If ever my scorn hath scattered mouldered words to the winds, and if I have come like a besom
to cross-spiders, and as a cleansing wind to old charnel- houses:
My father turned up his sleeves and clutched the besom
. I tossed aside my papers, and was ready to run the errands.
A scrawny buttermilk-faced young besom
, allus askin' questions an' pokin' tha' nose where it wasna, wanted.
He was provided with a stiff besom
, such as is used by street sweepers, and it was his place to follow down the line the man who drew out the smoking entrails from the carcass of the steer; this mass was to be swept into a trap, which was then closed, so that no one might slip into it.
in that kingdom, and that much is expected from his skill and zeal in delineating those specimens of national antiquity, which are either mouldering under the slow touch of time, or swept away by modern taste, with the same besom
of destruction which John Knox used at the Reformation.
of reform hath swept him out of office, and a worthier successor wears his dignity and pockets his emoluments.
brushes were once used by housewives and maids to brush stone floors, while for farmers they were the only means of cleaning farmyard and sheds.
The stick besom
keeps one from not bending down too much.
T (2013) Inca Human Sacrifice and Mountain Worship.
The visual wit, wealth of allusion, and crisp, sure-handed execution of the Brooklyn-based artist's modestly scaled paintings, whose protagonists are often animated besom
handles reminiscent of the ones that afflicted a sleepy Mickey Mouse as the sorcerer's apprentice, are immediately beguiling, but the works' humor may also, unfortunately, lead some viewers to underestimate her talents.
I always love the good old-fashioned gardening methods and vividly remember helping my grandfather sweeping his lawn with a besom
, a home-made brush made with hazel sticks resembling a witch's broom, on a dry day to disperse the worm casts.
So far, vendors include BAKED baked goods, Lil Black Kitty Designs jewelry, bin52 by cindymadewhat beer-inspired jewelry, Blue Moon Broom, Brush and Besom
custom brooms, and Eric Ondina Face Painting.