He uttered a loud exclamation, and springing unguardedly up, dropped a brickbat which rolled toward Mr. Eden and nearly hit him.
There is no more soul in him than there is in a brickbat, mother.
The last thing that created doubts in my mind was this that not one brickbat had hit anybody.
I said, just now, he might be at once outshone by a brickbat.
He told how he watched Mr. Clayton at Kesterton town-end with the brickbat in his hand.
But he came back with a brickbat and hammered like a blacksmith at the spring.
Real Christmas weather—that is to say, the earth is as hard as a brickbat, and the wind freezes one to the very marrow.
It was a brickbat, sure, one of Maje Sampson's brickbat boys.
Directly afterwards a brickbat flew past my head, aimed, no doubt, at the more prominent figure of the lieutenant.
It was a brickbat “Plug Ugly” fight—the result of animal, and not intellectual or patriotic instincts.