EDWARD PODOLSKY Self -Igniting Candles The wick of a tallow candle is moistened with a suspension of yellow phosphorus in carbon disul- phide. ... The Offering Fire The object is to show that fervent prayer is not required to summon divine fire by which the offering is ignited. ... Wood shavings, the offering, are then carefully laid on a wire triangle over the dish. ... release active oxygen which oxidizes the alcohol and enough heat is evolved to kindle the alcohol and the shavings.
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