"Don't be trying to knock me down with your tex'es," said Thomas, shouldering his besom.
The young man has been a besom of fire and burnt up everything.
They've tongues as long as a besom's teal, and fingers as long to poke after 'em.
"Let a' trades live," quo' the wife when she burnt her besom.
We two will pull the state in pieces, and sweep away the laws as with a besom.