The men—the lime-burners—were not long gone, and the culm was still burning.
As for having him at culm Rock, it was too preposterous a thought to be entertained for a moment.
On such a day came Pike to the bank of culm, with a loudly beating heart.
Uncle Richard was getting to be more of a mystery to him than culm Rock had been.
Was he offended at what he had done and was doing for the culm people?
Bress ye, honey, ye didn't 'spect to go back in de dark to culm?
He worked with papa in the old sea-town where we lived, and he's come down to work here at culm among our fish-folk.
He trembled for fear Uncle Richard would forbid him to go to culm again.
No attempt is made to economize fuel, which consists mainly of culm, which would otherwise be wasted.
Time and patience would do something for these culm children, after all, he thought.