They brought a wax light; Morgan held the paper to the flame.
You are no more like Mr. Frank than a shilling is to a guinea, or a wax light to a dip.
My father sat down on the floor at the foot of my couch, where the wax light threw his shadow, exaggerating its unmoving profile.
Its ghastly features were clearly displayed by the aid of a wax light placed in a tall silver candlestick by its side.
The compass had been broken, and was useless; the wax light in the lantern would not burn in such a rarefied atmosphere.
But, after all, no wax light was placed in the lamp—only oil, as usual.
This parting shot told, and Mrs. Warren flared up like a wax light.