As Father Dryden would say, 'this is the porcelain clay of humankind.'
(p. 221) Surely these gentlemen think themselves rather formed of porcelain clay than of common potter's ware.
Real china ones are made of porcelain clay, and baked like chinaware or other pottery.
A small factory existed here at which the porcelain clay found in the neighbourhood was used.
porcelain clay exists in the neighbourhood of Tullow; but no attempt is made to turn this product to use.