Tom swept his brush daintily back and forth -- stepped back to note the effect -- added a touch here and there -- criticised the effect again -- Ben watching every move and getting more and more interested, more and more absorbed.
Tom gave up the brush with reluctance in his face, but alacrity in his heart.
The latter and the coadjutor touched the brush
with the tips of their fingers and made the sign of the cross; the coadjutor threw a piece of money into the hat, which was on the ground.
Why, any man, with nerve and savvee, can start them cottontails jumping for the brush
replied she, throwing her brush
on to the table, as if startled into politeness.
I dipped the brush
into the seemingly empty pot, and gave him a long stroke across his chest.
Fairlie, after first relieving himself by a gentle sigh, let the book drop open with one hand, and held up the tiny brush
with the other, as a sign to the servant to wait for further orders.
For the stout sons of the squatter will make a manly brush of it, or I am but little of a judge in warlike dispositions
If old Ishmael gets a squint at that highway through the brush," cried Paul, casting, as he left the place, a hasty glance at the broad trail the party had made through the thicket, "he'll need no finger- board to tell him which way his road lies.
If there is a reptile in the brush, show me the creatur', and should it refuse to depart peaceably, why there must be a quarrel for the possession of the place.
The muzzle of the rifle fell as he concluded, and the weapon was gradually settling into a steady, and what would easily have proved a fatal aim, when a tall Indian sprang from beneath that bed of leaves and brush, which he had collected about his person at the approach of the party, and stood upright, uttering the exclamation--
And she would still brush
and carefully tend Maggie's hair, which she had become reconciled to, in spite of its refusal to curl, now it was so long and massy.