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Burn

1. In printing, the time at which an image is put on a plate.

2. In film, a ghost of an image that remains after the image has disappeared.
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But, poor though he was, William Burns made up his mind that his children should be well taught.
It was from the last that Burns first came to know Addison's works for in this book he found the "Vision of Mirza" and other Spectator tales, and loved them.
Then all the schooling the Burns children had was from their father in the long winter evenings after the farm work for the day was over.
Thus the years passed, as Burns himself says, in the "cheerless gloom of a hermit, with the unceasing toil of a galley-slave.
Still I felt that Helen Burns considered things by a light invisible to my eyes.
And cross and cruel," I added; but Helen Burns would not admit my addition: she kept silence.
In her turn, Helen Burns asked me to explain, and I proceeded forthwith to pour out, in my own way, the tale of my sufferings and resentments.
Helen Burns, if you don't go and put your drawer in order, and fold up your work this minute, I'll tell Miss Scatcherd to come and look at it
Burns sighed, glanced at me inquisitively, as much as to say, "Aren't you going yet?
Burns mustered his courage one day and remonstrated earnestly with the captain.
Burns at this point looked at me with an air of curiosity.
Burns had had no personal knowledge of that affair, but positive evidence of it existed in the shape of a photograph taken in Haiphong.