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103 example sentences with  clinkers

103 example sentences with clinkers

The keeper went into the office with a somewhat hurried "Good-night," and soon Abe found himself alone again, the light in the kitchen beyond, no sound in the room save that of the booming of the surf, the rattling of the windows, and now and again the fall of a clinker in the stove.

The pavement of the stall should be nearly level, with a slight incline towards the gutter, to keep the bed dry, paved with hard Dutch brick laid on edge, or asphalte, or smithy clinkers, or rubble-stones, laid in strong cement.

"Ed.] [Footnote X: See Smollett's 'Ode to Leven Water' in 'Humphry Clinker', and compare 'The Italian Itinerant and the Swiss Goatherd', in "Memorials of a Tour on the Continent" in 1820, part ii.

What if the historian had continued Humphrey Clinker?

Humphrey Clinker.

May I ask where you have been?" "Oh, just for a ride; been trying the new horse: he's a clinker!

The soul of a footman is expressed by the pen of an abigail,and the one not a Humphrey Clinker, nor the other a Winifred Jenkins,and we are expected to admire the result as a good imitation of a lively, intelligent, well-bred American young lady!

The English servant-girl in Humphry Clinker (Letter of July 18), after describing how the filth is thus thrown out, says:'The maid calls gardy loo to the passengers, which signifies Lord have mercy upon you!'

Smollett in Humphry Clinker makes Matthew Bramble say (Letter of July 18):'The inhabitants of Edinburgh are apt to imagine the disgust that we avow is little better than affectation.'

In Humphry Clinker (Letter of Aug. 8) we are told that 'the good people of Edinburgh no longer think dirt and cobwebs essential to the house of God.'

Smollett, in Humphry Clinker (Letrer of Aug. 8), describes St. Andrews as 'the skeleton of a venerable city.' 'Some talked of the right of society to the labour of individuals, and considered retirement as a desertion of duty.

Smollett, in Humphry Clinker (Letter of Sept. 6), writing of the Highlanders and their chiefs, says:'The original attachment is founded on something prior to the feudal system, about which the writers of this age have made such a pother, as if it was a new discovery, like the Copernican system ...

Smollett in Humphry Clinker (Letter of Sept. 3) describes a Highland funeral.

Humphry Clinker.

Humphry Clinker, Letter of Aug. 28.

In Humphry Clinker (Letter of Aug. 28), which was published a few months before Smollett's death, is his Ode on Leven-Water.

Smollett in Humphry Clinker (Letter of July 18), describes him as 'a nobleman whom I have long revered for his humanity and universal intelligence, over and above the entertainment arising from the originality of his character.'

Smollett, in Humphry Clinker (Letter of July 18), says of Scotland in general:'The people at the other end of the island know as little of Scotland as of Japan.'

These waste products represent the oxidation that has taken place in the tissues in producing the energy necessary for the bodily activities, just as the smoke, ashes, clinkers, and steam represent the consumption of fuel and water in the engine.

She's a clinker of a woman.

Hot stuff, but a real genuine clinker.

"There's the Betty," said Tommy, pointing to a smart-looking little clinker-built craft away at the end of the line.

His three best known works are Roderick Random (1748), a series of adventures related by the hero; Peregrine Pickle (1751) in which he reflects with brutal directness the worst of his experiences at sea; and Humphrey Clinker (1771), his last work, recounting the mild adventures of a Welsh family in a journey through England and Scotland.

Roderick Random (1748), Peregrine Pickle (1751), and The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker (1771) are Smollett's best novels.

In prose, the most important achievement of the age was the creation of the modern novel in works like Richardson's Pamela and Clarissa Harlowe, Fielding's Tom Jones, Sterne's Tristram Shandy, Smollett's Humphrey Clinker, and Goldsmith's Vicar of Wakefield.

His novel, called the Expedition of Humphry Clinker, which he sent to England to be printed in 1770, though abounding in portraitures of exquisite drollery, and in situations highly comical, has not the full zest and flavour of his earlier works.

[artifacts requiring heat in their manufacture] pottery, ceramics, crockery, porcelain, china; earthenware, stoneware; pot, mug, terra cotta [Sp.], brick, clinker.

[Lat.], residuum, sprue, fecula [Lat.], clinker, draff^; scurf, scurfiness^; exuviae [Lat.], morphea; fur, furfur^; dandruff, tartar.

" "The gout, by Jove, is""apple pie" "Don Miguel""Tom the tinker" "His Lordship's pedigree's as high As " "Whipcord, dam by Clinker." "Love's shafts are weak""my chestnut kicks" "Heart broken;""broke the traces" "What say you now of politics?

The unreserve of Ill was there, The clinkers in her last retreat;

The scene whether in London, Bath, Oxford, or Paris, is described with more attention to specific detail than appeared in her early romances, but compared with the setting of "Humphrey Clinker" her glittering world appears pale and unreal.

What would you think of an engineer who fed his engine dirt with his coal, or let his draughts and flues clog with soot, or failed to remove the clinkers, or let his engine get dusty and rusty?

The clinkers and ashes left after the combustion of the coal, are precipitated into the ash-pit, where the chain turns down over the roller at the extremity of the furnace.

The furnaces should not be more than 6 ft. long, as, if much longer than this, it will be impossible to work them properly for any considerable length of time, as they will become choked with clinker at the back ends.

In a steam vessel it is necessary at intervals to empty out one or more furnaces every watch to get rid of the clinkers which would otherwise accumulate in them; and it is advisable that the connection between the furnaces should be such that this operation, when being performed on one furnace, shall injure the action of the rest as little as possible.

In some locomotives a frame carrying a number of fire bars is made so that it may be dropped suddenly by loosening a catch; but it is found that any such mechanism can rarely be long kept in working order, as the molten clinker by running down between the frame and the boiler will generally glue the frame into its place.

1 6 Humphry Clinker ... 1 8 The Romance of the Forest ... 1 8 The Italian ... 2 0 Zeluco, by Dr. Moore ... 2 6 Edward, by Dr. Moore ...

Smollett insured his literary life in "Humphrey Clinker"; and we suppose his Continuation of Hume is still one of the pills which ingenuous youth is expected to gulp before it is strong enough to resist.

Perhaps there will not be more than half a dozen "clinkers" in a season with a "two-day-a-week" pack.

It is a wonderfully sporting one; and last season these hounds never had a bad Saturday, and often a 'clinker' resulted.

When you find that you have this kind of coal you will want to look after these clinkers.

A Simple Story 1 4 Joseph Andrews 1 6 Humphry Clinker 1 8 The Romance of the Forest 1 8

* * * * * But mostly it was on the lake that I saw her, for there we chiefly lived, and occasionally there were guilty approaches and rencontres, she in her boat, I in mine, both being slight clinker-built Montreux pleasure-boats, which I had spent some days in overhauling and varnishing, mine with jib, fore-and-aft mainsail, and spanker, hers rather smaller, one-masted, with an easy-running lug-sail.

The Man of the World 1 0 A Simple Story 1 4 Joseph Andrews 1 6 Humphry Clinker 1 8 The Romance of the Forest 1 8

1 6 Humphry Clinker . .

This term is more applicable to Smollett, whose poems discover only in part those keen, vigorous, and original powers which enabled him to indite "Roderick Random" and "Humphrey Clinker."

He called his native region, in "Humphrey Clinker," the "Arcadia of Scotland," and has sung the Leven in one of his small poems.

At Monte Nuovo, near Leghorn, he wrote his delightful "Humphrey Clinker."

"Humphrey Clinker" is the most delightful novel, with the exception of the Waverley series, in the English language.

1...6 Humphry Clinker ..........................1...8 The Romance of the Forest ............... 1...8 The Italian ............................. 2...0

A bald head, at the present day, is as great an indecency as Humphrey Clinker's unmentionables; and a dismantled mouth is an outrage on well-bred society.

A Simple Story 1 4 Joseph Andrews 1 6 Humphry Clinker 1 8 The Romance of the Forest 1 8

The red-hot rage of the afternoon and the white-hot rage of the evening had choked the furnace of brain and soul with clinkers so that he was thinking unevenly and disconnectedly.

1 6 Humphry Clinker. . .

1 6 Humphry Clinker. . .

Joseph Andrews 1 6 Humphry Clinker 1 8 Edward, by Dr. Moore 2 6 * * * * * Published by J. LIMBIRD, 143, Strand, London, and Sold by all Booksellers and Newsmen.

BAYNARD (Mr.), introduced in an episode in the novel called Humphrey Clinker, by Smollett (1771).

CLINKER (Humphry), a poor work-house lad, put out by the parish as apprentice to a blacksmith, and afterwards employed as an ostler's assistant and extra postilion.

T. Smollett, The Expedition of Humphry Clinker (1771.)

Smollett, in his "Humphry Clinker," has given a very interesting picture of its society in the middle of the last century.

There may be some clinkers Now "creeping" to light, Tremendous deep thinkers Or high in their flight; There may be diffusers Of air that is hot; There may be a Bergson, Again there may not.

There are also small bricks called clinkers, chiefly used for stable paving.

Dutch clinkers, formerly imported largely from Holland, were small, rough bricks, laid on edge, and affording a good foothold for the horse.

Adamantine clinkers, made of gault clay, are much used; they must have chamfered edges, otherwise they make too smooth a floor for a stable.

He strained his ears for sounds of the living worldthe spit of the fire, the fall of clinkers in the grate, the whisper of the wind stirring at the door.

A Simple Story 1 4 Joseph Andrews 1 6 Humphry Clinker 1 8 The Romance of the Forest 1 8

A partial exception to this is to be found in his last and best novel, Humphrey Clinker, 1770.

Humphrey Clinker.

Besides this, the patent fuel does not clinker the tube endsa matter of vital importance.

In Humphrey Clinker the nobleman refuses to fight a duel with the squire on the ground of their social inequality.

Humphry Clinker.

218; Clerkenwell, an alehouse where Johnson met Mr. Browne, i. 113, n. 1; Clerkenwell Bridewell, broken open in the Gordon Riots, iii. 429; described in Humphry Clinker, ii. 123, n. 2; Clifford's Inn, Lysons lived there, iv.

120; Humphry Clinker, mentioned in, ii. 123, n. 2; Hypocrite, The, ii. 321; inward light, ii.

112, n. 3; trial for libelling dead kings, iii. 15, n, 3; sinecure office, iii. 19, n. 3; slavery, iii. 200, n. 4, 204, n. 1; Smollett's abuse of Lord Lyttelton, iii. 33, n. 1; Humphry Clinker, i. 351, n. 1; Southwark election of 1774, ii.

The labor connected with the feeding of furnaces with coke and cleaning fires from clinker is of a very arduous and heavy nature.

A Simple Story 1 4 Joseph Andrews 1 6 Humphry Clinker 1 8 The Romance of the Forest 1 8

"'Humphrey Clinker,'" says he, "is, I do believe, the most laughable story that has ever been written since the goodly art of novel-writing began."

Despite his own birthplace being north of the Tweed, many Scots were aggrieved at the incidental ridicule with which characters from "the land o' cakes" are sometimes treated in that and other works from the same hand; and the picture of Lismahago in "Humphrey Clinker" is said to have still more violently inflamed their ire.

What if the historian had continued 'Humphrey Clinker'?"

Let any one read the account of the ten or a dozen authors whom Smollett describes himself, in "Humphrey Clinker," as entertaining at dinner on Sundays,that being the only day upon which they could pass through the streets without being seized by bailiffs for debt.

"See how fine these great mounds of mine, these clinker-heaps, look in the night!

Boiling water ..." As they came out of the labyrinth of clinker-heaps and mounds of coal and ore, the noises of the rolling-mill sprang upon them suddenly, loud, near, and distinct.

"Here it is red," said Horrocks, "blood-red vapour as red and hot as sin; but yonder there, where the moonlight falls on it, and it drives across the clinker-heaps, it is as white as death."

If you'll excuse the word" (Nibletts is always apologising for some term he is about to use, which promises to be inexpressibly shocking to polite ears, and never is)"they're clinkers.

'She's a clinker,' observed Willie under his breath.

She's a clinker!'

On the other hand, Christina was undoubtedly a 'clinker' in her way, and Willie could do with more hospitality like hers.

BRAMBLE, MATTHEW, a gouty humorist in "Humphrey Clinker"; of a fretful temper, yet generous and kind, who has a sister, MISS TABITHA, an ungainly maiden at forty-five, and of anything but a sweet temper.

CLINKER, HUMPHRY, the hero of Smollett's novel, a poor waif, reduced to want, who attracts the notice of Mr. Bramble, marries Mrs. Bramble's maid, and proves a natural son of Mr. Bramble.

She was a clinker-built boat, about seventeen feet long, and her breadth of beamthat is, the distance across her from one side to the otherwas great compared with her length.

There can be no doubt that at the time referred to by Mrs. Keith, Tristram Shandy, Tom Jones, Humphrey Clinker, etc., were on the drawing-room tables of ladies whose grandchildren or great-grandchildren never saw them, or would not acknowledge it if they had seen them.

She was clinker-built with three planks nailed together along each part of her hull and waterproofed with tar and moss sandwiched between the timbers.

The landmark building got its name from the red clinker bricks with which it is covered.

However, the company’s capex project pipeline for 2020, to the tune of 3,000 crore, for a 3 mt clinker unit in Madhya Pradesh and four grinding units totalling 5.9 mt capacity in central and east regions, could get extended.

Including 1.8 mtpa cement grinding capacity, this new clinker capacity will add nearly 4.5 mtpa to ACEM’s overall cement capacity by optimising clinker distribution in North region.

Including 1.8 mtpa cement grinding capacity, this new clinker capacity will add nearly 4.5 mtpa to ACEM’s overall cement capacity by optimising clinker distribution in North region.

Is importing clinker and tapping the Indian market a better option than making it in India?

The GST intelligence said that by suppressing the procurement of limestone, the company must have manufactured extra cement and clinker, which has been supplied clandestinely to various dealers and units in the two states without the payment of the GST.

Clinkers are managed in different ways depending upon the manufacturer and the biomass.

Extinct sites that are no longer venting gas are characterised by vividly coloured brick red to yellow deposits of thermally altered shale known as clinker deposits.