Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass.
One bites into the brass mouthpiece of his wooden cudgel, and the other blows his cheeks out on a French horn. Do you call that Art?
Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea,
But sad mortality o'ersways their power,
How with this rage shall beauty hold a plea,
Whose action is no stronger than a flower?
Swirls of antique stained glass, blazes of brass, forests of carved wood and waterfalls of crystal combine to make up the city's most fabulously festive interior.
The Indians gave up the land of their own free will, and for it received brass kettles, blankets, guns, shirts, flints, tobacco, rum and many trinkets in which their simple hearts delighted.
Mexican Shuffle was a turning point of the Brass.
Brass shines as fair to the ignorant as gold to the goldsmiths.
Orchestra had a little brass ensemble on two tracks as well, but the rest was me. I knew I couldn't continue in this direction, even if people liked it, because I can only duplicate myself.
Brass bands are all very well in their place - outdoors and several miles away.
His locked, lettered, braw brass collar, Shewed him the gentleman and scholar.
If you pinch the sea of its liberty, though it be walls of stone or brass, it will beat them down.
Although there was a point with the Tijuana Brass where we were playing for such huge crowds that I kind of lost contact. At one point, the only connection I had with the audience was with people out there lighting cigarettes.
In 'thinking up' music I usually have some kind of a brass band with wings on it in back of my mind.
I wrote about people who liked fake fireplaces in their parlor, who thought a brass horse with a clock embedded in its flank was wonderful.
That you were once unkind befriends me now,
And for that sorrow, which I then did feel,
Needs must I under my transgression bow,
Unless my nerves were brass or hammered steel.
Some minds improve by travel, others, rather, resemble copper wire, or brass, which get the narrower by going farther.