The safety match of the present day did not appear until 1845.
With trembling fingers she drew out a safety match and struck it on the box.
Frey caught it and flicked a safety match with his fingernail.
“Have sent,” said his entertainer briefly, as he filled a pipe from the open tobacco box and struck a safety match.
I used only a third of a stick—you know, short fuse, with the end split so as to hold the head of a safety match.
She lit it with a safety match and extinguished the match with a nervous flick of her arm.
Another fault of the safety match is its small size; it is apt to be entirely consumed before the fire can be started.
The safety match, therefore, cannot be lighted unless it is rubbed on the phosphorus on the outside of the box.
Indeed, in some places it is forbidden by law to sell any kind of match but the safety match.
The invention of the safety match is the last step in the long history of fire-making.