Sentence Examples with the word on fire

Mrs. Lamson had scarcely finished telling me about this girl's success before I was on fire with eagerness.

Here's the ship's navel, this doubloon here, and they are all on fire to unscrew it.

The walls were all on fire and the back wall had fallen in, the wooden roof was collapsing, and the rafters were alight.

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At length, in the war of 1812, her dwelling was set on fire by English soldiers, prisoners on parole, when she was away, and her cat and dog and hens were all burned up together.

Half the orchard was on fire while the other half rained delicate pink-white blooms from the apple trees.

I wouldn't tell that ninny if his shoes were on fire and he was standing at a leaky gas pump.

The second group represents, first, the birth of Mithras; then the god nude, cutting fruit and leaves from a fig-tree in which is the bust of a deity, and before which one of the winds is blowing upon Mithras; the god discharging an arrow against a rock from which springs a fountain whose water a figure is kneeling to receive in his palms; the bull in a small boat, near which again occurs the figure of the animal under a roof about to be set on fire by two figures; the bull in flight, with Mithras in pursuit; Mithras bearing the bull on his shoulders; Helios kneeling before Mithras; Helios and Mithras clasping hands over an altar; Mithras with drawn bow on a running horse; Mithras and Helios banqueting; Mithras and Helios mounting the chariot of the latter and rising in full course over the ocean.

Three hundred guns covered the assault, and Dresden was set on fire in places by the cannonade, while the French columns marched unceasingly over the bridges and through the Altstadt.

A kid who stole matches so he could light spiders on fire and watch how far they ran.

On the 2nd of February 1829 the woodwork of the choir was set on fire by Jonathan Martin, a madman.