Cap'n Jonadab set up straight and sputtered like a firecracker.
A boy without enthusiasm is like a firecracker without a fuse.
I remember I thought it must be white and soft like the string of a firecracker.
You look like some one had dropped a firecracker down your neck, or something.
She actually got a firecracker and set it off under that beast.
I said what was that, ...