The melter was a small tank through which ran a coil of steam pipes.
"You need not go up if you don't feel like it," said the melter.
"It would serve the brute right if I killed him," roared the melter.
"If he comes against us we'll make him alight and strip the 'tin' off his jacket to go to the melter's," said Nicholas.
"I'm the Pig," answered the melter, his red face wrinkling into a grin, which was quickly smoothed out as if the effort hurt him.
Every melter and maker of wax from honeycombs shall put his mark on every piece of his wax to be sold.
Nick broke the ingot in two blows, and Fred and the melter consulted over the fragments.
I asked a short Italian, with a blazing face and weeping eyes, where the melter was.
The melter came out of his shanty; he had had a sleep since the last furnace tapped.