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The villagers used torches to chase the monster back to the castleThe Vikings had brought torches to set fire to the enemy village.

The villagers used torches to chase the monster back to the castle.

When we went camping, we made torches using branches dipped in sap from a fir tree.

A number of cars were torched during the riots.

The private homes of the leaders of the dictatorship were torched during the coup.

Bobby was up until late last night, reading his book under the covers by the light of a torch.

Pass me a torch; I want to look under the car.

For the 1996 Olympic Games, 10,000 people took turns carrying the Olympic torch on its 24,000-kilometer journey from Greece to Atlanta, Georgia.

The streets of London, England were lit at night using torches until 1807, when gaslights were introduced.

A French proverb suggests that the torch of love is lit in the kitchen.

Ben Sweetland once observed that we cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own.

Lucretius once remarked that the generations of living things pass in a short time, and like runners hand on the torch of life.

Louis Pasteur once stated that science knows no country because knowledge belongs to humanity and is the torch which illuminates the world.

William Hamilton once suggested that truth is like a torch: the more it's shook, the more it shines.

Find someone who has read in bed using a torch.

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