You go away when the match
burns out; you vanish like the warm stove, like the delicious roast goose, and like the magnificent Christmas tree!" And she rubbed the whole bundle of matches
quickly against the wall, for she wanted to be quite sure of keeping her grandmother near her.
I had come without arms, without medicine, without anything to smoke--at times I missed tobacco frightfully--even without enough matches
. If only I had thought of a Kodak!
I was never matched
together so quickly in my life.
He again got out his cigarettes and matches
, but only three matches
were left and they were bad ones.
But if, which I rather imagine, your making the match
, as you call it, means only your planning it, your saying to yourself one idle day, `I think it would be a very good thing for Miss Taylor if Mr.
"Good," said Sir Henry's voice at last, and it sounded awful in the intense stillness, "how many matches
have you in the box?"
You hear the dull thud, thud of the ball, and the shouts of "Off your side," "Down with him," "Put him over," "Bravo." This is what we call "a scrummage," gentlemen, and the first scrummage in a School-house match
was no joke in the consulship of Plancus.
A fair sight was Nottingham Town on the day of the shooting match
. All along upon the green meadow beneath the town wall stretched a row of benches, one above the other, which were for knight and lady, squire and dame, and rich burghers and their wives; for none but those of rank and quality were to sit there.
Jane confessed herself a little surprised at the match
; but she said less of her astonishment than of her earnest desire for their happiness; nor could Elizabeth persuade her to consider it as improbable.
Mrs Western assured her, "That the match
was entirely agreed upon, and that nothing could or should prevent it.
He arrived last night and asked for a match
Howiver, I'm not denyin' the women are foolish: God Almighty made 'em to match