Some believe the answer is even more support for dictators who keep the lid on this tinderbox.
To strike a fire one must have the flint and tinderbox, for matches were unknown until about 1830.
She found the tinderbox, and with trembling hands struck a light.
Meinik carried a tinderbox, and soon had a fire blazing, and by its side they piled a great stock of wood.
I need not be a witch to do that; now get your tinderbox from your bag, and I will arrange the wood.
A four-wheeler appeared presently, and very soon they were walking down tinderbox Lane.
On reaching his chamber he laid his hand on every possible ledge and corner for the tinderbox, but for a long time in vain.
Klein Piet had his tinderbox in his pocket; by the light he made, they both bent to look at the link on the ground.
That he had done so affected him more sharply now with a sense of the appropriateness of this house in tinderbox Lane.
Take the flint and tinderbox, creep along the bank, and light a fire at that spot; maybe the smoke will draw them above us.