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  • The thought of Mrs. O'Gall and Bitternutt Lodge struck cold to my heart; and colder the thought of all the brine and foam, destined, as it seemed, to rush between me and the master at whose side I now walked, and coldest the remembrance of the wider ocean -- wealth, caste, custom intervened between me and what I naturally and inevitably loved.

    Jane Eyre: an autobiography, Vol. II.

  • Souffl? he moat monster lifted his head from the brine and oriented on the scene.

    Roc and a Hard Place

  • There was 12 salterns together at Norwitch – all ye witches are places they make salt in – Nantwitch and Droctwitch they make salt, for at Each place they have the salt hills where the brine pits springs: this is not farre from ye place whence they digg the mill stones.

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

  • I Entred Cheshire 3 mile before I Came to ye town, its not very Large, its full of Salt works the brine pitts being all here about, and so they make all things Convenient to follow ye makeing the salt so yt ye town is full of smoak from ye salterns on all sides.

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

  • The panty hose flatten his nose so that his nostrils, struggling for air, take in sharp, deep inhalations of cedar, shoe polish, the brine of sweat on his shirt.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • "Then I will have to bend an iron bar around his neck and let him pickle in the brine barrel."

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • I could taste the salt on my lips, could smell the brine in my hair, and each time I did I was back on the waters of the bay, the Eliza May drifting slowly before me and Jack Mercier's body swaying gently against the sky.

    The Killing Kind


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