I guess you can saw up a boat for fireplace logs, but then where would you keep the chickens?
Best Seat in the House: Sidle up to the glossy bar in the Lobby; reserve a table near the fireplace in the Punch Room.
Why are they having sex, in front of a fireplace, in the living room, at the base of the stairs?
To live in a steading somewhere, equipped with a reliable well, vegetable patch, fireplace, maybe a wood-fired Aga.
A fire, burning safely within the confines of a fireplace or a wood stove, is a visible and tangible source of comfort to us.
The captain made no answer, but pointed to them over the fireplace, where they hung, with a flask of powder and a bag of bullets.
"I'm absolutely out of it, Pinto," he said, flicking the ash of his cigar into the fireplace.
The steam was kept up by a large boiler, fixed in the fireplace which the doctor was to regulate.
In the drawing-room, above the fireplace, is a superb Andrea del Sarto.
"But he does but sleep, good brother," he said, depositing the log amidst a shower of sparks within the fireplace.