The panelled wainscot is covered with dingy paint, and acquires a duskier hue from the deep shadow into which the Province House is thrown by the brick block that shuts it in from Washington Street.
The brick walls, the materials of which were imported from Holland, and the timbers of the mansion, are still as sound as ever; but the floors and other interior parts being greatly decayed, it is contemplated to gut the whole, and build a new house within the ancient frame and brick work.
It also enabled him to fulfil his promise to his wife, by building a "fair brick
house" in the Green Lane of Boston.
Dorothy helped him over the fence, and they started along the path of yellow brick for the Emerald City.
There were several roads near by, but it did not take her long to find the one paved with yellow bricks.
Garth, her lips curling with a calm contentment, allowed that inappropriate language to pass without correction, although Ben immediately took it up, and sang, "She's an old brick, old brick, old brick
And I'll lay a wager we can get fine bricks out of the clay at Bott's corner.
At places gaunt scaffolding poles rose like the branchless trees of the brick
Only they'd been thinkin' about bricks
, while I was only thinkin' of teamin'.
If the members of a religious persuasion built a chapel there - as the members of eighteen religious persuasions had done - they made it a pious warehouse of red brick
, with sometimes (but this is only in highly ornamental examples) a bell in a birdcage on the top of it.
Nothing could have been more in accordance with Sam Weller's feelings than the projected exposure of the real propensities and qualities of the red-nosed man; and it being very near the appointed hour of meeting, the father and son took their way at once to Brick
Lane, Sam not forgetting to drop his letter into a general post-office as they walked along.
But on the other side, on the flat Essex side, a shapeless and desolate red edifice, a vast pile of bricks
with many windows and a slate roof more inaccessible than an Alpine slope, towers over the bend in monstrous ugliness, the tallest, heaviest building for miles around, a thing like an hotel, like a mansion of flats (all to let), exiled into these fields out of a street in West Kensington.
Philip was seated on the table with all his bricks
You'll come to the yellow bricks
pretty soon, and you'll know them when you see them because they're the only yellow things in the blue country.
, being second-hand ones, required to be cleaned with a trowel, so that I learned more than usual of the qualities of bricks