Usage examples for charcoal

  1. The method most frequently employed was to prepare a core of mixed clay and charcoal, or sand, which roughly reproduced the modelling of the mould into which it was introduced. – Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  2. " It's charcoal," he cried. – Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. He draws always with a bit of charcoal, with anything, and I think that he shall study, and, it may be, make other beautiful things that may live in a new St. Etienne, or in some other place in this Paris that I love; and I am happy. – Prisoners of Poverty Abroad by Helen Campbell
  4. Every thing that we eat may be, with the exception of salt, turned into charcoal; but no one has yet been known to feed on it. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
  5. The ground by the river when turned up is black with the charcoal from their fires. – Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe by Sabine Baring-Gould
  6. I'm a charcoal- burner by trade, but by rights I ought to have been a wood- carver. – A Second Coming by Richard Marsh
  7. At the height of that movement line drawing went out of fashion, and charcoal, and an awful thing called a stump, took the place of the point in the schools. – The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
  8. The other stove was a large silver bird's- nest, in which likewise charcoal was burning. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  9. He knew what Elsie had forgotten- that in each canoe used by the Indians there was a carefully preserved fire, whose charcoal embers retained some heat and glow all night. – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  10. It was a rough charcoal sketch on the wall of a building they passed during their walk. – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon
  11. He had outlined her in charcoal and burnt cork, and it would be too dark to do any more that evening. – The Holiday Round by A. A. Milne
  12. Mike at once woke Charcoal and the rest of them escaped. – The Chickens of Fowl Farm by Lena E. Barksdale
  13. A very convenient powder may be made of charcoal pounded in a mortar, and sifted fine. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  14. I am also sending you a charcoal sketch of the person who calls himself Benjamin Bathurst. – He Walked Around the Horses by Henry Beam Piper
  15. His body was blackened with charcoal, and he wore a girdle of otter skin with the body of a crow hanging from it. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  16. Never in his life had Charcoal- Peter dreamed so heavily as during that night. – The Marvellous History of the Shadowless Man and The Cold Heart by Adelbert von Chamisso Wilhelm Hauff
  17. I will bring charcoal so that the milk may be warmed by your excellency and all will be well." – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny