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a metal pot for stewing or boiling

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Chance had strangely favoured Phileas Fogg, for had not the Carnatic been forced to lie over for repairing her boilers, she would have left on the 6th of November, and the passengers for Japan would have been obliged to await for a week the sailing of the next steamer.
"Don't you remember that her boiler was to be had out in October, and her bath cistern cleaned out, and all kinds of terrible to-doings?"
"Then, depend upon it, it IS the boiler. I know myself how water preys upon one's mind.
think so now; and, some pleasant morning, you may all be caught up to meet each other in the air, when the boilers burst."
He thought of all those silent, expectant guns, of the suddenly nomadic countryside; he tried to imagine "boilers on stilts" a hundred feet high.
"An' that, o' course, kinder hove him outer water, Julluk runnin' a craft ashore; hove him right aout, I take it, to rememberin' Johnstown an' Jacob Boiler an' such-like reminiscences.
A general murmur from his three cronies, and a general shaking of heads at the copper boiler, assured John Willet that they had had good experience of his powers and needed no further evidence to assure them of his superiority.
You can whistle till you nearly burst your boiler before they will trouble themselves to hurry.
The hiss of the boiler could be heard on the distant rails, and the rumble of something heavy.
I have always fancied that the end of the earth will be when some enormous boiler, heated to three thousand millions of atmospheric pressure, shall explode and blow up our Globe!"
Boilers play an important role in China's economy and the Chinese people's lives.
However, experts believe that keeping boilers maintainedover the summercan save consumershundreds of pounds, as they will be less likely to break or be in need of repair during the winter.
Managing one of the largest fleets of boilers in the world, Indeck proudly carries watertube boilers, mobile boiler rooms, packaged boilers to 250,000 PPH, superheat boilers, saturated boilers, high-temperature hot water generators, deaerators, feedwater pumps, blowdown tanks, valves, controls, hot water systems, and more.
Simon Phelan, CEO of Hometree, said: "For many, boilers are the last things people think about when it comes to their home - until something goes wrong.