For such offenders, if any such there be, a rod of birch is hanging over the fireplace
, and a heavy ferule lies on the master's desk.
This functionary waited near the fireplace
to thank the secretary, whose abrupt and unexpected departure from the room disconcerted him at the moment when he was about to turn a compliment.
There's an old rusty pick over amongst the weeds in the corner the other side of the fireplace
-- I saw it a minute ago.
Tom Kitten coughed and choked with the smoke; he could hear the sticks beginning to crackle and burn in the fireplace
Only when it came to the fireplace
did she make a last stand.
When Mr Korbes came home, he went to the fireplace
to make a fire; but the cat threw all the ashes in his eyes: so he ran to the kitchen to wash himself; but there the duck splashed all the water in his face; and when he tried to wipe himself, the egg broke to pieces in the towel all over his face and eyes.
, where she had expected the ample width and ponderous carving of former times, was contracted to a Rumford, with slabs of plain though handsome marble, and ornaments over it of the prettiest English china.
that won't take long," said Kennedy, going to work on the fireplace
, where he had a brisk flame crackling and sparkling in a minute or two.
The Colonel, still standing in front of the fireplace
, uttered no word.
By and by Ojo lighted the fire and the logs blazed freely in the broad fireplace
said Aline, crossing the room towards the fireplace
and thereby becoming the unconscious cause of the other accident.
A glance at the fireplace
, however, showed her the cause of the terror, and she burst into a hearty fit of laughter.