- March never looked that way but he found himself staring at those unfinished smelting works. - "John March, Southerner", George W. Cable.
- The metal smelting capacity of the world in terms of yearly production of crude metal is estimated at nearly 100, 000, 000 short tons. - "The Economic Aspect of Geology", C. K. Leith.
- Anything that is highly saleable can come into the money market, and the modern corporation organization of business, coupled with organized stock exchanges and a large and active body of speculators, has made the forge and the smelting house as saleable as the finished product. - "The Value of Money", Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr..