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Take it, mistress housekeeper; open the window and fling it into the yard and lay the foundation of the pile for the bonfire we are to make.
Two axes lay upon the sands beside me; chips and splinters were scattered broadcast, and the ashes of the bonfire were blackening and smoking under the dawn.
Before the tar-barrels, of which the bonfire was made, were half burned out, a great crowd had come together.
But when the people beheld him they set up a wild and angry howl; and their faces had an evil aspect, which was made more terrible by the flickering blaze of the bonfire.
It must be stated, in honor of the good sense of the loungers of Paris, that the greater part of this crowd directed their steps towards the bonfire, which was quite in season, or towards the mystery play, which was to be presented in the grand hall of the Palais de Justice (the courts of law), which was well roofed and walled; and that the curious left the poor, scantily flowered maypole to shiver all alone beneath the sky of January, in the cemetery of the Chapel of Braque.
However, there is a maypole and a bonfire in the town; a mystery, Pope of the Fools, and Flemish ambassadors in the city; and, at the university, nothing
We must have a bonfire this evening in the Champ-Gaillard," went on the other, "made of Master Andry's books.
Some great scheme was evidently brewing in his mighty mind a trip across the Alps, a bonfire at Moscow, or a little skirmish at Waterloo perhaps, for he marched in silent majesty till suddenly a gentle snore disturbed the imperial reverie.
Never mind, Kitty, we'll go and see the bonfire to-morrow.
I'd stand godfather to him, if he was to be christened in a bonfire, made of the ruins of the Bank of England.
Come the evening of November 5 and bonfires across the town roared.
The fire service's John Pratt said: "Everyone knows that bonfires and fireworks can cause devastating injuries, even if you are being careful.