated by his father's side looking into a brazier of coals. Cited from Little Journeys. . .Eminent Artists, by Hubbard
  • It was dark, save for the light of a brazier of coals. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • A class of girls are kneeling in a row, confronting a very neat-looking old lady who sits beside a small brazier of coals. Cited from Around the World on a Bicycle Volume II., by Thomas Stevens
  • After supper one is supplied with a teapot of tea and a brazier of coals. Cited from Around the World on a Bicycle Volume II., by Thomas Stevens
  • An opening in the floor accommodates a brazier of coals; over this stands an open wood-work frame; quilts covered over the frame retain the heat. Cited from Around the World on a Bicycle Volume II., by Thomas Stevens
  • The walls were not thicker than those of most Roman palaces, and the chamber was dry and airy, and sufficiently warmed by a huge brazier of coals. Cited from Sant' Ilario, by F. Marion Crawford
  • The regulation custom at a yadoya is for the newly arrived guest to take a scalding hot bath, and then squat beside a little brazier of coals, and smoke and chat till supper-time. Cited from Around the World on a Bicycle Volume II., by Thomas Stevens
  • But scarcely had the reading of the roll begun before he flew into a violent rage, and seizing the manuscript he cut it to pieces with the scribe's knife, and burned it upon a brazier of coals. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume II, by John Lord
  • Pitch had been burnt in the church, as the readiest thing at hand, and the frying-pan in which it had bubbled over a brazier of coals was still there, with its ashes. Cited from The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens
  • Nevertheless, I passed rather a merry evening, chatting with some of the villagers over a brazier of coals; and one of the aforesaid boys, who, although only eight years old, already performed the duties of mozo, lighted me to my loft. Cited from The Lands of the Saracen, by Bayard Taylor
  • A man with a smoking brazier of coals stood by the breech, and another, whom by his size I took to be Abner Rathbun, with a pair of tongs held a bright coal which he had taken from it. Cited from The Duke of Stockbridge, by Edward Bellamy
  • While I pause a moment to inspect the stock of a curio-dealer, the proprietor, seated over a brazier of coals, smoking, bows politely and points, with a chuckle of amusement, at the fierce-looking effigy of a daimio in armor. Cited from Around the World on a Bicycle Volume II., by Thomas Stevens