fireside


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fireside, ingleside

The hearth or space about the fireplace.
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One night, by the fireside at the light Anne saw Captain Jim's "life-book." He needed no coaxing to show it and proudly gave it to her to read.
But, in his wooden way, he had observant eyes for Edwin; and when at the end of dinner, he motioned Edwin back to his own easy-chair in the fireside corner, and Edwin sank luxuriously into it after very brief remonstrance, Mr.
He closed the empty little drawer with a sigh, and shut and locked the escritoire, and came back to the solitary fireside.
One and all seemed to have caught the infection from the fireside circle, and were outvying each other in wild wishes, and childish projects of what they would do when they came to be men and women.
Flights of fancy gave place, in her mind, to a steady fireside glow, and I had already begun to perceive how, with the development of the conviction that--as time went on without a public accident-- our young things could, after all, look out for themselves, she addressed her greatest solicitude to the sad case presented by their instructress.
Woodhouse's kindness, felt his particular claim on her to leave her neat parlour, hung round with fancywork, whenever she could, and win or lose a few sixpences by his fireside.
The genial festival of Christmas, which throughout all Christendom lights up the fireside of home with mirth and jollity, followed hard upon the wedding just described.
And, on certain occasions in the experience of Cecilia and her sister, the most indulgent of fathers proved to be as capable of saying No, as the sternest tyrant who ever ruled a fireside.
For the most part, people gathered round their firesides, with an eye to their suppers, and watched the process of cooking comfortably indoors.
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Los Angeles-based Whirled Creative turned to AlphaDogs once again to complete color and audio on the 30 second pre-roll for Fireside Chats With The President.
Michael Jarvis was another in action yesterday, with Fireside on Racecourse Side, and Hills's other joint-second favourite went through his paces in satisfactory fashion under Philip Robinson in a gallop with Cape Express (Neil Callan) over seven and a half furlongs.