I work 18 hours a day so I can afford to live in a matchbox.
But Davy had brought out his matchbox, and was striking a light.
Without waking his companions he found a matchbox and lit the cigarette.
Sara flushed, and, having lit her cigarette, tendered him his matchbox with an icy little word of thanks.
Then he fumbled about in the darkness for a lamp and matchbox.
Among the jetsam of those restless Fundy tides almost anything that will float may appear, from a matchbox to a barn.
He extended his hand to put back the matchbox in its corner of the shelf.
In her right hand was found the charred stump of a match, and in her left a matchbox.
She bent forward, gripped a matchbox, and lit the cigarette for him.
The blow was aimed at Dinny Johnny, but the moment was miscalculated, and it fell on "matchbox" instead.