Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice.
Fire is one of my temperaments. It is behind all my work… Fire is a chemical presence.
Among the notable things about fire is that it also requires oxygen to burn – exactly like its enemy, life. Thereby are life and flames so often compared.
The Word of fire burns today On the lips of our prophets in an evil age.
And new Philosophy calls all in doubt, the element of fire is quite put out; the Sun is lost, and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it.
The generous Critic fann’d the Poet’s fire, And taught the world with reason to admire.
The fire burns as the novel taught it how.
I have some friends, some honest friends, and honest friends are few; My pipe of briar, my open fire, A book that’s not too new.
For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
Since we can’t count on the meat, egg, and dairy industries to protect animals from the most egregious forms of cruelty, what can we, as consumers, do? Opting out of paying someone to allow animals to die in a barn fire or at the slaughterhouse seems pretty reasonable.