Then he lit the pilot light and set the coffeepot over a burner again.
These difficulties were mostly caused by the solid impurities contained in the burner-gases in the shape of flue-dust, especially the arsenic, which after a short time rendered the contact substance inactive, in a manner not as yet entirely understood.
Alex replaced the pot on the burner and resumed his place at the table.
She placed the skillet on the stove and turned the burner on to dry it thoroughly.
It was strange how quickly the trials and fears of the day could be put on the back burner with a couple of swigs of amber liquid.