desolate hearth

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  • When it did go out, the desolate hearth it left remained ever after cold and dark. Cited from Home Lights and Shadows,by T. S. Arthur
  • I followed her to the grave, and returned to my desolate hearth determined to die also. Cited from Adventures in Southern Seas, by George Forbes
  • Then he would sit down at his desolate hearth and gaze for hours into the fire, until it sunk down and died out. Cited from He Fell In Love With His Wife, by Edward P. Roe
  • There, beside the desolate hearth-stone, sat the widow and her children. Cited from Sanders' Union Fourth Reader,by Charles W. Sanders
  • He sat brooding over the desolate hearth, and trying to decide upon what must be done in this sudden crisis. Cited from Lady Audley's Secret, by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • Let us rather speak of the "desolate hearth" that the poet writes of. Cited from Three Comedies, by Bjornstjerne M. Bjornson
  • The shadow of death has passed over almost every household, and left desolate hearth-stones and vacant chairs. Cited from Woman's Work in the Civil War, by Brockett and Vaughan
  • What joys, what sorrows once centred around this cold and desolate hearth-stone? Cited from The Blue Flower, by Henry van Dyke
  • But there was no fire now on the desolate hearth. Cited from Light O' The Morning, by L. T. Meade
  • George Shaw came back to his desolate hearth, and, sitting by the untidy table, thought bitter things of women. Cited from The Black Creek Stopping-House, by Nellie McClung
  • He sat by his desolate hearth and began to think with terror of the eternal solitude of that hearth. Cited from The Grip of Desire, by Hector France
  • She had pictured Hugh in his lonely home, nursing his hungry heart, beside his desolate hearth. Cited from The White Ladies of Worcester, by Florence L. Barclay
  • Take pity on a hungry heart, a lonely home, a desolate hearth. Cited from The White Ladies of Worcester, by Florence L. Barclay
  • Take pity on a hungry heart, a lonely home, a desolate hearth, and send her to me.' I was alone. Cited from The White Ladies of Worcester, by Florence L. Barclay
  • He gazes calmly at his desolate hearth, at his joyless age, and smokes. Cited from Trifles for the Christmas Holidays, by H. S. Armstrong
  • Oh, how Maria Theresa will rejoice to know it, and how often will the thought of this day brighten my own desolate hearth at Vienna! Cited from Joseph II. and His Court, by L. Muhlbach
  • THERFORE childless you stand on your desolate hearth! Cited from What Will He Do With It, Lytton, Book 12
  • The two friends now busied themselves in preparing the evening meal: they found Louis and Hector had lighted up a charming blaze on the desolate hearth. Cited from Canadian Crusoes, by Catherine Parr Traill
  • But the master was a murderer; and Stephen knelt down on the desolate hearth, where no prayer had ever been uttered, and prayed God that the sin and punishment of murder might rest upon his enemy. Cited from Fern's Hollow, by Hesba Stretton
  • They walked together; and Sir Charles, being a man that never broke his word, put no direct question to Lady Bassett, but spoke cheerfully of the future, and told her she was his hope and his all; she would baffle his enemy, and cheer his desolate hearth. Cited from A Terrible Temptation, by Charles Reade
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