Annotation - Chapter 12, Page 104

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  • (104:24) "Hol it in your hans and you can feal it in them stoans and scrabbling to get out you can hear it hispering to its self and clacking like a skelter of crabs"

Sulfur has a very low melting point, but it is not a very good conductor of heat. If you touch a lump of sulfur, the heat of your hand will cause its surface to expand, making crackling noises as it fractures. BJB