One night, 'long towards Thanksgivin' time, I kicked the soapstone out o' bed, an' he come runnin' up as if he was bewitched.
Popularly the terms talc and soapstone are often used synonymously.
The outlines may be drawn in advance with slate pencil or soapstone, and then traced with chalk in the presence of the class.
The blue rocks are hollowed like soapstone by the rush of the water.
They took off my outer clothes and put them on the rack above the soapstone lamp to dry, and waited on me most kindly.
It was of solid oak, of a texture as firm and grainless almost as soapstone.
The stones for fireless cookers are usually made of soapstone or some composite which will absorb considerable heat.
They can easily be warmed with a hot-water bag, flat-iron, or soapstone.
It had a soapstone mantel, with fluted pilasters, and a brown-stone hearth and jambs.
The tubs are of soapstone, at the opposite side of the room from the ironing-table.