How To Use Take fire In A Sentence

  • All residents must take fire precautions with the seriousness they deserve.
  • Woodes bee, that the one will not easily take fire, and the other will neither bend, rotte, consume, nor be eaten with wormes. Hypnerotomachia The Strife of Loue in a Dreame
  • Their topmost ranks take fire and vaporize or find some other form wherewith to be not of this world.
  • AS the flame runs very swiftly, it seems to carry along with it particles, which it could not so easily set on fire, and when any of these particles are drawn together, and heated to a certain degree, they at last take fire, with a sudden and great explosion, and thereby produce what we call a thunder Clap. The Shepherd of Banbury's Rules to Judge of the Changes of the Weather, Grounded on Forty Years' Experience
  • When I take fire from enough directions I tend to just pull out the rhetorical gatling gun and try to burtn out all the barrels. Sarah Palin Steps Down As Alaska Governor
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  • Take FireControl - John Prescott's plan to regionalise England's fire service. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
  • And some have us’d the leaves instead of cloves, imparting its relish in sauce, especially of fish; and the very dry sticks of the tree, strew’d over with a little powder or dust of sulphur, and vehemently rub’d against one another, will immediately take fire; as will likewise the wood of an old ivy; nay, without any intentive addition, by friction only. Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees
  • Then stooping down and raising himself with a rapid motion, he made a violent current of air with his poncho, which made the wood take fire, and soon a bright flame roared in the improvised brasier. In Search of the Castaways
  • The sapless conducting of Oleg Caetani meant that the performance failed to take fire.
  • And therefore, when they will shrive them, they take fire and set it beside them, and cast therein powder of frankincense; and in the smoke thereof they shrive them to God, and cry him mercy. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville
  • And the city began to take fire, and to burn very direfully; and it burned all that night and all the next day, till vesper-time.

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