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  • "You're welcome to a brychan within here, if you will, when you're done with the horse."

    A River So Long

  • Well, this Anion is his brother born the wrong side of the brychan, when the father was doing the trading, and there was no bad blood between the two.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

  • Only the fierce alliance of hand clasping hand on the brychan betrayed them.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

  • A rising breeze blew in his face, flapping the severed skins behind the brychan.

    His Disposition

  • "Scarcely to his own gain," said Owain, and forbore to smile, eyeing Gwion's face marked by the harsh folds of the brychan, his black hair tangled and erected, and the swollen lips bruised by the gag.

    His Disposition

  • Cadfael had made another step within, and all but stumbled as his foot tangled soundlessly with some shifting fold of soft material, as though a rumpled brychan had been swept from bed to floor.

    His Disposition

  • It was the man who sat beside him on the well-furnished brychan who sprang to the attack, lunging upward at Turcaill's throat.

    His Disposition

  • Then what was left of the night's repose was shattered brazenly by the blasting of a horn, and Cadfael rolled from his brychan on to his feet, wide-awake and braced for action.

    His Disposition

  • As the steel was withdrawn he did open his mouth to call on his own, but a rug from the brychan was flung over his head, and a broad hand clamped it smotheringly into his open mouth.

    His Disposition

  • In the death chamber, with the door closed fast, Hugh Beringar and Brother Cadfael stood beside Gilbert Prestcote's body and turned back the brychan and sheet to the sunken breast.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

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