When he heard the drums he flared up like a spark in the tinder.
It's yersel' knows the tinder feet that's on me since ever I 've bin in this counthry.
You see I have the tinder now safely secured in my tinder-box.
Here is the flint, the tinder being contained in this little box.
I want one of these sparks, if I can persuade it to do so, to fall on my tinder.
How am I to get this spark from the flint and steel to set fire to my tinder?
It is a very different form of carbon, no doubt you think, to tinder.
The first point we discussed was the preparation of the tinder.
When I blow on the tinder my object is to nourish the flame.
The timber of which they were built was dry almost as tinder.