They have a most unkind preference for briery bushes, that discourage human intimacy.
Here at the foot of the slope the winter sun lay warm, and here in the sheltered, briery border I came upon the Christmas birds.
Then they started on their journey through woods and briery fields.
Gardening, berry-picking, and she helped with the gooseberries, the briery vines she did not like.
I did not hear the voice of the turtle, but a nightingale sang in the briery thickets by the brook side, as we passed along.
The edges of some leaves are as briery as the leaves of holly, others are comparatively smooth.
Briery Cottage, which Mrs. Leslie had hired for the month, was very satisfactory in every way but one.
Here he loves to hide in such low, briery, bushy tangles as the chat and catbird choose.
"Thou art a briery little Rose," and he smiled into her eyes and kissed her.
To-day we passed through what is called the Glades and Wilderness, to the Briery mountain.