Origin of afire
Examples from the Web for afire
The blogosphere is afire with outrage: A rich do-nothing given probation for raping his three-year-old daughter!
Twitter is afire with thoughts on the Woodward-Politico-Gene Sperling imbroglio.Bob Woodward and Politico and the Worst of Washington|Michael Tomasky|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The blogosphere was also afire with Palinmania, from Andrew Sullivan to Talking Points Memo to this very site.
One of them hit the Zeppelin squarely, exploded the gas-bag, and set it afire its entire length.Lest We Forget|John Gilbert Thompson
Delcassé had listened with gleaming eyes, all the dreamer within him afire at the splendid vision which Crochard's words evoked.The Destroyer|Burton Egbert Stevenson
My little heart was afire at the humiliation put upon my mother.The Woman Thou Gavest Me|Hall Caine
This woman draws me as the sea draws the river; because of her my blood is afire.The Ghost Kings|H. Rider Haggard
He cut a long pole, fastened a pine knot to the end of it and set it afire.Sergeant York And His People|Sam Cowan