The first bloodshed would be the match in the powder magazine.
Abandoning the fight he rushed into the powder magazine and fired it.
A man who has lighted the fuse of the powder magazine beneath him does not sleep much.
A lucky shot from the buccaneers had found the powder magazine.
Is this, we wonder, the powder magazine on which he has been sitting?
It was converted into a powder magazine during the war with this country.
You might as well appoint a red-hot poker to guard a powder magazine.
But why should you say that there is a powder magazine, or a sword hanging over your head?
A third attempt was made with the hounds and they followed a trail to the powder magazine of a nearby mine.
Even now the English don't know that their country is a powder magazine.