I had brushed
my black stuff travelling-dress, prepared my bonnet, gloves, and muff; sought in all my drawers to see that no article was left behind; and now having nothing more to do, I sat down and tried to rest.
So Martha hid herself, and in came little Bob, the father, with at least three feet of comforter exclusive of the fringe, hanging down before him; and his threadbare clothes darned up and brushed
, to look seasonable; and Tiny Tim upon his shoulder.
I recollect Peggotty and I peeping out at them from my little window; I recollect how closely they seemed to be examining the sweetbriar between them, as they strolled along; and how, from being in a perfectly angelic temper, Peggotty turned cross in a moment, and brushed
my hair the wrong way, excessively hard.
branches made a noise that drowned the sounds of cannon.
Then he bought for the first two the fine clothes and pearls and diamonds they had asked for: and on his way home, as he rode through a green copse, a hazel twig brushed
against him, and almost pushed off his hat: so he broke it off and brought it away; and when he got home he gave it to his daughter.
Again, a young girl, more bold and saucy than was fitting, brushed
the priest's black robe, singing in his face the sardonic ditty, "niche, niche, the devil is caught.
Behind them, wearing a smile and leaning over with an ear to Julie's mouth, was Boris' handsome smoothly brushed
One of them brushed
against him and apparently for the first time noticed him.