Every person, if he so wills, can become a paradigmatic human being, not by brushing of his accidental qualities, but by remaining in them and ennobling them. He ennobles them by choosing them.
Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn Brushing with hasty steps the dews away To meet the sun upon the upland lawn.thomas gray
Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, To meet the sun upon the upland lawn.thomas gray
But you were Brushing out your hairand singing to yourself.And, for a moment, I think I sawwhat those artists saw —someone half in love with herselfand half in love with the world.john yau
When he finished packing, he walked out on to the third-floor porch of the barracks Brushing the dust from his hands, a very neat and deceptively slim young man in the summer khakis that were still early morning fresh.james jones
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