Marmaduke questioned the miner
very closely as to his reasons for believing in the existence of the precious metals near that particular spot; but the fellow maintained an obstinate mystery in his answers.
pitched their tents in the compound, and cooked on the beach, while Tudor dined with Joan and Sheldon.
There was a murmur of sympathy and admiration from the miners
at the dauntless demeanour of the newcomer, while the two policemen shrugged their shoulders and renewed a conversation between themselves.
She bought other claims from discouraged miners
, traded or sold them on percentages.
Pocock V., the last of the line, was blown up in a pump-house by a bomb during a petty revolt of the miners
in the Indian Territory.
When this work was accomplished, the miners
resumed their picks and cut away the rock from underneath the wheel itself, taking care to support it as they advanced upon blocks of great thickness.
Ludwig Binkerhoof saw three as recently as 1792, in the Black Forest, and Sneddeker avers that in 1803 they drove a party of miners
out of a Silesian mine.
My host says that the two principal improvements introduced by foreigners have been, first, reducing by previous roasting the copper pyrites -- which, being the common ore in Cornwall, the English miners
were astounded on their arrival to find thrown away as useless: secondly, stamping and washing the scoriae from the old furnaces -- by which process particles of metal are recovered in abundance.
' meeting," called on the spot, decided that the dog had sufficient provocation, and Buck was discharged.
Roquat the Red began work at once upon his tunnel, setting a thousand miners
at the task and building it high and broad enough for his armies to march through it with ease.
SOME Members of a Legislature were making schedules of their wealth at the end of the session, when an Honest Miner
came along and asked them to divide with him.
>From out the screen of vines and creepers he flung ahead of him a miner
's pick and shovel and gold-pan.