I do not know whether I shall be successful in lighting a gas-jet with the electrophorus, but I will try.
"The Story of a Tinder-box" by Charles Meymott Tidy
The first suggestion for a machine of the above kind seems to have grown out of the invention of Volta's electrophorus.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2" by Various
The ordinary "static" or electric machine, is nothing but a continuously acting electrophorus.
"Hawkins Electrical Guide, Number One" by Nehemiah Hawkins
These discs act like the discs of the electrophorus.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower