Sentence Examples with the word afire

His personality was that of a well-instructed, outwardly cold, because cool and calculating man, essentially receptive, afire for only one idea: the highest possible development of the French monarchy, internally and externally, as against both the secular powers and the Church.

Why, my little man, you have pretty red hair, but you couldn't get afire now.

The moment their lips met, lightning flew through her, setting every nerve afire with awareness unlike anything she'd felt before.