They would not listen; and drew nearer, saying, while bright sparks
showered from their lips, "We will not let you go, for you have promised to be ours if the gems you brought proved worthless; so fling away this cold white cloak, and bathe with us in the fire fountains, and help us bring back to our bosom flames the light we gave you for the child.
The next moment I saw a tiny red spark
advancing from the farther end of the house in the pitch darkness.
Because, Tom,' said his sister, after silently watching the sparks
awhile, 'as I get older, and nearer growing up, I often sit wondering here, and think how unfortunate it is for me that I can't reconcile you to home better than I am able to do.
Porthos, left alone, applied the spark
bravely to the match.
I know I can't prevent your doing so, but if you have a spark
He had indulged in some wistful hopes that for once his master might have relaxed, that an opportune word of congratulation might awaken some spark
of generosity in the man who had just added a fortune to his great store.
A strong breeze soon fanned the spark
into a flame, and the eaglets, as yet unfledged and helpless, were roasted in their nest and dropped down dead at the bottom of the tree.
Hope my fellows have not got into trouble up there," muttered Uncle Mac, adding with a satisfied chuckle, as a spark
shone out, "No; there it goes
Any woman with a spark
of spirit in her would have "meant" it under those circumstances.
There was nothing to guide her, for everything seemed without a spark
Barbicane had regulated his chronometer to the tenth part of a second by that of Murchison the engineer, who was charged with the duty of firing the gun by means of an electric spark
A momentary spark
of light flashed up, as from a kindled match, in the burial-ground.
of joy kindled in Kitty seemed to have infected everyone in the church.
And as she blows, and shading it with her lean hand, concentrates its red spark
of light, it serves in the dim morning as a lamp to show him what he sees of her.
It was a thing to be done with perfect confidence, without any of that apprehension which Claire inspired lest the next remark might prove the spark
to cause an explosion.