Which preposition to use with candled

in Occurrences 283%

Feeling excited, and wondering to where it could lead, I laid my gun on the floor, and, sticking the candle in the trigger guard, took the ring in both hands, and pulled.

on Occurrences 104%

" Nervously the girls followed them in, throwing the light of the candles on the old piano, but, as far as they could see, nothing had been disturbed.

to Occurrences 50%

they are the "Coming man," the 16th Commandment; or Chinese Coolers can't hold a candle to 'em.

from Occurrences 45%

Then let them render up the ghost, and go out spluttering, like a dip candle from one of their own rancid

at Occurrences 44%

Where was the candle at that moment?

for Occurrences 44%

" Patsy and Beth held candles for them, for the electric lights had been cut off with the power; so, seeing them all busily engaged, Arthur Weldon decided to return to the mill to join the Major.

of Occurrences 43%

The Farthing Candle of New York journalism appears to be trying to find what political party he can best bully into offering the largest reward for his conscientious support.

with Occurrences 40%

Taking these, I went down to the kitchen, carrying a lighted candle with me.

under Occurrences 14%

Experiment of putting the candle under the bed-clothes.

before Occurrences 11%

Yet I'll give him good words; 'tis good to hold a candle before the devil; yet, by God's dine, I'll take no wrong, if he had a head as big as Brass, or look'd as high as Paul's steeple.

over Occurrences 8%

"And a musical ghost, at that," crowed Ferd, as they started down the stairs with the girls following cautiously and holding their candles over their heads.

into Occurrences 8%

My word was to them as the shining of a candle into a dark, dirty place, and the sight of their foulness made them mad against me.

around Occurrences 7%

Don't flourish your rag o' red Where I can see or by night there'll be tall candles around your bed.

by Occurrences 7%

She undressed hurriedly, placed a candle by her bedside and turned out the electric lights.

about Occurrences 5%

"Gracious, it's a house!" cried Billie, moving her candle about in an effort to light up the corners of the place.

above Occurrences 5%

Then, with a sudden realization of the best thing to do, I backed up to the rocky wall on my right, and, holding the candle above my head, waitedgun in handcursing my foolhardy curiosity, for bringing me into such a strait.

as Occurrences 5%

He addressed the Candle as Jane.

out Occurrences 4%

Frank and I are going to make candles out of that bear's tallow.

through Occurrences 4%

Two mornings later, we came upon an engine in mid-country, with coals in it, and a stream near; I had a goat-skin of almond-oil in the bag, and found the machinery serviceable after an hour's careful inspection, having examined the boiler with a candle through the manhole, and removed the autoclaves of the heaters.

without Occurrences 3%

I will light these candles without using a match.

like Occurrences 3%

At the far end of the loft, through two circular arches or giant hoops of rattan, Heywood at last descried a third arch, of swords; beyond this, a tall incense jar smouldering gray wisps of smoke, beside a transverse table twinkling with candles like an altar; and over these, a black image with a pale, carved face, seated bolt upright before a lofty, intricate, gilded shrine of the Patriot War-God.

beside Occurrences 3%

The tall shadows of her graceful yet girlish figure were cast grotesquely on the wall by the candles beside her glass.

behind Occurrences 3%

Eleven: she rose with hesitation and set the tallow candle behind the door.

during Occurrences 3%

But it is better, in general, to avoid burning lamps or candles during the night.

among Occurrences 2%

exclaimed Sophie, as the family stood together in the kitchen where the candles among the wreaths were going out, and the floor was strewn with wrecks of past joy.

Which preposition to use with  candled