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98 examples of  briny  in sentences

98 examples of briny in sentences

For this wind came first from the sea, rubbing against its fresh, briny waves, then distilled through the redwoods, threading rich ferny gulches, and spreading itself in broad undulating currents over many a flower-enameled ridge of the coast mountains, then across the golden plains, up the purple foot-hills, and into these piny woods with the varied incense gathered by the way.

However, he espied a vacancy, and plunged into the briny deep.

He used to use it when a boy in catching birds by putting the briny compound on the tails of the same, and that he used to call "fun alive;" but he don't see itthe saltabout PUNCHINELLO.

Hufnagel's Delicatessen, the briny hoar of twenty years upon it, went suddenly into decline and the hands of a receiver.

I ain't no hand to blubber, And the briny ain't run for years; But chalk me down for a lubber, If I didn't shed regular tears.

" "You, youangul!" exclaimed Unavella, as soon as she had regained the privacy of her kitchen, while a briny crystal of genuine affection rolled down her cheek and splashed unceremoniously into the gravy.

Here, sitting on the stump of an old tree, he spies little Bob Peepers, weeping as if his heart would break: the briny tears coursing down his ruddy cheeks form little rivulets of salt water with high embankments of genuine soil on either side, and a distracted map of a war-ridden country is depicted upon his grief-stricken countenance.

Her plaints are heard in every wood, While I would fain conceal my woes; But vain's my wish, the briny flood, The more I strive, the faster flows.

"A pleasant walk, a pleasant talk, Along the briny beach: We cannot do with more than four, To give a hand to each.

He saw me, and he turned aside, As if he wished himself to hide: And with his coat did then essay To wipe those briny tears away.

But it was not all out when she came, I was still floating around in my own briny drops, so, of course, she would know the cause of the small rain storm I was drenched in, and I had to stammer out thatIhadn'timprovedmy time andI knew she was ashamed of

In my lonely misery, Oh! that loved voice ne'er forgot, Thou dost wake my brooding soul, Smit'st it till the bitter dole Breaks aloud beyond controul, While the briny tear-drops roll, Drowning, cries which she hears not.

And gazed out through my briny tears, Upon the future lonely years, Upon the cold, bleak, cheerless years, Till Earth should ope her grassy breast, And take me to my welcome rest, Where she in Death's cold arms lay prest; This day it seemsAh me!

But Mr. Heatherbloom didn't seem to mind the drenching; though the briny drops stung his cheek, his face continued ever bent forward, toward a point of land to the right of which lay the island that came ever nearer, but slowlyso slowly!

Our arrival at Bayonne was a great relief, for the sun had partially retired, and as we crossed in turn the Adour and the Nive, a scent of the "briny" was borne into our omnibus with revivifying effect.

We stopped five days on this island, and on the sixth set sail with a small breeze, which gently agitated the waves, and on the eighth, changed our milky sea for a green and briny one, where we saw a great number of men running backwards and forwards, resembling ourselves in every part, except the feet, which were all of cork, whence, I suppose, they are called Phellopodes.

What a figure he cuts there, sitting in solitary state upon his glass tripod,in the middle of a crowd of excited fellow-beings, hurried to and fro by their passions and sympathies,like an awkward country-bumpkin caught in the midst of a gay crowd of polkers and waltzers at a ball,or an oyster bedded on a rock, with silver fishes playing rapid games of hide and seek, love and hate, in the clear briny depths above and beneath!

Yes, in more respects than one it is a year of joy and glee, And the news of our prosperity has crossed the briny sea.

But if the briny mingles with my marcel wavegood night, nurse! "One of Mr. Hepner's assistants told me that if salt water ever touched my golden tresses that the only thing I could do to keep them from turning green was to get scalped.

"When I got the briny out of my lamps and took a pike around, there was the whole works clinging to the side of the boat looking like a flock of wet cats.

And, apart from the way in which the boat met the seas, there was a very sense of terror in the air; the continuous roaring and howling of the storm; the screaming of the foam, as the frothy summits of the briny mountains hurled past us, and the wind that tore the breath out of our weak human throats, are things scarce to be conceived.

As the cow licked the briny hoarfrost, the large, handsome and powerful Bure came into being.

Ye scoop the ocean to its briny springs, And take the mountain billows on your wings, And pile the wreck of navies round the bay.

As His Word - 1925 9 - Pee-Wee Harris: Mayor for a Day - 1926 10 - Pee-Wee Harris and The Sunken Treasure - 1927 11 - Pee-Wee Harris On The Briny Deep - 1928 12 - Pee-Wee Harris

And yet, in spite of the strain of years, and the many passages which have befallen me since, there is no time of my life which comes back so very clearly as that gusty evening, and to this day I cannot feel the briny wholesome whiff of the seaweed without being carried back, with that intimate feeling of reality which only the sense of smell can confer, to the wet shingle of the French beach.

Plunged in the briny flood, the unhappy youth Now journeys home secure; but soon shall wish The seas as yet had covered him beneath The foaming surge, full many a fathom deep.

he rushing cuts the briny flood, Swift as the gale can bear the ship along, And from the partners of that cruel trade; Which spoils unhappy Guinea of her sons, Demands his share of prey, demands themselves.

This last, last kiss receive!no longer thine!" 265 She said, and ceased,her stiffen'd form He press'd, And strain'd the briny column to his breast; Printed with quivering lips the lifeless snow, And wept, and gazed the monument of woe.

385 With robe outspread the wavering flame behind She kneels, and guards it from the shifting wind; Breathes to her Goddess all her vows, and guides Her bold LEANDER o'er the dusky tides; Wrings his wet hair, his briny bosom warms, 390 And clasps her panting lover in her arms.

Where cool'd by rills, and curtain'd round by woods, Slopes the green dell to meet the briny floods, 445 The sparkling noon-beams trembling on the tide, The PROTEUS-LOVER woos his playful bride, To win the fair he tries a thousand forms, Basks on the sands, or gambols in the storms.

Adj. salty, salt, saline, brackish, briny; salty as brine, salty as a herring, salty as Lot's wife.

Now the ancient story of men saith that when Zeus and the other gods made division of the earth among them, not yet was island Rhodes apparent in the open sea, but in the briny depths lay hid.

I have been climbing the rocks, talking to the fishermen, picking my way over the masses of slippery seaweed, and breathing the fresh briny air.

No talking; lay back to it; now or never!" On dashed the boat, cleaving its way through the rough sea, as if the briny element were blue smoke.

The boat rocked and bounced over the agitated surface, running with one gunwale on the waves, and sheets of briny spray broke over me.

For the first fifteen years of my career, the church was to be my stepping-stone to a cardinal's hat or a fat priory; but the briny sea-water washed out the necessary unction.

Scarcely a foot of ground is wasted by the industrious inhabitants of this happy valley, save round the shores of the Denia-el-Memek, a huge salt lake some miles distant, where the sun-baked, briny soil renders cultivation of any kind impossible.

and, as the briny spume closed over it, it went out with a spiteful, protesting hiss.

Here waters are sweet to quench the thirst of man; there they are briny, and yield a salt that seasons our meat, and makes it incorruptible.

TO THE COUNTESS GUICCIOLI, AFTER READING HER "RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRON" Like one who, homeward bound from distant lands, Describes strange climes and visions passing fair, Yet deftly hides from others' eyes and hands A private casket filled with treasures rare, So, favored Countess, all that thou dost say Is nothing to thy secrets left unsaid; Thy printed souvenirs are but the spray Above the depths of ocean's briny bed.

A lovely fish is he, as he comes dripping up the side of the vessel from his briny pastures.

" On an after-occasion I showed him the couplet of Pope's upon the same passage: "From mouth and nose the briny torrent ran, And lost in lassitude, lay all the man.

most confident I am Thy life is one of very little ease; Albeit men mock thee with their similes, And prate of being "happy as a clam!" What though thy shell protects thy fragile head From the sharp bailiffs of the briny sea?

Must repose for countless years, Reft of all her briny tears, All the rights he owned by birth, In the dusty lap of earth.

How touching is the fact, now well known, that salt-water plants still flower beside the Great Lakes, yet dreaming of the time when those waters were briny as the sea!

So, good Saint PATRICK, bless the day Whin Gineral HALL will march away, Across the deep and briny say, My country's bonds to sever; And bless him whin

It is found in the tears, as we are informed by poets, who talk of "briny drops" and "saut, saut tears"; though why there, unless to keep the lachrymal fluid from spoiling, in those persons who bottle up their tears for a long time, we cannot divine.

I have covered several thousand miles on the sea, "brooked the briny" as far as India and Canada.

In flames that no abatement know, The briny tears for ever flow.

"A stream runs from my wounded I, Salt as the briny C, As rapid as the X or Y, The OIO, or D. "Then fare thee ill, insensate B!

then why N? Or with my briny tears her BR BDU?

"When we come to you," said they to the Sea, "we are sweet and drinkable: but when once we have mingled with you, our waters become as briny and unpalatable as your own."

The "Dolphin" still kept on her way, occasionally swooping up gracefully to touch the wind, and then deviating from her course again to leeward, as the porpoise is seen to turn aside from his direction to snuff the breeze, while he lazily sports along his briny path.

And we shall gambol by the briny blue.

Now Robert had as firm a hand, A heart as stern and brave, As ever met in one on land, Or on the briny wave.

If these invading waters were briny the standing crop would be killed and the soil perhaps made useless for several years until fresh water had leached out the salt.

The numerous members of the public who like to take their printer's ink with something more than a grain of sea-salt will welcome Sea-Spray and Spindrift (PEARSON), by their tried and trusted friend, TAFFRAIL, the creator of Pincher Martin, O.D. TAFFRAIL, it must be admitted, has a dashing briny way with him.

It was a glorious thing to see our good ship mount slowly up the side of one of these watery lulls, till her prow was lifted high in air, then, rocking over its brow, plunge with a slight quiver downward, and plough up a briny cataract, as she struck the vale.

It is lighted by a port-hole, which is open, and through which the fresh air comes in gusts from the briny.

Thick layers of seaweed that have been swept through the tunnel by the tide and thrown up around the lake have been piled into heaps, some of which are dry and some still wet, but all of which exhale the strong odor of the briny ocean.

And though that stream be hidden from the view, 'Tis yet preserved 'neath ocean's briny crest: That wide eternity of waves is true And as the planets anchored in their rest, The sparkling streamlet lives; and while unblest, The land-wave stagnant lingersthere the blue Tide holds the river stainless in its breast An image still of life, that sparkles through The starry deep of heaven, for ever new.

The very briny scent of the atmosphere convinced me there was some sea running in the bay; and it was the more unexpected as we had had no tokens of a storm for several days previous.

Before me She keeps some moderation; but is never Closeted with my wife, but in the end I find my Katherine in briny tears.

For when he knew his rival freed and gone, He swells with wrath; he makes outrageous moan: He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground; The hollow tower with clamours rings around: With briny tears he bathed his fetter'd feet, And dropp'd all o'er with agony of sweat.

The rippled snow surface of the ice foot is furrowed in all directions and covered with briny deposita condition we have never seen before.

Toss amid the briny foam; Till the proud wave, with one stern sweep, Buries the secrets of the deep; Revealing far, on upper land, A lawless bandits' wand'ring band, With sword and rapier, stain'd with blood, Still thirsting for the crimson flood; They show no mercy on their kind, But kill or plunder all they find.

That young form that had been educated for the express purpose of dancing on his grave, was tossing beneath the tumultuous waves of the briny ocean, never to be at rest.

Far as the eye could scan were seen the snowy sails, as the mariners pursued their way over the black bosom of the waters to enter the briny Atlantic, that received the waters of the rolling river and mingled them with its own foaming wave.

The raven would find sufficient for its carnivorous appetite in the floatage of the animal remains, on the briny flood, and would return to roost on the ark; but it was far different with Noah's bird, so long as the waters prevailed, there could be no pause for her weary wing, and the messenger would return to the ark.

" She would have signaled that instant, but her approach had been Sorenson's cue for a certain fond attention and endearment, which ended in a briny obfuscation....

Actors are not in the habit of weeping over the reading of a play; they have little time for such briny luxury.

The cool, briny air hung still, the wide waters barely lifted and fell.

Laugh, dear, and see The tyrant mocked, while yet our bosoms cling, While yet our lips obey us, and we be Untrammeled in our little hour of spring! "Thus in the spring we jeer at Death, though he Will see our children perish and will briny Asunder all that cling while love may be.

Fresh & briny; the story of water as friend and foe, by Alice Beard & Frances Rogers.

Asleep in the briny deep, by Doc Hopkins.

Down east; being the remarkable adventures on the briny deep and ashore of Captain Isaac Drinkwater and Jedediah Peabody.

Fresh & briny; the story of water as friend and foe, by Alice Beard & Frances Rogers.

Asleep in the briny deep, by Doc Hopkins.

Down east; being the remarkable adventures on the briny deep and ashore of Captain Isaac Drinkwater and Jedediah Peabody.

"Can eyes that briny torrents steep, Others in strong subjection keep?

7. Far across the briny sea Comes thy lover now to thee. 8.

To the north were other plains, inclining to the sea, white as if the briny waters had recently receded from them, and only partially cultivated with sugar-canes, indigo, and in the marshy spots, with rice.

CHAPTER XIII BOB TRIES A PRANK The Eagle was sailing along under a spanking breeze, and already the motion of Old Briny was beginning to make itself felt.

Under some neighbouring sod, my bones will lie, And wait the summons from the flaming sky: When ocean, trembling in its briny bed, And earth, upheaving, shall restore her dead.

It is gratifying, therefore, that in this book the briny deep furnishes the backgroundin some instances the plot itselffor each one of its eleven tales.

For this wind came first from the sea, rubbing against its fresh, briny waves, then distilled through the redwoods, threading rich ferny gulches, and spreading itself in broad undulating currents over many a flower-enameled ridge of the coast mountains, then across the golden plains, up the purple foot-hills, and into these piny woods with the varied incense gathered by the way.

The very waters seemed to protest, for as I gasped for breath at the cold backward plunge, I imbibed copious draughts of the briny deep, and was well-nigh strangled.

The salmon is undoubtedly the finest and most magnificent of our fresh-water fishes, or rather of those anadromous kinds which, in accordance with the succession of the seasons, seek alternately the briny sea and the "rivers of water."

But the sun is getting high; Petites Coquilles has been passed and left astern, the eastern end of Las Conchas is on the after-larboard-quarter, the briny waters of Lake Borgne flash far and wide their dazzling white and blue, and, as the little boat issues from the deep channel of the Rigolets, the white-armed waves catch her and toss her like a merry babe.

Upon a small And rocky island near, a fragment stood 555 (Itself like a sea rock) the low remains (With shells encrusted, dark with briny weeds) Of a dilapidated structure, once A Romish chapel,

Sometimes a lonely curlew skims across The seething torment of the dread abyss, And, shrieking, dips into the mist beyond; But, solitary and unchanged for aye, He towers amid the rude revolt of waves, His stony face seamed by a thousand years, And wrinkled with a million furrows, worn By the slow drip of briny tears, that creep Along his hollow cheek.

he rushing cuts the briny flood, Swift as the gale can bear the ship along, And from the partners of that cruel trade, Which spoils unhappy Guinea of her sons, Demands his share of prey, demands themselves.

The general storekeeper, who was sorting mackerels, straightened up, wiped his briny hands on his apron, and said: 'I expect there's goin' to be a lecture.

But where does the insult to you come in?" "Itit came in the p-p-postscript," cried the wife, bursting into fresh floods of briny.

But where does the insult to you come in?" "Itit came in the p-p-postscript," cried the wife, bursting into fresh floods of briny.

Not only did he recall me, it was plain, but the incident that saved his life, and the rebukes he had received on the raft for his refusal to partake of briny biscuit, which no persuasion, it may be remembered, had availed to make him tasteeven when devoured by the pangs of hunger.

" The speaker brushed a briny drop or two from his eyes with the back of his hand as he spoke; then, smiling archly, asked: "Can you forgive me, miss, for belying you so, even in thought?

Sow them on the rock's rude bosom, Night and morning stroll to view them, With thy briny tears bedew them, And when they shall sprout in glory I'll return me from the foray.