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Quotes of brow

  1. Justice is an unassailable fortress, built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be overthrown by the violence of torrents, nor demolished by the force of armies. – Joseph Addison
  2. Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl? – Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  3. What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now. – George Byron
  4. Swift speedy time, feathered with flying hours, Dissolves the beauty of the fairest brow – Lord Chesterfield
  5. I look around me and nowhere do I see a stamp of disapproval with which nature marked a woman's candid brow – Franz Grillparzer
  6. Know, thou, that the lines that live are turned out of a furrowed brow – Herman Melville
  7. I suspect that American workers have come to lack a work ethic. They do not live by the sweat of their brow – Kiichi Miyazawa
  8. A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow – Ovid
  9. Lord, confound this surly sister, blight her brow with blotch and blister, cramp her larynx, lung and liver, in her guts a galling give her. – John Millington Synge
  10. They may be a little more high brow than we are. – David Talbot
  11. He is not dead who departs from life with a high and noble fame; but he is dead, even while living, whose brow is branded with infamy. – Ludwig Tieck
  12. I've never been able to feel that there is anything undignified about making your living by the sweat of your brow – Ethel Waters
  13. Go, forget me- why should sorrow, O'er that brow a shadow fling? Go, forget me- and to -morrow, brightly smile and sweetly sing. Smile- though I shall not be near thee; Sing- though I shall never hear thee. – Charles Wolfe

Usage examples for brow

  1. It cannot be such harm on her cool brow To put a kiss? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. She tried to command herself, pressing her hand to her brow – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. Oh, she may come with us, she added as his brow grew dark. – Peggy Owen and Liberty by Lucy Foster Madison
  4. But it is at the stone house on its very brow where the master, Floyd Grandon, is expected home to- day after years of wandering and many changes. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  5. 2. Angry words they never speak, Promises they never break; Unkind looks they never show; Love sits smiling on each brow – Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy. by Elizabeth P. Peabody Mary Mann
  6. But, darling, I would not cast my shadow over your fair brow even for a brief time. – Edna's Sacrifice and Other Stories Edna's Sacrifice; Who Was the Thief?; The Ghost; The Two Brothers; and What He Left by Frances Henshaw Baden
  7. His brow is so sad. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  8. Doggie's brow grew dark. – The Rough Road by William John Locke
  9. He spoke but little, but again and again he pressed his lips upon the brow of his son, looking steadily into the beautiful face, full of life, which pressed so close to his own. – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner
  10. Little Matilda watched him curiously; his brow was dark, with what sort of thoughts she could not guess; his eye sometimes flashed and at other times grew intense with looking into what he was studying. – Trading by Susan Warner
  11. She leaned her brow upon her hand; she envied none, but her heart felt full to over- flowing. – Rachel Gray by Julia Kavanagh
  12. At the brow of the rise Margaret turned and waved her handkerchief towards that high window which she knew so well. – Fair Margaret by H. Rider Haggard
  13. He pulled the soft hat well down over his brow – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  14. All was heaven upon her brow Yes, I think I see her now! – The Poems of Philip Freneau, Volume I (of III) by Philip Freneau
  15. The man's eyes looking at him, the man's brow bent against him, would extract from him instantly the one truth which it was his purpose to hold within his own keeping. – Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope
  16. If this was but the story of a brother and sister, there were matter for it that would make the ladies want to kiss Tommy on the brow – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  17. Her brow drew into a puzzled frown. – Prairie Flowers by James B. Hendryx
  18. There was the head so familiar to us all- the domelike brow the long hair hanging over the ears. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  19. He shook his head, his brow grew darker, and a terrible temptation attacked him. – The Bag of Diamonds by George Manville Fenn
  20. Orsino's brow cleared and his expression changed. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford

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