Usage examples for brim

  1. But the water had risen almost to the top of the tank before he was able to grasp its brim and draw himself out. – The Master Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
  2. It is easy to imagine a sheer precipice beneath filled with water to the brim. – Eve and David by Honore de Balzac
  3. He took it with a gleam of a " thank- you" in his face, and then something moved her still to hold the other side of the brim; so that, united by their grasp of this object, they stood some seconds looking many things at each other. – What Maisie Knew by Henry James
  4. Her arms were uncovered to the elbows; her neck was bare, but this displayed a beautiful skin; and the face beneath the turned- down brim of the big hat was attractive. – Ranching for Sylvia by Harold Bindloss
  5. It came from under the limp brim of a hat that dropped to the speaker's shoulders. – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart
  6. Presently she stood up to pin her handsome silk- lined skirt about her hips, and pushed her face veil neatly above the brim of her hat. – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  7. Her gray- green eyes sparkled with malicious mockery from beneath the brim of her tall hat. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
  8. Even as the creeping waves that brim the pool One following other filled the circus full. – King Cole by John Masefield
  9. But as the morning went on, men came in from camps higher up the river, and reports were current that it had been raining for the last two days among the upper hills; while those who took the trouble to walk across to the new channel could see for themselves at noon that it was filled very nigh to the brim, the water rushing along with thick and turbid current. – Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril by G. A. Henty
  10. From the instant when Martini had caught sight of the face under the hat- brim he had understood. – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  11. They went to the field, and while Mike loaded his gun and prepared for the shot, Carpenter filled a tin cup to the brim, and, without moving a feature, placed it on his devoted head. – The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852 by Ben Casseday
  12. That room was full to the brim of something beautiful, and Betsy knew what it was. – Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield
  13. Mrs. Gray had beautiful, big, short- sighted blue eyes with black lashes; when she smiled they seemed to brim with a sudden fascinating radiance. – A Little Country Girl by Susan Coolidge
  14. The boy had on a white felt hat with a narrow brim. – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston
  15. This could only mean that she was full to the brim, of Sir Luke Strett, and of what she had had from him. – The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2 by Henry James
  16. I shall never cease regretting That I lent my hat to him, For I fear a thorough wetting Cannot well improve the brim. – Verse and Worse by Harry Graham
  17. " Oh, just a between brim. – A Sweet Little Maid by Amy E. Blanchard