I have collected all the writings of the Empire and burnt those which were of no use.
‘Kali’ means “Kalichun” (a kind of lime produced from local snail shells) and ‘kata’ implies heaps of burnt shells. Thus, Kolkata has got its name from the manufacture of shell lime or Kalichun.
The word [anathema] literally means something set up or laid by to be kept, as a votive offering might be hung on a temple wall after being devoted to a god. Because offerings devoted to the true God were commonly burnt in their entirety or otherwise destroyed, the word in biblical usage signifies something ‘accursed’ or doomed to destruction ”.
Hath the L as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the L? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams. For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquityand idolatry.Bible (Old Testament)
Christians have burnt each other, quite persuaded That all the Apostles would have done as they did.Rochdale
Arson, after all, is an artificial crime? A large number of houses deserve to be burnt.
Little General MonckSat upon a trunk,Eating a crust of bread;There fell a hot coalAnd burnt in his clothes a hole,Now little General Monck is dead.george monck
I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt.moses
And thought the nation ne'er would thriveTill all the whores were burnt alive.Matthew Prior
Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana; he is almost lost that built it.
On the top of the wall lay a structure of burnt brick, about a foot and a half in height, under the tiles and projecting like a coping . ...when the tiles on the roof are broken or thrown down by the wind so that rain-water can leak through, this burnt brick coating will prevent the crude brick from being damaged, and the cornice -like projection will throw off the drops beyond the vertical face, and thus the walls, though of crude brick structure, will be preserved intact.vitruvius
In ashes of despaire, though burnt, shall make thee live.
Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops.william shakespeare
Fear of serious injury cannot alone justify suppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women . It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
Sin is to be overcome, not so much by maintaining a direct opposition to it, as by cultivating opposite principles. Would you kill the weeds in your garden, plant it with good seed; if the ground be well occupied, there will be less need of the labor of the hoe. If a man wished to quench fire, he might fight it with his hands till he was burnt to death; the only way is to apply an opposite element.
Poor food hard lodging cold weather fatigue nasty clothes nasty cookery.... There comes a bowl of beef soup, full of burnt leaves and dirt!
As a piece of rope, when burnt, retains its form, but cannot serve to bind, so is the ego which is burnt by the fire of supreme Knowledge .
Christians have burnt each other, quite persuaded. That all the Apostles would have done as they did.lord byron