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  • They were headed for Little Rock to add to the incendiary feelings in our town.†   (source)
  • A thermite grenade is an incendiary device that burns at four thousand degrees Fahrenheit and can go through a quarter-inch of steel in a few seconds.†   (source)
  • Burnham knew exactly whom he wanted to hire but was less aware of how incendiary his selections would prove.†   (source)
  • Austin picked some incendiary fluff off his shoulder.†   (source)
  • His head was covered with curls, he had the lips of a faun, and all he needed was a lyre and a laurel wreath to be the image of the incendiary Nero of Christian mythology.†   (source)
  • The incendiary device to CO2.†   (source)
  • On the night of March 9th, 1945, an air attack on Tokyo by American heavy bombers, using incendiary and high explosive bombs, caused the death of 83,793 people.†   (source)
  • So as he walks to a party in his honor, there is a third incendiary situation looming over his administration.†   (source)
  • I was walking around with a time bomb ticking in my chest, tightly wound, incendiary.†   (source)
  • Admitting to his ignorance of the real state of things in America—and inferring that this was no uncommon handicap in Parliament—he boldly proposed the repeal of every act concerning America since the incendiary Stamp Act of 1765.†   (source)
  • Doc Daneeka had lost his head during Milo's bombardment; instead of running for cover, he had remained out in the open and performed his duty, slithering along the ground through shrapnel, strafing and incendiary bombs like a furtive, wily lizard from casualty to casualty, administering tourniquets, morphine, splints and sulfanilamide with a dark and doleful visage, never saying one word more than he had to and reading in each man's bluing wound a dreadful portent of his own decay.†   (source)
  • They dropped more than sixteen hundred tons of incendiary bombs that destroyed sixteen square miles of buildings, killed nearly 100,000 people, wounded 125,000, and left 1.2 million homeless.†   (source)
  • I did not add that he had used it as an occasion to preach one of the most incendiary sermons we ever had from him.†   (source)
  • He pulled it out, and again uncoiled the fuse and brought it to his teeth, severing the cord, now millimeters from its point of contact with the gelatinous incendiary.†   (source)
  • An add-on a week later stated that "the notorious agente provocateuse Wyoming Knott of Hong Kong in Luna, whose incendiary speech on Monday 13 May had incited the riot that cost the lives of nine brave officers, had not been apprehended in Luna City and had not returned to her usual haunts in Hong Kong in Luna, and was now believed to have died in the massacre she herself set off."†   (source)
  • Awareness of the incendiary capacity of such rhetoric was so acute that in 1837 the U.S. House passed a "gag rule" that prohibited petitions or discussions regarding slavery.†   (source)
  • With twenty-four hundred kilos of high explosive and incendiary, a small group of aircraft, if piloted well, could destroy a railroad train, explode an ammunition depot, cause great harm to a column on the march, or obliterate a river crossing.†   (source)
  • The lovely old Georgian house was now the domicile of dragons, where bright presences with incendiary breath prowled from room to room.†   (source)
  • The exercise will be programmed as if an atom bomb had exploded and incendiary and high-powered bombs had rained down on the entire amusement area.†   (source)
  • This bloke that Hanby spoke to (he was just a little, ordinary chap with specs, white-collar type) said it had been so sudden—spontaneous was what he meant—and it just proved to Hanby once again how incendiary was the fabric of the capitalist system.†   (source)
  • "I will never stand by and see my native soil polluted by a horde of Abolition incendiaries" or for that matter by the "lowest and most contemptible race upon the face of God's earth,"†   (source)
  • And then I found myself so enraged that I blurted out something which to Jews, in that tormented bygone year scant months removed from the crematoriums, was freighted with enough incendiary offensiveness to make me regret the words as soon as they escaped my lips.†   (source)
  • Yes, he wasn't very good, though-still used incendiary grenades ....but strong.†   (source)
  • Beginning his address to crowded meetings with "My friends—and in that term I comprehend those who come to hear the truth and to believe it—none others," he attacked the resolutions as "false in their facts, incendiary in their temper, disunion in their object, high treason in their remedy, and usurpation in their character..."†   (source)
  • In Kearney, Nebraska, citizens were instructed on disabling incendiary bombs with garden hoses.   (source)
    incendiary = designed to start fires
  • When are you going to turn loose those incendiaries?   (source)
    incendiaries = bombs designed to start fires
  • 9 of them, carrying incendiary bombs.   (source)
    incendiary = designed to start fires
  • On the drizzly night of November 29-30, the prisoners were awakened by two incendiary raids on Tokyo's industrial areas.   (source)
    incendiary = bombs designed to start fires
  • I am quite familiar with incendiaries, Ms.†   (source)
  • The projectile was a mixture of incendiaries and Imperial gold.†   (source)
  • Rebel incendiaries had been caught in the act, it was widely reported.†   (source)
  • "Yet daringly do the vile incendiaries keep up in Bache's paper the most wicked and base, violent and culminating abuse," she wrote another day, sure that "nothing will have effect until Congress passes a Sedition Bill."†   (source)
  • Governor William Tryon went further, implying in a letter to Germain that Washington himself had devised the plot and instructed the incendiaries.†   (source)
  • Nor was Washington to say anything about Captain Nathan Hale, who was "apprehended" by the British the day after the fire and, it appears, as part of the roundup of suspected incendiaries.†   (source)
  • It is an incendiary device: who knows what we'd make of it, if we ever got our hands on it?†   (source)
  • If someone tried to enter with any sort of incendiary device it would be detected instantly.†   (source)
  • A dozen bodies sprawled on the floor after a raid on a God's Gardeners safe house — that outfit was outlawed now and one of them sure looked a lot like his old roomie, the incendiary Bernice.†   (source)
  • Sweep platoons remove all the incendiary devices they can find, and army photographers go in with their tripods, and a handful of citizens return from farms and fields and cellars to drift through the ruined streets.†   (source)
  • With Boston full of red-coated British troops—sent in 1768 to keep order, as another round of taxes was imposed by Parliament, this time on paper, tea, paint, and glass—the atmosphere in the city turned incendiary.†   (source)
  • A hand flamer is primarily for incendiary work but it is a good defensive anti-personnel weapon in tight quarters; you don't have to aim it much.†   (source)
  • Even though the flames surged across the brow, the speed at which the fire line advanced now dropped enough to allow him to get out of the incendiary zone and ahead of the smoke, where the clean air was so sweet that he groaned at the cool, clear taste of it.†   (source)
  • We trained with sticks and we trained with wire (lots of nasty things you can improvise with a piece of wire) and we learned what can be done with really modern weapons and how to do it and how to service and maintain the equipment — simulated nuclear weapons and infantry rockets and various sorts of gas and poison and incendiary and demolition.†   (source)
  • The day would come, Hamilton warned, when Jefferson would be revealed as a voluptuary and an "intriguing incendiary."†   (source)
  • "Such lies and falsehoods were continually circulated," she wrote to Mary, "and base and incendiary letters sent to the house addressed to him, that I reallyhave been alarmed for his personal safety...With this temper in a city like this, materials for a mob might be brought together in ten minutes."†   (source)
  • When the attempts made by the authorities to convince these well-meaning incendiaries that the official fumigation of their houses effectively removed any risk of infection had proved unavailing, it became necessary to decree very heavy penalties for this type of arson.†   (source)
  • —Essay on psychology in POLITICS (New York) (4) All the "best people" from the gentlemen's clubs, and all the frantic fascist captains, united in common hatred of Socialism and bestial horror of the rising tide of the mass revolutionary movement, have turned to acts of provocation, to foul incendiarism, to medieval legends of poisoned wells, to legalize their own destruction of proletarian organizations, and rouse the agitated petty-bourgeoisie to chauvinistic fervor on behalf of the fight against the revolutionary way out of the crisis.†   (source)
  • Those victims who were able to worry at all about what had happened thought of it and discussed it in more primitive, childish terms — gasoline sprinkled from an aeroplane, maybe, or some combustible gas, or a big cluster of incendiaries, or the work of parachutists; but, even if they had known the truth, most of them were too busy or too weary or too badly hurt to care that they were the objects of the first great experiment in the use of atomic power, which (as the voices on the short wave shouted) no country except the United States, with its industrial know how, its willingness to throw two billion gold dollars into an important wartime gamble, could possibly have developed.†   (source)
  • They were bandits, counterfeiters, poisoners, incendiaries, murderers, parricides.†   (source)
  • But he told Mr. Tulliver several stories about "Swing" and incendiarism, and asked his advice about feeding pigs in so thoroughly secular and judicious a manner, with so much polished glibness of tongue, that the miller thought, here was the very thing he wanted for Tom.†   (source)
  • , there would have been no documents in the trial of Ravaillac deposited in the clerk's office of the Palais de Justice, no accomplices interested in causing the said documents to disappear; hence, no incendiaries obliged, for lack of better means, to burn the clerk's office in order to burn the documents, and to burn the Palais de Justice in order to burn the clerk's office; consequently, in short, no conflagration in 1618.†   (source)
  • San Francisco was no longer the legendary city of 1849—a city of banditti, assassins, and incendiaries, who had flocked hither in crowds in pursuit of plunder; a paradise of outlaws, where they gambled with gold-dust, a revolver in one hand and a bowie-knife in the other: it was now a great commercial emporium.†   (source)
  • A deputation of leading commercial people waited on the Government and told them that if they did not at once arrest the Committee of Public Safety, they themselves would gather a body of men, arm them, and fall on 'the incendiaries,' as they called them.†   (source)
  • With regard to legal matters, immediately after the fires he gave orders to find and execute the incendiaries.†   (source)
  • With regard to legal matters, after the execution of the supposed incendiaries the rest of Moscow burned down.†   (source)
  • That evening he learned that all these prisoners (he, probably, among them) were to be tried for incendiarism.†   (source)
  • Even if there was any arson (which is very doubtful, for no one had any reason to burn the houses—in any case a troublesome and dangerous thing to do), arson cannot be regarded as the cause, for the same thing would have happened without any incendiarism.†   (source)
  • Millions of men perpetrated against one another such innumerable crimes, frauds, treacheries, thefts, forgeries, issues of false money, burglaries, incendiarisms, and murders as in whole centuries are not recorded in the annals of all the law courts of the world, but which those who committed them did not at the time regard as being crimes.†   (source)
  • The French patrol was one of those sent out through the various streets of Moscow by Durosnel's order to put a stop to the pillage, and especially to catch the incendiaries who, according to the general opinion which had that day originated among the higher French officers, were the cause of the conflagrations.†   (source)
  • Indeed, it can easily be imagined that these changes, combined with the high wind, also had an incendiary effect on certain minds.†   (source)
  • The prefectural government, convinced, as everyone in Hiroshima was, that the city would be attacked soon, had begun to press with threats and warnings for the completion of wide fire lanes, which, it was hoped, might act in conjunction with the rivers to localize any fires started by an incendiary raid; and the neighbour was reluctantly sacrificing his home to the city's safety.†   (source)
  • Which of the people watching the incendiary bomb extinguished on the hill last night would understand what I mean if they read this ?†   (source)
  • Defenseless villages are bombarded from the air, the inhabitants driven out into the countryside, the cattle machine-gunned, the huts set on fire with incendiary bullets: this is called PACIFICATION.†   (source)
  • THE DAY before the bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, the city, in fear of incendiary raids, had put hundreds of schoolgirls to work helping to tear down houses and clear fire lanes.†   (source)
  • Her rather bitter opinion was that it was the more lightly affected hibakusha and power-hungry politicians who focused on the A-bomb, and that not enough thought was given to the fact that warfare had indiscriminately made victims of Japanese who had suffered atomic and incendiary bombings, Chinese civilians who had been attacked by the Japanese, reluctant young Japanese and American soldiers who were drafted to be killed or maimed, and, yes, Japanese prostitutes and their mixed-blood babies.†   (source)
  • Who was crucified—think of it—for an incendiary and a disturber of the social order!†   (source)
  • No, I went to look at the fire, and they arrested me there, and tried me as an incendiary.†   (source)
  • "Ah, he looks very much like an incendiary," remarked the officer.†   (source)
  • Now if I am to be no mere copper wire amateur but a luminous author, I must also be a most intensely refractory person, liable to go out and to go wrong at inconvenient moments, and with incendiary possibilities.†   (source)
  • Later, he learned that Erik had found, all prepared for him, a secret passage, long known to himself alone and contrived at the time of the Paris Commune to allow the jailers to convey their prisoners straight to the dungeons that had been constructed for them in the cellars; for the Federates had occupied the opera-house immediately after the eighteenth of March and had made a starting-place right at the top for their Mongolfier balloons, which carried their incendiary proclamations to the departments, and a state prison right at the bottom.†   (source)
  • It was what is called an "incendiary" appeal—it was written by a man into whose soul the iron had entered.†   (source)
  • In short—at least as he was presented to the cousins in the tales of his grandson—this Giuseppe Settembrini was a shadowy, passionate, and incendiary figure, a ringleader of conspiracy; and despite the polite pains they took to show their respect, they did not quite succeed in banishing from their faces an expression of apprehension and aversion, indeed of outright disgust.†   (source)
  • She could not reconcile herself to Joachim's turbulent emotions, to his sense of having returned home, which for the moment outweighed everything else and inspired him to breathe drunkenly of the old air again—our incomparably light, empty, incendiary air up here.†   (source)
  • And there, Mr Pancks, (destined to be chief clerk to Doyce and Clennam, and afterwards partner in the house), sinking the Incendiary in the peaceful friend, looked in at the door to see it done, with Flora gallantly supported on one arm and Maggy on the other, and a back-ground of John Chivery and father and other turnkeys who had run round for the moment, deserting the parent Marshalsea for its happy child.†   (source)
  • Coarse slander, fire, tar and feathers, and the gibbet, the youth may freely bring home to his mind, and with what sweetness of temper he can, and inquire how fast he can fix his sense of duty, braving such penalties, whenever it may please the next newspaper and a sufficient number of his neighbors to pronounce his opinions incendiary.†   (source)
  • Love, little by little, was quelled by absence; regret stifled beneath habit; and this incendiary light that had empurpled her pale sky was overspread and faded by degrees.†   (source)
  • Though Tushin's guns had been intended to cannonade the valley, he was firing incendiary balls at the village of Schon Grabern visible just opposite, in front of which large masses of French were advancing.†   (source)
  • The sun had now got far to the west of south and stood directly in her face, like some merciless incendiary, brand in hand, waiting to consume her.†   (source)
  • It was a wry-necked matter of unauthorized and incendiary correspondence between a person who claimed to be the ultimate authority in all matters of the Mohammedan religion throughout the world, and a younger member of a royal house who had been brought to book for kidnapping women within British territory.†   (source)
  • He began to sow along the sleeping or terrified houses these incendiary couplets:— "L'oiseau medit dans les charmilles, Et pretend qu'hier Atala Avec un Russe s'en alla.†   (source)
  • He declaimed— "This is no longer the time, gentlemen, when civil discord ensanguined our public places, when the landlord, the business-man, the working-man himself, falling asleep at night, lying down to peaceful sleep, trembled lest he should be awakened suddenly by the noise of incendiary tocsins, when the most subversive doctrines audaciously sapped foundations."†   (source)
  • not to be, I am not prepared to say that if it had been agreeable to Arthur and had brought itself about naturally in the first instance I should not have been very glad being of a lively disposition and moped at home where papa undoubtedly is the most aggravating of his sex and not improved since having been cut down by the hand of the Incendiary into something of which I never saw the counterpart in all my life but jealousy is not my character nor ill-will though many faults.'†   (source)
  • Henceforth, it is apt at all roles, it is made suspicious by the counterfeiter, covered with verdigris by the forger, blacked by the soot of the incendiary; and the murderer applies its rouge.†   (source)
  • The officer sends for Auersperg; these gentlemen embrace the officers, crack jokes, sit on the cannon, and meanwhile a French battalion gets to the bridge unobserved, flings the bags of incendiary material into the water, and approaches the tete-de-pont.†   (source)
  • Let him take thought, Odysseus, with you and others how the ships may be defended against incendiary attack.†   (source)
  • Our horses in one jump can take the ditch, but when I reach the decked ships, one of you remember to bring incendiary torches burning, so I can set the ships afire ( and kill the Argives round them, blind with smoke.†   (source)
  • Or are they the inflammatory ravings of incendiaries or distempered enthusiasts?†   (source)
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