"You say Father Brachet has got boys, and"as though this were a yet deeper brand of iniquity"girls?" Nicholas, though greatly mystified, nodded firmly.
They are branded with a hot iron just as animals are.
History brands as traitors those ambassadors who through ignorance of the language of the foreign court, or through want of vigilant attention, allow the interests of their royal masters to suffer.
The first pure-bred, hot-blood stallions turned on the Kiowa range carried the Quarter Circle KT brand on their left shoulders.
He held up the burning brand in the dim room with telling emphasis.
One savage who had picked up a brand from one of the little fires dropped some of the stuff on it, and it crackled merrily.
I had destroyed it, it is true, but its phrases were so present to my mindhad been so branded into it by the terrors of the tragedy which they appeared to foreshadow, that I had a dreadful feeling that this man's eye could read them there.
The Samians branded the figure of an owl on the foreheads of their Athenian prisoners, to revenge themselves for the branding of their own prisoners by the Athenians with the figure of a samaina.
"Or such a price as he pays whohas been branded to-day?"
'Twas said that Captain Brand and Captain Malyoe fell a-quarrelling and that the upshot of the matter was that Captain Malyoe shot Captain Brand through the head, and that the pirate who was with him served Captain Brand's companion after the same fashion with a pistol bullet through the body.
Vergil mentions brands for marking cattle with their owner's name; probably this kind of brass stamp, but larger.
Shelley represents his own brow as being branded like Cain'sstamped with the mark of reprobation; and ensanguined like Christ'sbleeding from a crown of thorns.
That, Malateste, That, That Torrent wracks me; But Hymens Torch (held downe-ward) shall drop out, And for it the mad Furies swing their brands About the Bride-chamber.
BARTRAM, the lime-burner, an obtuse, middle-aged clown in Ethan Brand by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
"And nobody would dast to start a brand between Funeral Slue and Cabin Hill," pursued Chuck.
Now upon a day word reached me in Thrasfordham bidding me come to her and Waldron of Brand at Winisfarne.
"The demon of darkness," it was said, "could not have done more mischief had he come from hell to throw a fire-brand amongst the people.
But, probably, in America, as in other places, the chiefs are incendiaries, that hope to rob in the tumults of a conflagration, and toss brands among a rabble passively combustible.
" Then, not being aware of Barnaby True's history, nor that Captain Brand was his grandfather, the good gentlemancalling Sir John "Jack" Malyoegoes on to tell our hero what a famous pirate he had been, and how it was he who had shot Captain Brand over t'other side of the harbor twenty years before.
As the Indians had dashed around the house from front to rear, they had approached the side and piled their burning brands against the boards.
Till near noon they rode, and branded after dinner to the tune of much scurrying and bawling and a great deal of dust and rank smoke, urged by the ever-present fear that they would not finish in time.
Some people think that they will have as many chickens as there are sparks that fly out of the brands of the log when they shake them; and others place the extinct brands under the bed to drive away ver
The bolder war-parties, in their search for scalps and plunder, penetrated into Virginia a hundred miles beyond the frontier, wasting the country with tomahawk and brand up to the Seven-Mile Ford.
Miss Hassiebrock entered with her face wry, made a diagonal cut of the room, side-stepping a patent rocker and a table laid out with knickknacks on a lace mat, slammed closed two windows, and, turning inward, lifted off her hat, which left a brand across her forehead and had plastered down her hair in damp scallops.
"Stand from the door," he shouted, lifting the brand above Rawbon's head.