After ten minutes, they arrived at the edge of a small stream, and there, by the light of the torches, they perceived a mound of stacked wood.
On the threshold of the door, the Spirit smiled and stopped to bless – by the sprinkling of his torch – the home of Bob Cratchit.
No, but I am going to take my torch.
Soon the Parsee stopped on the border of a clearing. Several torches lit the place up.
Then a torch was brought, and the wood, heavily soaked with oil, instantly took fire.
Is there a special flavour in those drops that you let fall by the shaking of your torch? asked Scrooge.
They drove through the dark wood; but the carriage shone like a torch, and it dazzled the eyes of the robbers, so that they could not bear to look at it.
We remember them and we honor them by taking up the torch they have left behind, by acting to affirm human dignity wherever it is denied.
and the old wood of the tower hood was beginning to burn like a torch. The spectacle of this instantaneous change in his property impressed him more than the ravages of death.
The bell tower was burning like an enormous torch; the roof of the church was crashing, breaking into flames. Stench of burning was spreading in the air.