In a few minutes the kindling was burning.
Chopping wood with ice-axes and trying to get kindling lit.
An ax may b e kept near a chopping block to make kindling.
As a teacher he had a remarkable power of kindling enthusiasm; and he sent out many distinguished pupils, among whom may be mentioned Hitzig, Schrader, Noldeke, Diestel and Dillma nn.
His lectures and conversation classes were extraordinarily good, possessing as he did the rare gift of kindling the enthusiasm without curbing the individuality of his pupils.