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.
Then the match
burned down, and stung my fingers, and fell, a wriggling red spot in the blackness.
"My friend," said he to Porthos, "you will take this barrel, the match
of which I am going to set fire to, and throw it amidst our enemies; can you do so?"
Weston was a man of unexceptionable character, easy fortune, suitable age, and pleasant manners; and there was some satisfaction in considering with what selfdenying, generous friendship she had always wished and promoted the match
; but it was a black morning's work for her.
Before we could make out any more, the match
burnt my fingers and went out.
Princess Shtcherbatskaya had herself been married thirty years ago, her aunt arranging the match
. Her husband, about whom everything was well known before hand, had come, looked at his future bride, and been looked at.
Well, the match
is for the best of three goals; whichever side kicks two goals wins: and it won't do, you see, just to kick the ball through these posts--it must go over the cross-bar; any height'll do, so long as it's between the posts.
I suppose the suspense of the reader is now painful, and therefore I shall say at once that David won the match
with two lovely fours, the one over my head and the other to leg all along the ground.
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.
Poor Sophia was too much in her aunt's power to deny her anything positively; she was obliged to promise that she would see Mr Blifil, and be as civil to him as possible; but begged her aunt that the match
might not be hurried on.
She has been wanting me to go and lecture Brooke; and I have reminded her that her friends had a very poor opinion of the match
she made when she married me."
He sat down again, got out his cigarette-case, and stretched himself flat on his stomach, screening the matches
with the skirt of his coat.