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He's tall, and lazy, and sly, and sneaky, and ruther cowardly, too, but kind of good-natured, and wears long brown hair and no beard, and hasn't got a cent, and Brace boards him for nothing, and gives him his old clothes to wear, and despises him.
or for a brace of silver candlesticks to the altar, we will not stand with you.
Two feet above the crotch the branches were connected, each to the ones on both sides, by braces of living wood.
These here natural braces don't have to have a thing done.
A short stout man of about thirty, in white breeches and high boots and a batiste shirt that he had evidently only just put on, standing in that room, and his valet was buttoning on to the back of his breeches a new pair of handsome silk-embroidered braces that, for some reason, attracted Rostov's attention.
Another petitioner," answered the man with the braces.
Rostov turned and was about to go, but the man in the braces stopped him.
This was a delightful experience, but I think I remained wonderfully calm until I came somewhat too suddenly to his little braces, which agitated me profoundly.
I am already far north of London, and as I walk in the streets of Petersburgh, I feel a cold northern breeze play upon my cheeks, which braces my nerves and fills me with delight.
Then, turn the extractor so that the brace is horizontal and facing away from the rear door when it's stored in the cab rack.
Having learned a lot about body mechanics through her training to become an equine sports massage therapist, she couldn't understand how the hard brace would help her daughter.