But then the conductor locks you in when the train starts; there is no water to drink in the car; there is no heating
apparatus for night travel; if a drunken rowdy should get in, you could not remove a matter of twenty seats from him or enter another car; but above all, if you are worn out and must sleep, you must sit up and do it in naps, with cramped legs and in a torturing misery that leaves you withered and lifeless the next day--for behold they have not that culmination of all charity and human kindness, a sleeping car, in all France.
More than once, while on my journeys, I found that there was no provision made in the house used for school purposes for heating
the building during the winter, and consequently a fire had to be built in the yard, and teacher and pupils passed in and out of the house as they got cold or warm.
In this light his person, already rather heating
to behold on a summer's day, appeared the more disagreeable; and Will, half-seated on the elbow of a garden-chair, turned his eyes carefully away from the comer.
He knew what Cornelius meant when heating
certain grains, then moistening them, then combining them with others by a sort of grafting, -- a minute and marvellously delicate manipulation, -- and when he shut up in darkness those which were expected to furnish the black colour, exposed to the sun or to the lamp those which were to produce red, and placed between the endless reflections of two water-mirrors those intended for white, the pure representation of the limpid element.
By the afternoon, one feeding and one, stacking up, they were running socks and stockings through the mangle while the irons were heating
A shrill and minute singing stole upon his heating
He thawed some sour-dough biscuits in the oven, at the same time heating
a pot of beans he had boiled the night before and that had ridden frozen on the sled all morning.
He would hardly reply to my questions, and busied himself all evening in an abstruse chemical analysis which involved much heating
of retorts and distilling of vapors, ending at last in a smell which fairly drove me out of the apartment.
One iron was heating
on a small gas stove; the other was being pushed vigorously back and forth to make the desirable crease that would be seen later on extending in straight lines from Mr.
I knew the run of the simple medicine-chest the Ghost carried, and while I was heating
water on the cabin stove and getting the things ready for dressing his wounds, he moved about, laughing and chatting, and examining his hurts with a calculating eye.
murmured the lawyer, standing on tiptoe, and endeavouring to obtain a glimpse of what was passing inside, which at that distance was impossible--'drinking, I suppose,--making himself more fiery and furious, and heating his malice and mischievousness till they boil.
said Quilp, heating some rum in a little saucepan, and watching it to prevent its boiling over.