Well, you see I gave this brooch
to somebody once, years ago.
Then she ran into the kitchen, and cooked the king's soup; and as soon as the cook was gone, she put the golden brooch
into the dish.
Anne had been smitten with delighted admiration when she first saw that brooch.
Will you let me hold the brooch for one minute, Marilla?
Four-and-twenty silver tea-spoons, brother-in-law, two gravies, four salts, all the amethysts--necklace, brooch
, and ear-rings--all made away with, at the same time, and I saying, almost on my bended knees, to that poor good soul, "Why don't you do something, Nicholas?
had come undone as she spoke, and a sudden gust of wind blew the Queen's shawl across a little brook.
He made me take the brooch
out of my tie the other day, and put it in again, because he said it wasn't straight.
She has lost the little brooch I gave her for a keepsake on the day before her marriage.
I told him of the loss of the brooch, and said that Laura had gone into the plantation to look for it.
Brooch or no brooch," he growled sulkily, "I recommend her not to forget her appointment in the library this afternoon.
I saw, for the first time, that the lost brooch was pinned in its place again.
The inveterate distrust which weighs, night and day, on my spirits in this house, instantly roused me to warn her--just as the sight of the brooch had roused me to question her, the moment before.
I went out, as you know, to find my brooch, and I walked along the path through the plantation, looking down on the ground carefully at every step.
Then, with an air of serious reflection, unfastening her large jet brooch, "But you must change brooches, Maggie; that little butterfly looks silly on you.
Now, don't put on that sad look again," said Lucy, pinning the large brooch below Maggie's fine throat.