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It ignites at 170 degrees in place of 240, and its combustion is so rapid that one may set light to it on the top of the ordinary powder, without the latter having time to ignite.
I felt for it, found it, twisted it up together, and putting it into the expiring flame, set light to it.
Butteridge's cigars; but here again luck was on his side, and he couldn't find any wherewith to set light to the gas above him.