The little maiden stretched out her hands towards them when--the match
Then the match
burned down, and stung my fingers, and fell, a wriggling red spot in the blackness.
The spark - a feeble spark, first principle of conflagration - shone in the darkness like a glow-worm, then was deadened against the match
which it set fire to, Porthos enlivening the flame with his breath.
This time he went to work more carefully, and feeling with his fingers for a match
with the largest head and the greatest amount of phosphorus, lit it at the first try.
I planned the match
from that hour; and when such success has blessed me in this instance, dear papa, you cannot think that I shall leave off matchmaking.
Before we could make out any more, the match
burnt my fingers and went out.
You know," said she, "I cannot think him at all a fit match
for Henrietta; and considering the alliances which the Musgroves have made, she has no right to throw herself away.
They trust to our honour," as East proudly informs Tom; "they know very well that no School-house boy would cut the match
Our friend the Sheriff of Nottingham hath proclaimed a shooting match
, and hath sent messengers to tell of it through all the countryside, and the prize is to be a bright golden arrow.
Elizabeth, feeling it incumbent on her to relieve him from so unpleasant a situation, now put herself forward to confirm his account, by mentioning her prior knowledge of it from Charlotte herself; and endeavoured to put a stop to the exclamations of her mother and sisters by the earnestness of her congratulations to Sir William, in which she was readily joined by Jane, and by making a variety of remarks on the happiness that might be expected from the match
, the excellent character of Mr.
And I would rather," she cried, in a most vehement voice, "follow you to your grave, than I would see you disgrace yourself and your family by such a match
He arrived last night and asked for a match