There is a lump of massive pyromorphite from Anglesey (a rarity for the locality), a drawerful
of Elba hematites of middling quality (obviously a favorite species at the time), and a plethora of "Vesuvian Hyacinths in the Matrix," most of which is well-crystallized vesuvianite from Vesuvius.
LEAFING THROUGH THIS HANDSOME LITTLE BOOK is much like opening an unsuspected drawerful
of trifles and treasures in the house of a beloved and eccentric aunt.
I also happen to have a drawerful
of unfinished novels, and once upon a time, a long time ago, I played the french horn.
I have a drawerful
in the kitchen, but I can't bring myself to touch them since Melanie died.
He sells the underwear to boutiques and gives it to his sometime girlfriend, Chrissie, a grandmother who by now has a drawerful
of "snap-fronts, plunges, crisscrosses, strapless--all in lace and satin.
Women should have a drawerful
of options," says Lou Crawford, founder of The Keeper, which makes natural gum rubber cups inserted to catch menstrual flow.
Well, I have a whole drawerful
of old paint brushes that lost their identifying packaging long ago, and I'm wondering how to tell the difference between them.
What be initially found in Ives's barn at West Redding, which had been converted into a music storeroom, must have been supremely dispiriting: "Evidentl y [Ives] was used to rummaging for things, pulling out whole fistfuls from underneath which then became the top layer, so that each drawerful
[of manuscript pages] had been shuffled many times.
We used to have a drawerful
of knives and, at one time, we had a gun in the office.
Unfortunately, the magic doesn't work and both plot and characters are as floppy as a drawerful
of Mr Geller's cutlery.
We have a drawerful
of resolutions from different ecumenical and religious organizations, dating from the '70s until now.