A rush candle was burning within and a matronly looking woman sat before the fire.
As he pored over the map, by the light of bog-deal torch or rush candle, what would he see upon it?
The radiance of sunlight might well have been less than the blaze of a rush candle before the staggering brilliancy.
As to the character of the President himself, to praise him was like holding up a rush candle to let us see the sun.
Their wee green cloaks were folded close about them, and each carried a rush candle.