The high brick wall
in front of the school gave it the look of a prison.
They went along a little walk on planks, under a sunny red- brick wall
Let him keep his eye on those chimneys, going on as straight as ever he can, and presently he'll see 'em down a turning on the left, shut in by a great brick wall
which forms one side of the street.
"I won't like you if you run me against a brick wall
," she said, as the machine rasped up against the curb "Do attend to the steering."
These were encircled by a brick wall
of great height, the whole of the southern portion of which was enclosed with glass.
Looking out the window she could see the windowless rear brick wall
of the box factory on the next street.
A tiny brick wall
, in herring-bone pattern, led from the gate to the front porch.
During this time, my copy-book was the board fence, brick wall
, and pavement; my pen and ink was a lump of chalk.
"When I observed that it was all the same whether one died among trees or in front of a blank brick wall
, as here, and that it was not worth making any fuss over a fortnight, he agreed at once.
I knew that if I were to throw it in time to save the oncoming fleet it must be done in the next few seconds, and so I tried my old rushing tactics; but I might as well have rushed a brick wall
for all that Solan gave way.
He had the room all to himself, and a man requires nothing less than this when he wants to dash his cap on the table, throw himself astride a chair, and stare at a high brick wall
with a frown which would not have been beneath the occasion if he had been slaying "the giant Python." The conduct that issues from a moral conflict has often so close a resemblance to vice that the distinction escapes all outward judgments founded on a mere comparison of actions.
It would be easy enough, by the aid of the nicks in the stone pillars, to climb over the brick wall
with its smooth stone coping; but by putting our eyes close to the rusty bars of the gate, we can see the house well enough, and all but the very corners of the grassy enclosure.