It consisted merely in fitting a tube to the ship's kettle, and applying a wet mop to the surface as the vapour was passing.
Becca had come out with a wet mop in her hands, which she proceeded to wring.
Mrs. Carter sent the wet mop flying after Miss Betsy, and the young lady, dexterously evading it, flung-to the door and departed.
It was extinguished by putting a wet mop upon it; which must be kept there for a little time, otherwise it would not go out.
“Master Gaoler bringeth alway a wet mop,” said little Roger confidentially.