The window reflected the dim and only source of light, a coal oil lamp
, in the most eerie way.
As she left, she lowered the brightness of the coal oil lamp
that was beside our bed.
So father would prepare the coal oil lamps
and set them on the table for us to do our homework.
In a collection of many brief chapters, she brings back the wood cookstoves and coal oil lamps
, bloomers made from flour sacks, schoolyard games, and the day the circus came to town.
As I recall, we had three or four regular coal oil lamps
before buying a Rayo design, which had a round wick.