Well, we are safe and strong, for now we sit Beside a hearth where no dim shadows flit, Where nothing cheers nor saddens, but a fire Warms
feet and hands -- nor does to more aspire; By whose compact utilitarian heap The present may sit down and go to sleep, Nor fear the ghosts who from the dim past walked, And with us by the unequal light of the old wood fire talked."
, King Frost,' she answered, though she shivered as she spoke.
If you are cold, come and take a seat by the fire and warm
yourselves.' And when he had said that, two great black cats came with one tremendous leap and sat down on each side of him, and looked savagely at him with their fiery eyes.
Again they drove into the street and again it grew quiet, warm
, and cheerful, and again they could see the manure-stained street and hear voices and songs and the barking of a dog.
Then there you lie like the one warm
spark in the heart of an arctic crystal.
You go away when the match burns out; you vanish like the warm
stove, like the delicious roast goose, and like the magnificent Christmas tree!" And she rubbed the whole bundle of matches quickly against the wall, for she wanted to be quite sure of keeping her grandmother near her.
While we were lying there against the warm
bank, a little insect of the palest, frailest green hopped painfully out of the buffalo grass and tried to leap into a bunch of bluestem.
Eden," his aggressive pride was forgotten, and he was glowing and warm
The claret was warm
and the champagne was cold, and under their beneficent influence the threatened unpleasantness melted and vanished with the fumes of the wine.
And to the stern King his home seemed more desolate and sad; for he missed the warm
light, the happy flowers, and, more than all, the gay voice and bright face of little Violet.
These, thawed and warmed
in the frying-pan, constituted their meal.
Silas pressed it to him, and almost unconsciously uttered sounds of hushing tenderness, while he bethought himself that some of his porridge, which had got cool by the dying fire, would do to feed the child with if it were only warmed
up a little.