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light in a transparent protective case

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Suddenly, the darkness was made visible by a small dark lantern and Raoul instinctively stepped backward as though to escape the scrutiny of a secret enemy.
Before I could knock at the door it was suddenly opened, and a man came running out with a lighted lantern in his hand.
Just then his eye fell upon the lanterns and the can of kerosene oil which Zeb had brought from the car of his balloon, and he got a clever idea from those commonplace things.
As she was crossing the anteroom she saw through the window a carriage with lanterns, standing at the entrance.
Ashmore looked upward, shading his eyes with his hat held between them and the lantern.
He began to wish he could see a flash from the lantern -- it would frighten him, but it would at least tell him that Tom was alive yet.
Mazarin gazed at each of them with an affrighted stare, recognized them, and let drop his lantern, uttering a cry of terror.
He knows the place by heart,' muttered Silas, 'and don't need to turn his lantern on, confound him
They had stopped to rest for a moment, and the leader was looking about among the bushes with his lantern.
Old Tom, with almost equal precipitation, handed his lantern to Miss Polly, and followed his son.
Oolanga, having tried standing tiptoe on the highest point near, and holding the lantern as high as he could, threw the light round the edges of the door to see if he could find anywhere a hole or a flaw in the metal through which he could obtain a glimpse.
Daddy Jacques flew to the kitchen and returned with a lantern.
My jailers, however, had been kind enough to leave me a lantern, which, set upon the ground (like my mattress), would afford a warning, if not a protection, against the worst; unless I slept; and as yet I had not lain down.
Wait a few minutes, our lantern will be lit, and, if you like light places, you will be satisfied.
Tambi obeyed, exposing the lantern twenty feet away from where his captain stood.