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35 Fire Quotes

Fit to give weight to smoke. [Lat., Dare pondus idonea fumo.]

Persius (Aulus Persius Flaccus) Quotes , Source: Satires (V, 20)

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Out of the frying pan into the fire.

Persius (Aulus Persius Flaccus) Quotes , Source: Satires (V, 20)

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Flame is very near to smoke. [Lat., Flamma fumo est proxima.]

Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus) Quotes , Source: Curculio (act I, 1, 53)

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Divert her eyes with pictures in the fire.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Epistle to Mrs. Teresa Blount, on her leaving the Town after the Coronation

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A spark neglected has often raised a conflagration. [Lat., Parva saepe scintilla contempta magnum excitavit incendium.]

Quintus Curtius Rufus (Curtis Rufus Quintus) Quotes , Source: De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni (VI, 3, 11)

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A little fire is quickly trodden out; Which, being suffer'd, rivers cannot quench.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Sixth, Part III (Clarence at IV, viii)

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The fire i' th' flint Shows not till it be struck; our gentle flame Provokes itself and like the current flies Each bound it chafes.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Life of Timon of Athens (Poet at I, i)

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Fire that's closest kept burns most of all.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Lucetta at I, ii)

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In ashes of despaire, though burnt, shall make thee live.

Sir Philip Sidney (Sydney) Quotes , Source: Arcadia

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O joy! that in our embers Is something that doth live.

William Wordsworth Quotes , Source: Ode (IV, 53), (Knight's edition)

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