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and flinging their accents afar off, to melt into the air and pervade it with the holy word.
Now horn and pelt our peoples melt In covert to abide; Now, crouched and still, to cave and hill Our Jungle Barons glide.
They will soon rise again, however--BUT NOT TILL THE SALT MELTS.
Thus, gradually the Sol's Arms melts into the shadowy night and then flares out of it strong in gas.
The shoe shows all this to the mother, and makes her heart melt as fire melts wax.
If love is a devastating fire which melts the whole being into one mountain torrent, Mary was no more in love with Denham than she was in love with her poker or her tongs.
The City (as it is called) is the most populous part of London in the daytime; but at night, when it ceases to be the center of commerce, its busy population melts away, and the empty streets assume the appearance of a remote and deserted quarter of the metropolis.
In the mouth the water melts away and the seed chews sharp and bitter.
A great part of huge earth was scorched by the terrible vapour and melted as tin melts when heated by men's art in channelled (27) crucibles; or as iron, which is hardest of all things, is softened by glowing fire in mountain glens and melts in the divine earth through the strength of Hephaestus (28).
We shall see how your sympathy melts before plain matter of fact.
December), when the snow melts on the Cordillera, is over- flowed by the river.
The metaphors employed are largely conventionalized ones, like 'Now burns with glory, and then melts with love.