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Letter "S" » scorched
«There is a peculiar burning odor in the room, like explosives. the kitchen fills with smoke and the hot, sweet, ashy smell of scorched cookies. The war has begun.»
Author: Alison Lurie
, smoking room
«Sex is a flame which uncontrolled may scorch; properly guided, it will light the torch of eternity»
«He must be independent and brave, and sure of himself and of the importance of his work, because if he isn't he will never survive the scorching blasts of derision that will probably greet his first efforts.»
«Kill if you must, but never hate: Man is but grass and hate is blight, The sun will scorch you soon or late, Die wholesome then, since you must fight»
«And some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth; and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of earth: / But when the sun was up, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away.»
«And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow; / And when he sowed, some seeds fell by the way side, and the fowls came and devoured them up: / Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth: / And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.»
«And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, which hath power over these plagues: and they repented not to give him glory.»
«And the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.»
«Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may happen to sear your own fingers and make them dead to the quality of things.»
«I shall scorch the wrong doer for his wrong and soothe the virtuous for his righteousness. Justice shall be meted out to all?.»