They had to stand in it with the water up to their knees, and rub its sides with brickbats.
His debate was the clumsy heaving of brickbats, brutal, direct.
Mr. Ferrers wished in his heart that they had been brickbats!
It would be as useful to cram him with brickbats; they would at least stay.
We couldn't have worked harder if we had been standing off grizzly bears with brickbats.