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The word "flambeaux" in example sentences

_ Mrs. Behn (or, haply, George Jenkins, the first editor of _The Widow Ranter_), here uses the ordinary form 'flambeaux' as a plural. ❋ Aphra Behn (1664)

I cannot see, I said, that it is so very easy for a number of men to have been continually mistaking 'flambeaux' for 'stars,' 'thunder' for 'human speech,' and 'Roman soldiers' for 'angels.'" ❋ Henry Rogers (1841)

The phaser shots flickered through the darkness, igniting the spongy green hearts and turning the oncoming figures into walking flambeaux. ❋ David A. McIntee (2011)

The king found her “more beautiful than ever, in the shadows of the night, and the dancing light of flambeaux and her diamonds.” ❋ David Hackett Fischer (2008)

Before them they lighted brilliant flambeaux of wax in candelabra of gold, but their faces outshone the flambeaux, for that they had eyes sharper than unsheathed swords and the lashes of their eyelids bewitched all hearts. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Then she bade her women light flambeaux and look for him, whilst she went forth in person and, seeing the garden-door open, knew that he had gone thither. ❋ Unknown (2006)

The Italian then, extending his bare arm from under his linen vestment, pointed with his forefinger to five large flambeaux, or torches, placed on each side of the altar. ❋ Unknown (2008)

And behold, there appeared cressets and lanthorns and flambeaux and up came the army of women. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Hasan crept under the wooden settle as before, whilst the troops lighted flambeaux of wax mixed with aloes-wood and Nadd-perfume and crude ambergris122 and passed the night in sport and delight till the morning. ❋ Unknown (2006)

When I had reached the middle of the gallery, I heard a great clatter and saw the light of flambeaux coming towards me. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Côté prestations devant public: nous sommes passés 4 fois au grand plaisir du public ! et dans la soirée , un défilé aux flambeaux, magnifique , devant le château illuminé ! ❋ De Brantigny........................ (2008)

At this he smiled and the folk came round him, flambeaux in hand like the eyeball round the pupil, while the Gobbo bridegroom was left sitting alone much like a tail-less baboon; for every time they lighted a candle for him it went out willy-nilly, so he was left in darkness and silence and looking at naught but himself. ❋ Unknown (2006)

So I sat down and, after a while, the curtains were suddenly drawn from one side of the room and, behold, in came damsels walking in procession and hending hand lighted flambeaux of wax and censers full of Sumatran aloes-wood, and amongst them a young lady as she were the rising full moon. ❋ Unknown (2006)

So he took the two dinars and embarked them in the boat; and he put off and rowed about with them awhile, when behold, the barge came down the river in mid-stream, with lighted flambeaux and cressets flaming therein. ❋ Unknown (2006)

‘Yes,’ answered I, and went up to the terrace roof,284 whence I could see a gathering of people with flambeaux and cressets, and great mirth and merriment. ❋ Unknown (2006)

At the same time, the chandeliers and the flambeaux on the chimney-shelf shed such a flood of light on the two friends that their faces, strongly illuminated, failed, in spite of their diplomatic discretion, to conceal the faint expression of their feelings either from the keen-sighted countess or the artless stranger. ❋ Unknown (2007)

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