Edna dabbed the powder upon her nose and cheeks as she looked at herself closely in the little distorted mirror which hung on the wall above the basin
Like all that passing and gloomy scene, the low basin
, however, quickly melted in the darkness, and became blended with the mass of black objects in the rear of the travelers.
When she put him into the basin
he sat in the midst of it and grinned, splashing the water over himself and squealing like a little pig.
From these pilgrimages to the jug and basin
, he returned with such eccentricities of damp headgear as no words can describe; which were made the more ludicrous by his anxious gravity.
Then he mixed a lot of medicines in the basin
and told Bumpo to dip his face in it.
At a little distance on the right hand, a fountain of the purest water trickled out of the rock, and was received in a hollow stone, which labour had formed into a rustic basin
For my part, I must do my best to save this fellow's trebly worthless life; Jim, you get me a basin
He carried a basin
, on which he spread the covering of the book, and presenting it to the king, said: "Sire, take this book, and when my head is cut off, let it be placed in the basin
on the covering of this book; as soon as it is there, the blood will cease to flow.
Every morning she placed a large basin
full of water on her window-sill, and as soon as the sun's rays fell on the water the Rainbow appeared as clearly as it had ever done in the fountain.
In that neighbourhood there were two villages, one of them so small that it had neither apothecary's shop nor barber, which the other that was close to it had, so the barber of the larger served the smaller, and in it there was a sick man who required to be bled and another man who wanted to be shaved, and on this errand the barber was going, carrying with him a brass basin
; but as luck would have it, as he was on the way it began to rain, and not to spoil his hat, which probably was a new one, he put the basin
on his head, and being clean it glittered at half a league's distance.
But, beautiful as it was, I could only take a rapid glance at the basin
whose superficial area is two million of square yards.
One tunnel only, fourteen thousand feet in length, was pierced in order to arrive at the great basin