As ugly and withered as one of the fantastic carvings on the under brackets of the stall seats, as malignant as the Evil One, as hard as the big brass eagle
holding the sacred books upon his wings
The transition from Catholic to Protestant worship had been bridged by a time of disuse, when there were no services, and the place was used for storing jars of oil, liqueur, and deck-chairs; the hotel flourishing, some religious body had taken the place in hand, and it was now fitted out with a number of glazed yellow benches, claret-coloured footstools; it had a small pulpit, and a brass eagle
carrying the Bible on its back, while the piety of different women had supplied ugly squares of carpet, and long strips of embroidery heavily wrought with monograms in gold.
changed its name to JT Sports in January 2007.
An altar table, and brass eagle
lectern used by Welsh poet RS Thomas are to be auctioned at Bonham's in Chester
The solid brass eagle
, which measures about 6ft, is a lectern which can hold a number of Bibles.
Brass Eagle's board of directors has already approved the deal, which will make the company a subsidiary of K2.
"This merger provides Brass Eagle stockholders and employees with significant opportunities for future growth and success," E.
Brian Hanna, Brass Eagle's chief financial officer, said production of Brass Eagle paintball products will continue at its Bentonville facility.
Hanna said he couldn't comment about how the day-to-day operation of Brass Eagle might change after the merger.
According to the companies, about 50 percent of Brass Eagle's outstanding common stock is owned by Charter Oak Partners, a private investment partnership.