"Here is that which will give us light," said Galazi, and one man of every two took a torch
and lit it at a fire that burned near the mouth of the cave.
The encamisados were all timid folk and unarmed, so they speedily made their escape from the fray and set off at a run across the plain with their lighted torches
, looking exactly like maskers running on some gala or festival night.
As I examined the heterogeneous collection of odds and ends that is always to be found in the pocket-pouch of a Martian warrior my hand fell upon the emblazoned radium flash torch
of the black dator.
had been stuck in a socket beside the door, so that its rays illuminated both the corridor and the cell at the same time.
All at once, a great galloping of horses filled the neighboring streets, and, with a long file of torches
and a thick column of cavaliers, with free reins and lances in rest, these furious sounds debouched on the Place like a hurricane,--
But it does take minutes, and even I can remember shifting the electric torch
from one hand to the other before the aperture was large enough to receive the hand and wrist of Raffles.
By this time the storm had about reached us; the gusts of wind were flaring the torches
and making the shadows swash about, the first heavy drops of rain were falling, the world abroad was black as pitch, the lightning began to wink fitfully.
Soon the Parsee stopped on the borders of the glade, which was lit up by the torches
. The ground was covered by groups of the Indians, motionless in their drunken sleep; it seemed a battlefield strewn with the dead.
In a small antechamber, into which several doors opened, and which was lighted by a small iron lamp, they met a second interruption from the waiting-maid of Rowena, who, saying in a tone of authority, that her mistress desired to speak with the Palmer, took the torch
from the hand of Anwold, and, bidding him await her return, made a sign to the Palmer to follow.
We must test it." But a torch
one of the Indians threw in burned with a steady glow.
I had hold of Joe's hand now, and Joe carried one of the torches
Then a gigantic hand issued from the shade, and fastened on the throat of the captain, who uttered a stifle rattle; his stretched-out arms beating the air, the torch
fell and was extinguished in blood.