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The brush with the maroon velvet back was for Michael Davitt and the brush with the green velvet back was for Parnell.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
When I come in sight of the log store and the woodpile where the steamboats lands I worked along under the trees and brush till I got to a good place, and then I clumb up into the forks of a cottonwood that was out of reach, and watched.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
Tom surveyed his last touch with the eye of an artist, then he gave his brush another gentle sweep and surveyed the result, as before.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Then Snowball (for it was Snowball who was best at writing) took a brush between the two knuckles of his trotter, painted out MANOR FARM from the top bar of the gate and in its place painted ANIMAL FARM.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
The cowherd girls, picking up their petticoats, ran splashing through the mud with bare legs, still white, not yet brown from the sun, waving brush wood in their hands, chasing the calves that frolicked in the mirth of spring.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But in order to signify in some way her preparation for dinner, she asked the maid to brush her dress, changed her cuffs and tie, and put some lace on her head.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But Napoleon came and swept him aside, unconscious of his existence, as he might brush a chip from his path, and his Bald Hills and his whole life fell to pieces.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Giles Oliver drew the comb through the thick tangle of hair which, after giving the matter her best attention, she had never had shingled or bobbed; and lifted the heavily embossed silver brush that had been a wedding present and had its uses in impressing chambermaids in hotels.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
There is not even a toilet glass on my table, and I had to get the little shaving glass from my bag before I could either shave or brush my hair.
Her own stout person and its surrounding implements took up so much room that Lily, to pass her, had to gather up her skirts and brush against the wall.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Melanie rustled in from her room, a worried frown puckering her forehead, a brush in her hands, her usually tidy black hair, freed of its net, fluffing about her face in a mass of tiny curls and waves.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context