Firewood sentence example
The rest was reduced to firewood long ago.
As firewood oak holds a high position, though in Germany it is considered inferior to beech for that purpose.
Brushwood and rough pasturage of some sort is found almost everywhere, except in the neighbourhood of the larger settlements, where forage and firewood have to be brought in from long distances.
In the middle of the night three soldiers, having brought some firewood, settled down near him and began lighting a fire.
Halfway lay some snow-covered piles of firewood and across and along them a network of shadows from the bare old lime trees fell on the snow and on the path.Advertisement
Both places were captured in 1169 by a great expedition under the command of Valdemar and Absalon; the hideous colossal idol of Riigievit was chopped into firewood for the Danish caldrons, and the Wends were christened at the point of the sword and placed beneath the jurisdiction of the see of Roskilde.
The wooden table had one leg propped up by firewood, and only three of the eight chairs matched.
Well, to mention only firewood and fodder, let me inform you.
Miserably poor, they subsist for the most part by selling firewood or other products of their jungle; but a few of them have patches of cultivated land, and many earn wages as day labourers to the Hindus.
Firewood and timber felled during the period of the German occupation fall to the State.Advertisement
Local products, including kat, firewood, live animals, ghi, dates, honey, wax, gums and sesame oil, to the value of about £125,000, were exported in 1919-20.1,065 steam vessels of aggregate tonnage 2,736,391 and sailing craft of tonnage 365,569 cleared in the year ending March 1919.
He became the servant of Amar Das, helped in the public kitchen, shampooed his master, drew water, brought firewood from the forest, and helped in the excavation of a well which Amar Das was constructing at Goindwal.
It is estimated that peoples the world over built dwellings with the sun's power in mind, knowing that even in winter, they might get some natural heat without having to scrounge for firewood.
Gathering dead and downed firewood is allowed.
Urgent messages were sent off to the Commissary von Goethe (the poet), at Weimar for permission to requisition food and firewood.Advertisement
The wood is highly valued by carriage-builders, upholsterers and turners, on account of its toughness and tenacity, and in Russia it is prized as firewood and a source of charcoal.
Prison labour has found an outlet, therefore, in such work as service blanket making, hammock making, mail-bag making, the manufacture of cartridge cases, flags, chopping firewood for barracks and so on, having been diverted almost entirely from mat-making, once an exclusive prison trade originally invented indeed by prison task-masters.
The lake has been navigated from the earliest times, and about 80 sailing boats, carrying about 20 tons burden, now ply on it, chiefly with wheat and firewood.
In the Polyesie the principal occupations are connected with the export of timber and firewood, the preparation of pitch, tar, potash and wooden wares, and boat-building.
The inhabitants are employed chiefly in the iron mines, at forges and blast furnaces, and in charcoal burning and the manufacture of blacking from firewood.Advertisement
Large tracts of woodland were cleared near the railways, and the communal rights of grazing and gathering firewood destroyed the aftergrowths.
Barbados is dependent on Grenada for the majority of its firewood.
These rights include, among others, the right to graze animals, to cut bracken, to fish or to collect firewood.
She continued to use the waterwheel until the 1970's to power a circular saw on the first floor to cut her firewood.
The rain has eased but the firewood still crackles like the devil's frying pan.Advertisement
They have to fetch firewood at least once or twice per week.
The type of work expected at Pontefract included sawing logs, chopping firewood or breaking stone.
Some may help collect firewood or take the stored firewood from the truck.
At first, they scraped a living by gathering firewood.
Fifteen of us formed a party cutting firewood for the railroad engines.
The Mesolithic hunters may have carried the firewood from lower slopes up to the campsite, which today stands far above the treeline.
They said things like - you're just a bundle of twigs anyway, you'll make good firewood.
The more firewood we deliver the more logs you get for your money.
Beech is an excellent firewood after a year's seasoning.
It is sometimes wet, cold and lonely and you have to chop your own firewood!
While Walter cut firewood, Robin and Roy cleared away the snow, using their snow-shoes as shovels, and prepared their meal.
There was a boy with a crooked leg called Mo who stayed around the camp gathering firewood.
Poplar Like Willow, Poplar needs patient seasoning to become a good firewood.
By the 1st of November firewood would not ignite in the open air, and the soldiers warmed themselves over big bonfires of straw.
No-one except wooden boatbuilders wants curved wood, so every time a tree is cut down the wonky bits get chopped up for firewood.
Wood size- Your firebox should be 3 inches bigger than the firewood you put into it.
Are you planning to only cut a few trees over the weekend, or do you intend to take a truck to a selected cutting area and cut several chords of firewood for the winter?
This chainsaw is ideal for homeowners who are looking to cut down on gas consumption this year, but still require a chainsaw with enough power to cut firewood.
Use metal pails to hold magazines or firewood.
Once the kindling has caught on fire, place some larger pieces of firewood gently on the burning kindling.
Once the kindling has caught on fire place some larger pieces of firewood gently on the burning kindling.
Before you can even think about cooking over an open fire, you will need to have a supply of firewood and a safe place to build your campfire.
Most campgrounds, as well as parks that allow backcountry camping, sell firewood in their offices or camp stores.
During the fall and winter you can also purchase firewood at supermarkets, mass merchandisers, and home supply stores.
Tongs should be used to move brush, lumber, and firewood, to avoid exposing one's hands to snakes that might be lying underneath.
The cura tori or curatoli (factors) receive 40 a year, with a slight interest in the profits; the stockmen hardly earn in money and kind 13; the muleteers and underworkmen get between 5 to 8, plus firewood, bread and oil; irregular workmen have even lower wages, with a daily distribution of bread, salt and oil.
Owing to the fact of his being unknown in London, to his exceptional courage and coolness, and probably to his experience in the wars and at sieges, the actual accomplishment of the design was entrusted to Fawkes, and when the house adjoining the parliament house was hired in Percy's name, he took charge of it as Percy's servant, under the name of Johnson_ He acted as sentinel while the others worked at the mine in December 1604, probably directing their operations, and on the discovery of the adjoining cellar, situated immediately beneath the House of Lords, he arranged in it the barrels of gunpowder, which he covered over with firewood and coals and with iron bars to increase the force of the explosion.
Its imports during the same year amounted to 899,201 tons, including 172,319 tons of grain and other agricultural produce, 156,620 tons of firewood, 145,255 tons of pig-iron and manufactured iron and steel, 47,201 tons of iron ore, 121,168 tons of copper, -silver, lead, tin and nickel with their ores and alloys, 63,009 tons of zinc, its ores and alloys, 41,029 tons of sulphur ore, phosphates and other raw material for the chemical trade.
The timber of this pine is indifferent, but the forests of it are of importance from the quantity of turpentine they yield; the trees also furnish much firewood of good quality.
Steamers ply regularly in two directions from St Petersburg - to the monasteries of Konnevitz and Valamo, and to the mouth of the Svir, whence they go up that river to Lake Onega and Petrozavodsk; and small vessels transport timber, firewood, planks, iron, kaolin, granite, marble, fish, hay and various small wares from the northern shore to Schlusselburg, and thence to St Petersburg.
The wood is very heavy and hard, weighing 70 lb the cubic foot; the colour is dark brown; it is used in Spain and Italy for furniture, and in the former country for firewood and charcoal.