The air of the apartments is forced to pass through its pipes
, and is then released with a heightened temperature.
"Haven't I filled my husband's pipe
hundreds of times?" she answered sharply.
He hobbled to the torch, where it stood propped among the firewood, and took a fresh light to his pipe
I makes my pipes
of old penny ink-bottles, ye see, deary--this is one--and I fits-in a mouthpiece, this way, and I takes my mixter out of this thimble with this little horn spoon; and so I fills, deary.
The clay pipe
smoked utterly out, the old black, by aid of the crutch, with amazing celerity raised himself upstanding on his one leg and hobbled, with his hippity-hop, to the beach.
We'll never leave off, all the time we stop here--smoke away, you dog, or you shall swallow the pipe
It was a small affair, only a few tons of earth and crumbling rock; but, starting from fifty feet above, it had struck the water pipe
with force sufficient to break it at a connection.
And this dim ray of light did so diffuse itself within him, and did so kindle up and shine, that at last he had it as plainly and visibly before him as the blaze by which he sat; and, fully persuaded that he was the first to make the discovery, and that he had started, hunted down, fallen upon, and knocked on the head, a perfectly original idea which had never presented itself to any other man, alive or dead, he laid down his pipe
, rubbed his hands, and chuckled audibly.
George's last remark by saying, "Afraid to order the pipe
? We are not so mercenary as that, sir.
What, perhaps, with other things, made Stubb such an easygoing, unfearing man, so cheerily trudging off with the burden of life in a world full of grave peddlers, all bowed to the ground with their packs; what helped to bring about that almost impious good-humor of his; that thing must have been his pipe
. For, like his nose, his short, black little pipe
was one of the regular features of his face.
"Well, I should put the original cost of the pipe
at seven and sixpence.
Omer inside, smoking his pipe
by the parlour door, I entered, and asked him how he was.