Flesh and blood simply couldn't stand that stoke-hold any longer.
No matter what happened, he would never go back to the stoke-hold.
Already the scared firemen were climbing up from the stoke-hold like rats escaping from a sinking ship.
The air was quivering and palpitating like that in the stoke-hold of a steamship.
He had not dared to show his face on deck since his ignominious flight from the stoke-hold.
"She's rolling some," said a black apparition new risen from the stoke-hold.
Nor did she notice that this was the first allusion he had made to his work in the stoke-hold.
Soon he changed the new shirt for one that had been rendered neutral in the stoke-hold and the bucket.
To this, as much as anything else, the stoke-hold owes its reputation as the modern Sanctuary.
Besides, hidden away in a steamer's stoke-hold, he reckoned out that he would be dead to the world.