Which preposition to use with tinder

for Occurrences 4%

And in the little bag, I knew, were the flint and steel and the well-dried tinder for the fires my soul must build.

of Occurrences 4%

Oh then I know the tinder of your feare.

on Occurrences 3%

The racing feud between the Quarter Circle KT and the Y-Bar and the thousands of dollars Old Heck and Dorsey were known to have bet on their respective favorites acted as tinder on the flame of public interest in the big event.

with Occurrences 2%

It is forbidden to blow up the smouldering tinder with the breath, for that would offend the gods.

from Occurrences 2%

For five miles I rode south, striking a tinder from time to time to look at my pocket compass.

in Occurrences 2%

The earth was dry as tinder in the annual drouth of fall, and as time passed on the dust the pony raised collected upon the man's clothes and upon his bare head; but apparently he noticed it not.

to Occurrences 2%

I am gratified, of course, to see the manifestation of kindly feeling, but, as the tinder of vainglory is in every human heart, I rather shrink from such a proposed demonstration lest a spark of flattery should kindle that tinder to an unseemly and destructive flame.

by Occurrences 1%

Frantic farmers were seen flagellating the excited oxen and horses, who, with tails in air, were dragging the ploughs, making furrows around the houses and barns, which were nearly all located in pastures rendered dry as tinder by that extraordinary summer's heat.

beside Occurrences 1%

Agony and Oh-Pshaw and Veronica, who were the lowest in rank of the Winnebagos, had gathered the wood for the fire and laid the fagots in place in the center of the rock, with the bow and drill and tinder beside it and the supply of firewood nearby.

at Occurrences 1%

1. You shall not loose your longing: then, sir, know The hate a Spanyard beares an Englishman Nor naturall is, nor ancient; but as sparkes, Flying from a flint by beating, beget flames, Matter being neere to feed and nurse the fire, So from a tinder at the first kindled Grew this heartburning twixt these two great Nations.

during Occurrences 1%

Except in a few of the largest cities they are the firemen of the islands and by their effective work have repeatedly checked conflagrations, which are of frequent occurrence and tend to be very destructive in this country, where most of the houses are built of bamboo and nipa palm, and where roofs become dry as tinder during the long period when there is little or no rain.

under Occurrences 1%

But, above all, I was again given an adequate supply of stationery and drawing materials, which became as tinder under the focussed rays of my artistic eagerness.

up Occurrences 1%

What a many things were burned in the big fireplace and vanished in smoke or tinder up the chimney!

Which preposition to use with  tinder