Bucketful by bucketful, from the tap at
the sink in the corner, he filled a large galvanized-iron tub.
His tap at
the glass roused her from the musing solitude in which she sat, and she came to the door to open it; aiding her steps with a little crutch-stick.
Presently, however, he heard a light tap at
his door, then the door opened slowly, and he could see the flash of Lady Arabella's white dress through the opening.
Carbide offers the potential of higher cutting speeds and lifetimes of 100 to 500 times the life of a conventional tap at
about ten times its cost, Matysiak says.