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1  Then the match scratched and fizzed.
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2  For they had forgotten about matches.
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3  Very calmly I tried to strike the match.
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4  But they were interested by my matches, and I struck some to amuse them.
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5  I lit a match and went on past the dusty curtains, of which I have told you.
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6  The view I had of it was as much as one could see in the burning of a match.
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7  I determined to strike another match and escape under the protection of its glare.
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8  And very soon she was smiling and clapping her hands, while I solemnly burned a match.
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9  I lit a match, and as I did so, two white forms that had been approaching Weena dashed hastily away.
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10  I hastily took a lump of camphor from my pocket, and prepared to light it as soon as the match should wane.
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11  But I did not stay to look, I promise you: I retreated again, and when my second match had ended, I struck my third.
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12  Abruptly, I dashed down the match, and, knocking one of the people over in my course, went blundering across the big dining-hall again, out under the moonlight.
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13  Sitting by the side of these wells, and peering down into the shafted darkness, I could see no gleam of water, nor could I start any reflection with a lighted match.
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14  I have no doubt they found my second appearance strange enough, coming suddenly out of the quiet darkness with inarticulate noises and the splutter and flare of a match.
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15  But, so soon as I struck a match in order to see them, they fled incontinently, vanishing into dark gutters and tunnels, from which their eyes glared at me in the strangest fashion.
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16  Starting up in the darkness I snatched at my matches and, hastily striking one, I saw three stooping white creatures similar to the one I had seen above ground in the ruin, hastily retreating before the light.
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17  Presently the walls fell away from me, and I came to a large open space, and striking another match, saw that I had entered a vast arched cavern, which stretched into utter darkness beyond the range of my light.
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