He handed his box of vesuvians, and it was taken in a snatchy way.
Fusees or vesuvians consist of large oval heads fixed on a round splint.
He had heard the name Scipio—used by the young man when he gave him his sixpence for a box of Vesuvians.
And he smoked a cigar, and gave me a whole lot of vesuvians to strike by myself behind a tent.
I don't mean Vesuvians, you know, ...