Usage examples for candle

  1. A little way it came, then no farther, and he had to light the candle. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  2. Then, I can see one candle in the dining- room. – The Rosary by Florence L. Barclay
  3. Upon this he looked quite astonished, and began to grow angry; he maintained he had seen the whole; he had also held the candle himself during the whole punishment. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  4. He would not put out the candle. – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston
  5. Then he took up his candle again, and turned- not to the door. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  6. Any honourable man would have done so much, very likely; but perhaps- however, I'm not here to praise myself but to praise you; and I may add I never in a large experience saw the woman- maid, wife or widow- to hold a candle to you for brains and energy and far- reaching fine qualities in general. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  7. " That wretched candle hardly gives any light," she said, impatiently. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  8. " Get a candle," he whispered, and when she brought it, he stooped to enter the doorway. – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  9. She lit the candle and looked at her watch. – Benita, An African Romance by H. Rider Haggard
  10. There was usually but a short time for candle- light in June, for people who arose so soon after daylight were accustomed to go to bed early. – The Red Mustang by William O. Stoddard
  11. Then I took my candle and went out into the hall. – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  12. I agree with him that Stornley can't hold a candle to it. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  13. He then lighted a candle, and worked on. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  14. He took a letter out of his pocket and held it under the light of the candle. – Men, Women and Guns by H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile
  15. There: you found the candle, and so it is all true. – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  16. Then carrying the lighted candle, he went from one to another of the four rooms of the apartment. – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin
  17. " Make haste to bestow a stately candle, because it is she, and no one else. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  18. Take the candle and go where you please. – Emily Brontë by A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
  19. I said, and took the candle and went to open the door. – Not Pretty, But Precious by John Hay, et al.
  20. " First door to the right, front, and don't knock," he called in a whisper that might have come from his tomb in death as he slowly retired into the darkness below with his candle. – The Daredevil by Maria Thompson Daviess