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  • Now the Spring is in use and a high wall round it, Ye Well is about 4 or 5 Yards square and round the brimm is a walke of Broad stone round.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • One word, -- and the bitter-brimm'd heart would o'erflow:

    Beechenbrook A Rhyme of the War

  • I snatch'd down a cloak and heavy broad-brimm'd hat from one of the pegs, and donning them, slipp'd back the bolts of the heavy door.

    The Splendid Spur

  • Nor yet my best white beaver hat, broad-brimm'd and lined with green;

    The Book of Humorous Verse

  • The many soldiers, their faces and attitudes, the carbines, the broad-brimm’d western hats, the powder-smoke in puffs, the dying horses with their rolling eyes almost human in their agony, the clouds of war-bonneted Sioux in the background, the figures of Custer and Cook—with indeed the whole scene, dreadful, yet with an attraction and beauty that will remain in my memory.

    “Custer’s Last Rally.” Specimen Days

  • On a slightly elevated platform at the head of the room, facing the audience, sit a dozen or more Friends, most of them elderly, grim, and with their broad-brimm’d hats on their heads.

    Notes (Such as They Are) Founded on Elias Hicks. November Boughs

  • Its full of such sort of Stones and flatts in the bottom as ye other, neer the brimm where its Shallowe you see it Cleer to ye bottom; this is secured on Each side by such formidable heights as those Rocky ffells in same manner as the other was.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • The many soldiers, their faces and attitudes, the carbines, the broad-brimm'd western hats, the powder-smoke in puffs, the dying horses with their rolling eyes almost human in their agony, the clouds of war-bonneted Sioux in the background, the figures of Custer and Cook -- with indeed the whole scene, dreadful, yet with an attraction and beauty that will remain in my memory.

    Specimen Days; from Complete Poetry and Collected Prose

  • On a slightly elevated platform at the head of the room, facing the audience, sit a dozen or more Friends, most of them elderly, grim, and with their broad-brimm'd hats on their heads.

    November Boughs ; from Complete Poetry and Collected Prose

  • I have heard my Father say, that a broad-brimm'd Hat, short Hair, and unfolded Hankerchief, were in his time absolutely necessary to denote a notable

    Spectator, August 22, 1711

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