kindle

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  • I have come to kindle into life the stone that once was your heart. Cited from The White Christmas and other Merry Christmas Plays, by Walter Ben Hare
  • Did your sun come to you with fire in her hand and kindle it in your heart? Cited from The Memories of Fifty Years, by William H. Sparks
  • They decided to kindle a fire and remain at the camp till the next morning. Cited from A Busy Year at the Old Squire's, by Charles Asbury Stephens
  • He would have taken him down to-night had there been nothing more kindling to think of. Cited from Marcella, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • Place small pieces of kindling wood across one another, with the large pieces on top. Cited from Ontario Teachers' Manuals, by Ministry of Education Ontario
  • After walking a short distance he kindled another in the same way. Cited from Contribution to Passamaquoddy Folk-Lore, by J. Walter Fewkes
  • You were right; he made sure he had enough fine kindling first, before starting in. Cited from The Banner Boy Scouts, by George A. Warren
  • In the next chapter we shall see in what fashion the fire kindled. Cited from The History of England, by T.F. Tout
  • I can almost see the fire newly kindled in their eyes. Cited from Poems Teachers Ask For, Book Two, by Various
  • Towards the end of his course, he seemed kindled with fresh thoughts.
  • It was not until it was quite dark that they once more set foot upon land and kindled their fire. Cited from Adrift in the Wilds, by Edward S. Ellis
  • Now he looked at the woman beside him, and now he looked straight ahead with kindled eyes. Cited from Foes, by Mary Johnston
  • You must be kind, you must be good, And keep your wife in kindling wood. Cited from Entertainments for Home, Church and School, Seeger
  • After a while the wind arose and re-kindled his dying fire into life. Cited from The Drama of the Forests, by Arthur Heming
  • Always have at least one iron in the fire, and kindle the fire at least once every day. Cited from McGuffey's Sixth Eclectic Reader, by William Holmes McGuffey
  • The man of the town meeting did more to kindle the Revolution than any other one person. Cited from Benjamin Franklin, by John Torrey Morse, Jr
  • "If it be won!" he said, looking up at her with kindling eyes. Cited from French and English, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • It's a sight to kindle a dead heart back to life! Cited from The Forest of Swords, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • It was as a member of this band that he first had his desire to study music kindled.
  • Why has it been kindled a little before the time? Cited from The Parables of Our Lord, by William Arnot
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Meaning of kindle

  • verb Catch fire
    The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles
  • verb Cause to start burning
    The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds