From one enemy of Robert the transition is brief and natural to another.
He made his way to the house of Squire Paine, and, after a brief pause, was admitted.
It concerns myself, and will therefore be as brief as possible.
We regret that his tours are so rapid, and his journals so brief.
He made a brief gesture, like one wiping an obstacle out of the way.
There was a brief shifting of eyes toward him, and a grunt from Jeff; that was all.
It was not until the brief session of 1847, that he appeared again in Parliament.
These are my reasons in brief, for the alteration of my style.
"I locked it myself," replied Hester, and told him in brief the story of the evening.
But the reproduction is of brief duration; and it is speedily effaced or transformed.