In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Even Cousin Kate, the postmistress, looked pretty good by firelight.
- They were close together, face to face in the warm firelight.
- I had helped decorate it, but in the glowing firelight, it looked beyond beautiful.
- Shadows lurked beyond the flickering firelight, blending in with the darkness.
- Dad was reading the newspaper by firelight and Mom was telling us a story.
- Only the women were there, minding their own affairs by firelight.
- The whole city would be lit by firelight and fireworks instead of moonlight.
- Silently, he crept forward to the edge of a large clearing that was bathed in firelight.
- Jack glanced at her for a moment, trying to read all of her facial features by a mix of firelight and moonlight.
- Above her, the boy was coming around the corner of the bed, his sword glinting in the dim firelight.
- Reflected firelight flashed as they fought and an occasional spark jumped as the scimitars clashed.
- She passed by Lynx's room, and came upon one on the left whose door was left ajar, leaking firelight into the hallway.
- Sitting in the rosy glow of candle and firelight we thought it looked rather romantic.
- No doubt, our earliest ancestors performed for each other in caves with firelight as a backdrop.
- She looks beautiful as she sits down in the sand next to me, with the soft firelight playing across her face.
- Jake reached out a hand and stroked her cheek gently, his eyes never leaving her face, flickering in the gentle firelight.
- The flickering firelight lit them all in its tumbling glow.
- I saw only two faces, lit by firelight, and ready to shoot questions at me.
- Everything was flickering in the gentle firelight as the fire gently died.
- At night the graceful mantle of leaves becomes a gilded dome in the reflected firelight.
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