Whenever he went near the pan he burned himself, and then he would drop everything and dance round the stove
, flicking his fingers about and cursing the things.
was very large, with bright nickel trimmings, and behind it there was a long wooden bench against the wall, and a tin washtub, into which grandmother poured hot and cold water.
I should never have come home again out of the great wild wood if I had not come to an iron stove
, to whom I have had to promise that I will go back to free him and marry him!' The old King was so frightened that he nearly fainted, for she was his only daughter.
Through the rest of the night he intended to stay by the stove
. "You go to bed.
The father, with a newly-ladened pipe in his mouth, crouched on a backless chair near the stove
. Jimmie's cries annoyed him.
here comes the sunlight!" exclaimed Mademoiselle, rising from her knees before the stove
. "Now it will be warm and bright enough; I can let the fire alone."
Ethan made a pretext of getting up to replenish the stove
, and when he returned to his seat he pushed it sideways that he might get a view of her profile and of the lamplight falling on her hands.
Yet the Shovel was practically deserted, and the Virgin, standing by the stove
, yawned with uncovered mouth and said to Charley Bates:-
You go away when the match burns out; you vanish like the warm stove
, like the delicious roast goose, and like the magnificent Christmas tree!" And she rubbed the whole bundle of matches quickly against the wall, for she wanted to be quite sure of keeping her grandmother near her.
While waiting for the water to boil, he held his face over the stove
. The moisture from his breath had collected on his beard and frozen into a great mass of ice, and this he proceeded to thaw out.
With this the doctor was satisfied, and returned to the hall, sat down to the table, and said: 'My lord, now will I search in my book where the gold is hidden.' The fifth servant, however, crept into the stove
to hear if the doctor knew still more.
A Heidenberg stove
, filled to the brim with intensely burning anthracite, was sending a bright gleam through the isinglass of its iron door, and causing the vase of water on its top to fume and bubble with excitement.
Directly I had joined I received from my owners instructions to send all the ship's apprentices away on leave together, because in such weather there was nothing for anybody to do, unless to keep up a fire in the cabin stove
. That was attended to by a snuffy and mop-headed, inconceivably dirty, and weirdly toothless Dutch ship-keeper, who could hardly speak three words of English, but who must have had some considerable knowledge of the language, since he managed invariably to interpret in the contrary sense everything that was said to him.
Draw up to the stove
. I made a fire, hot as it was, thinkin' I wanted somethin' warm for my supper, bein' kind o' lonesome without mother.
There were no stoves
yet, and so there could be nothing serious about stove-polish.