Sentence Examples with the word brief

Starting from a brief standing sleep, I was horribly conscious of something fatally wrong.

In a brief epilogue, the apostle justifies himself for having thus addressed the Roman Christians.

For one brief instant, he looked at Adrienne as if he actually saw her.

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His forecast proved true; for within a few months Julian had closed his brief career of pagan revival.

Fru Nordenflycht wrote with facility and grace; her collection of lyrics, The Sorrowing Turtledove (1743), in spite of its affectation, enjoyed and merited a great success; it was the expression of a deep and genuine sorrow - the death of her husband after a very brief and happy married life.

One, the Surry Mountain Campground was near our house and a brief drive-through showed only one out of state visitor, a New Hampshire tenter.

The Guardian was a man Darian didn't recognize, who spoke to Jonny for a brief moment before handing him a small note and disappearing.

Unfortunately such allusion to these disconnected certainties as alone might be introduced here would be too brief for comprehension, and we are forced to select a few of the broader hypotheses for a treatment that may seem dogmatic and prejudiced.

The sun had been under a cloud all day, and there had been brief showers; but suddenly the sun broke forth in all its southern splendour.

Grantham, (ed.) Statutes of South Dakota (2nd revised ed., 2 vols., 1901); Doane Robinson, A Brief History of South Dakota (New York, 1905); J.