The scene in the picture at once shifted to Australia, where, in a pleasant room in Sydney, Uncle Henry was seated in an easy chair, solemnly smoking his briar pipe
. He looked sad and lonely, and his hair was now quite white and his hands and face thin and wasted.
Among his minor peculiarities are that he is careless as to his attire, unclean in his person, exceedingly absent-minded in his habits, and addicted to smoking a short briar pipe
, which is seldom out of his mouth.
Never had any children," and again subsided, puffing at his short briar pipe
We had all got into a first-class smoker, and he had already lit the short and charred old briar pipe
which seemed to singe the end of his long, aggressive nose.
In the dim light of the lamp I saw him sitting there, an old briar pipe
between his lips, his eyes fixed vacantly upon the corner of the ceiling, the blue smoke curling up from him, silent, motionless, with the light shining upon his strong-set aquiline features.
The trinkets being sold off for charity include Hefner's Playboy branded slippers, his trademark briar pipe
, silk pyjamas and his personal copy of the first Playboy issue, featuring Marilyn Monroe.
A hookah is legal as long as you plan to smoke tobacco in it, while a briar pipe
is illegal if you plan to smoke marijuana in it.
He used his briar pipe
like an orchestra conductor's baton, or for pointing and poking, and often addressed comments to invisible third parties.
He would steal a scene with a mere nod, a shrug, a glance, a twitching of the fingers, a compression of his lips, or a hardening of his face." Gillette, who was to perform this play more than 1,300 times, was credited with introducing the curved or bent briar pipe
instead of the straight pipe pictured by Strand Magazine's illustrator Sidney Paget, simply because it enabled him to pronounce his lines more clearly.
He twisted his briar pipe
, between the two buttons on his longjohns, ran on deck and joined others scrambling down a rope.