Table-books of ivory are still used for memoranda, written by black-lead pencils.
He became industriously curious about the past of black-lead.
Owing to its position near the black-lead mines, this was one of the earliest Lake mountains of which we have a recorded ascent.
But when they tried it, to their great disappointment it turned out to be only black-lead.
It is not black-lead, but all the same it is carbon—that form of porous carbon which we generally call charcoal.
A black-lead pencil is mentioned and delineated for the first time by Conrad Gessner in 1565.
So I asked the black-lead demon, who demanded ‘two shilling each horse in waggon’, and a dollar each ‘coolie man’.
After gathering the fruit, remove any exhausted and weak wood, leaving all that is of the thickness of a black-lead pencil.
Table-books of ivory are still used for memoranda, written with black-lead pencils.
The prints taken from such plates bear a strong resemblance to paintings in Indian ink, or to drawings in black-lead pencil.