There was nobody at home here but an old Lapp woman, who was frying fish over a train-oil lamp.
Then I suppose they subsist on train-oil as well as codfish?
Other skin sacks filled with train-oil stood in rows along the walls of the tent.
Not for worlds would I undeceive the good fellow, not if this were train-oil.
They know far more of train-oil and bears' fat than of brown Windsor!
It was train-oil, linseed and hempseed, crushed up all together, and the bugs were to eat it till they burst.
Under the lamp there is always another vessel intended to receive the train-oil which may possibly be spilled.
He probably purchases his stock of it from the reindeer-Chukches for train-oil, skin straps, walrus tusks, and perhaps fish.
Then they ate fish-meal with train-oil instead of butter, and for a second course toasted bread and blubber.
The Icelanders, however, find the taste not sufficiently “piquant,” and generally qualify it with train-oil.