The grim blackness of the stones told by what fate the Hall had fallen — by conflagration: but how kindled?
I hardly heard Mrs. Fairfax’s account of the curtain conflagration during dinner, so much was I occupied in puzzling my brains over the enigmatical character of Grace Poole, and still more in pondering the problem of her position at Thornfield and questioning why she had not been given into custody that morning, or, at the very least, dismissed from her master’s service.
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sparked the current conflagration by releasing the report
To the south a monster conflagration was filling the sky, and we knew that the great ghetto was burning.