To explain this miracle, the wick of a tallow candle is moistened, by means of a pipet, with a suspension of yellow phosphorus in carbon disulfide. ... The demonstrator reasons that the candles were not ignited by divine fire summoned by the prayers of Easter pilgrims, and that the experiment aquot;revealsaquot; one of the ... Wood shavings a the aquot;offeringaquot; a will then be carefully laid on a wire triangle placed over the dish ! ... Enough heat is evolved to kindle the alcohol and also the shavings.