1 , brand him in the forehead with a hot iron and perform upon him a surgical operation with a pair of tailor's shears.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-BarnettGet Context In II
2 Quite new; 'brand' new, in fact; a present from my husband.
3 A spectral-looking figure stalked from out of the darkness behind the scout, and seizing a blazing brand, held it toward the further extremity of their place of retreat.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 6
4 Approaching Uncas, she held the blazing brand in such a manner as to cast its red glare on his person, and to expose the slightest emotion of his countenance.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 23
5 I flatter myself that I can distinguish at a glance the ash of any known brand, either of cigar or of tobacco.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
6 The sun had now got far to the west of south and stood directly in her face, like some merciless incendiary, brand in hand, waiting to consume her.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 4: 6 A Conjuncture, and Its Result upon the Pedestrian
7 They are usually wrapped in straw, you know, and are thinner for their length than any other brand.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In IX. The Adventure of The Resident Patient
8 So speaking, she hurled her torch at him, and pierced his breast with the lurid smoking brand.
9 The hearth-fires are plundered; the smoky brand trails a resinous glare, and the Fire-god sends clouds of glowing ashes upward.
10 Corynaeus seizes a charred brand from the altar, and meeting Ebysus as he advances to strike, darts the flame in his face; his heavy beard flamed up, and gave out a scorched smell.
11 A part of its orb was at length hid, and I waved my brand; it sank, and with a loud scream I fired the straw, and heath, and bushes, which I had collected.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ShelleyGet Context In Chapter 16
12 At the very least, they should have put the brand of a hot iron on Hester Prynne's forehead.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneGet Context In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
13 Every word that Marius had just uttered produced on the visage of the old Royalist the effect of the puffs of air from a forge upon a blazing brand.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—MARBLE AGAINST GRANITE
14 The brand disappeared; the beauty alone remained.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre DumasGet Context In 57 MEANS FOR CLASSICAL TRAGEDY
15 He asked, he urged, he claimed the boon of a brand snatched from the burning.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXXV