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It seemed to me -- the reader may smile, but must not doubt my word -- it seemed to me, then, that I experienced a sensation not altogether physical, yet almost so, as of burning heat, and as if the letter were not of red cloth, but red-hot iron.
de Chagny and I had repeatedly taken off our coats and put them on again, finding at one time that they made us feel still hotter and at another that they protected us against the heat.
So he put his hat on straight, and at once there came such a frost that all the heat disappeared and the food on the dishes began to freeze.
Our way now lay through a region scarce passable, and full of serpents, which were continually creeping between our legs; we might have avoided them in the day, but being obliged, that we might avoid the excessive heats, to take long marches in the night, we were every moment treading upon them.
But as soon as two drops of blood have thus passed, one into each of the cavities, these drops which cannot but be very large, because the orifices through which they pass are wide, and the vessels from which they come full of blood, are immediately rarefied, and dilated by the heat they meet with.
The streams under the furnaces gave out to the sponges of platina a heat which was regularly kept up and distributed.
It was sweeping round swiftly and steadily, this flaming death, this invisible, inevitable sword of heat.
Sweetness, bitterness, sourness, are examples of this sort of quality, together with all that is akin to these; heat, moreover, and cold, whiteness, and blackness are affective qualities.
When the fire reached this barrier, it was compelled to pause, until a concentration of its heat could overcome the moisture, like an army awaiting the operations of a battering train, to open its way to desolation.
You all know, gentlemen, what a calorifere, to heat apartments, is.
As luck would have it, here we found an overhanging slab of rock carpeted beneath with smooth sand, which afforded a most grateful shelter from the heat.
One in particular declared with martial heat that they were put there to be slaughtered.