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bloomeries

n. (plural of bloomery English)

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LeSpark, as he tells it, was us'd to visit with potential customers, as well as tour his sources of supply, Gunsmithies, Forges, Bloomeries, and Barrel Mills, passing as in a glide, thro' the Country, safe inside a belief as unquestioning as in any form of Pietism you could find out there that he, yes little JWL, goeth likewise under the protection of a superior Power, not, in this case, God, but rather, Business.

In the shadows where the Forge's glow does not reach, or out uncomforted beneath the vaporous daylight of Chesapeake, bent to the day's loads of Fuel from the vanishing Hardwood Groves nearby, or breathing in the mephitic Vapors of the bloomeries, wordlessly and, as some may believe, patiently, they bide everywhere, these undeclared secular terms in the Equations of Proprietary Happiness.

     It is probable that the "blomes" referred to in this agreement were the bloomeries or fires in which the iron was made.

The natives had probably smelted it themselves in their rude bloomeries, or obtained it from the Phoenicians in small quantities in exchange for skins and food, or tin.