It came into the scullery no more; but I lay all the tenth day in the close darkness, buried among coals
and firewood, not daring even to crawl out for the drink for which I craved.
"Dickon," cried Mother Rigby, "a coal
for my pipe!"
"And aren't you very cold?" Henry inquired, placing coal
on the fire, drawing a chair up to the grate, and laying aside her cloak.
I was passing coal
to the firemen, who shovelled it into the furnaces, where its energy was transformed into steam, which, in the engine-room, was transformed into the electricity with which the electricians worked.
The straw hit on a good idea, and said: 'I will lay myself straight across, and then you can walk over on me as on a bridge.' The straw therefore stretched itself from one bank to the other, and the coal
, who was of an impetuous disposition, tripped quite boldly on to the newly-built bridge.
So long before being forwarded to Tampa Town, the iron ore, molten in the great furnaces of Coldspring, and brought into contact with coal
and silicium heated to a high temperature, was carburized and transformed into cast iron.
At the same moment, laying on his whip, and standing up to his task, the coal
driver rushed horses and waggon squarely in front of the advancing procession, pulled the horses up sharply, and put on the big brake.
The Mongolia had still sixteen hundred and fifty miles to traverse before reaching Bombay, and was obliged to remain four hours at Steamer Point to coal
"No, sir; but it wants electricity to make it move, and the wherewithal to make the electricity--sodium to feed the elements, coal
from which to get the sodium, and a coal-mine to supply the coal
I've heard of the people going into raptures over beds of coal
. We slept in one every night and were not in the least stuck up about it.
Why, sometimes, for exercise, or when I've got to pay fifteen dollars for coal
, I curry Mab and give her a whole half hour's brushing.
She was a big, flat-bottomed, square-sterned craft, sloop-rigged, with a sprung mast, slack rigging, dilapidated sails, and rotten running-gear, clumsy to handle and uncertain in bringing about, and she smelled vilely of coal
tar, with which strange stuff she had been smeared from stem to stern and from cabin-roof to centreboard.