Charlie Sloane's slate pencil
, gorgeously bedizened with striped red and yellow paper, costing two cents where ordinary pencils cost only one, which he sent up to her after dinner hour, met with a more favorable reception.
The old Battery out on the marshes was our place of study, and a broken slate and a short piece of slate pencil
were our educational implements: to which Joe always added a pipe of tobacco.
Alice Rob- inson rolled a perfectly new slate pencil
over the floor with her foot until it reached Rebecca's place, while her seat-mate, Emma Jane, had made up a little mound of paper balls and labeled them "Bullets for you know who."
He placed delicate tributes of spruce gum, molasses taffy, "conversation" candies and decorated slate pencils
on her desk; he persistently "chose" her in all school games calling for a partner; he entreated to be allowed to carry her basket from school; he offered to work her sums for her; and rumour had it that he had made a wild statement to the effect that he meant to ask if he might see her home some night from prayer meeting.
of Cases Percentage (%) Foreign Body Vegetable seeds 64 32 Plastic beads 34 16.5 Paper 24 12 Slate pencil
38 19 Stone 36 18 Button cell 5 2.5 Categories of Foreign Bodies Presenting with distribution according to the Side of Nostril SIDE OF NOSTRIL RIGHT NOSE 58% LEFT NOSE 40% BOTH SIDES 2% Note: Table made from pie chart.
"You went with slate and a slate pencil
. That's where you wrote your arithmetic and English.
For instance, thousands of children work in the fireworks and match box factories of Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu; in the slate pencil
industry of Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh; i n the slate industry of Markapur in Andhra Pradesh; in the diamond polishing units of Surat in Gujarat; in the lock industry of Aligarh, in the brassware industry of Moradabad, in the glass industry of Firozabad (all in Uttar Pradesh).
I hated the squeak of that slate pencil
; it made my teeth go on edge.
It occurs in workers employed with stone cutting, rock drilling, silica flour milling, agate grinding, glass cutting, performing the job of sand blaster, tunnel worker, tile installer, brick mason, slate pencil
, and in employees of stone quarries, etc.
"At school, English was the second language and we had a slate and a slate pencil
that we used to write the lessons on.
The slate pencil
factories of Mandsaur in India are a case in point where most of the workers suffer from silicosis.
The two tablets each have a hole at the top, which suggests that they could be hung from a wall; the hole can also be used for attaching a slate pencil
with a string.