Alex followed her with brisk steps.
His brisk walk was stiff.
The governor was a brisk little man, very simple and affable.
Plant vine eyes for propagation in a brisk heat.
Olives and other fruit are grown, and a brisk trade is done in olive oil.
A brisk trade is carried on mainly in agricultural produce, especially with Liverpool (which is distant 135 m.
Combustion calorimeters are employed for observing the heat generated by the brisk interaction of substances, one of which at least is gaseous.
The Jews and Armenians are engaged in a brisk trade with Odessa, to which they send corn, wine, spirits and timber, floated down from Galicia, as well as with the interior, to which they send manufactured wares imported from Austria.
Slipping into a modest two-piece swimsuit with a skirted bottom, she grabbed a towel and headed out at a brisk walk for the beach.
At Meshed i Sar, the port, or roadstead of Barfurush, the steamers of the Caucasus and Mercury Company call weekly, and a brisk shipping trade is carried on between it and other Caspian ports.
There is a harbour on the Elbe here, and a brisk trade is carried on in coal, grain and timber.
Insect life is relatively not abundant; the air is brisk and bright with ample sunshine.
Claustrophobic in the dark cave that had become her home, she grabbed her coat and purse and set out into the cold, brisk evening.
Still it is brisk in its movements, and its variegated plumage makes it a pleasing bird.
Building and the allied trades are chronically brisk, owing to the constant development of the city.
Boat-building is also prosecuted, and a brisk transit trade is carried on in salt, grain and timber.
The chief manufactures of the town are linen goods, soap, malt, and agricultural implements, and a brisk trade is carried on in cattle, grain and geese.
Besides a silk mill, malthouses and engineering and agricultural implement works, there is a brisk trade in farm produce.
The leading industries include manufactures of woollens, flax and chemicals, and there is also a brisk trade in live-stock.
The enormous influx of pilgrims naturally creates a brisk trade in Kerbela and the towns along the route from Persia to that place and beyond to Nejef.
Manufactures are insignificant, but there is a brisk export trade in grain, salt, fish, wool and tallow.
Of still more importance was the brisk commercial intercourse between central Asia and the countries of the Far East; for this led the Nestorians into China.
The lactic acid bacillus, always present in unboiled milk (to which the souring of milk is due), is easily destroyed by heat; but the bacillus mesentericus, often found in it, forms spores, which are not destroyed by ordinary boiling, and germinate when the milk is kept at a moderately warm temperature, producing a brisk fermentation whereby a large volume of gas is liberated.
But Carlyle himself admits that Thiers is "a brisk man in his way, and will tell you much if you know nothing."
Thus the bituminous and fatty matters found about the mummies and their wrappings were employed as a sovereign remedy, particularly for wounds and contusions, and a brisk trade began in these "exudations" of mummies.
Grignard (Comptes rendus, 1900 et seq.) observed that magnesium and alkyl or aryl halides combined together in presence of anhydrous ether at ordinary R temperatures (with the appearance of brisk boiling) to form compounds of the type RMgX(R = an alkyl or aryl group and X = halogen).
In this way the india-rubber tree (Ficus elastica), for example, and many other tender plants may be increased with the aid of a brisk bottom heat.
The class of tender annuals, being chiefly grown for greenhouse decoration, should be treated much the same as soft-wooded plants, being sown in spring, and grown on rapidly in brisk heat, near the glass, and finally hardened off to stand in the greenhouse when in flower.
The brisk diplomatic intercourse between the Great King and the Greek states in the 4th century may have produced effects that were not merely political.
And we see a brisk diplomatic intercourse between the scattered Greek cities going on.
Its manufactures are lace and linen and it has a brisk trade in live-stock, oil and wine.
They are increased by cuttings in spring, which when taken off with a heel strike freely in brisk heat.
His step was brisk as he walked around to the other side, but when he climbed into the truck, his expression was bland.
A good brisk walk up a steep rugged trail would leave him too exhausted to make advances.
"We've got no training ops tonight," came the brisk response.
She gave a brisk nod to indicate she heard.
He appears to have entered into consultation of a treasonable kind with Monmouth and others; he himself had, he declared, ten thousand brisk boys in London ready to rise at his bidding.
Trade is also brisk, and is facilitated by a canal connecting the town with Vienna, and used chiefly for the transport of coal and timber.
Under their mild and just rule both the native Greeks and the Italian residents were able to carry on a brisk trade.
That vigorous chemical action is accompanied by a brisk evolution of heat is evident from such familiar examples as the combustion of fuel or the explosion of gunpowder.
The land around Beauly is fertile and the town drives a brisk trade in coal, timber, lime, grain and fish.
One must not forget that there was a brisk native manufacture of carpets, pottery, ironwork, gold-work and soap; or that the Syrians of the towns had a definite legal position.
As a river-port it has a brisk trade in the produce of the surrounding district as well as in the raw materials of its manufactures, especially in wool from La Plata, Australia and Germany.
Simultaneously a brisk border trade was springing up between the Greeks and the Magyars, and the Greek chapmen brought with them their religion as well as their wares.
Temesvar is the most important centre of commerce and industry of south Hungary, and carries on a brisk trade in grain, flour, spirits and horses.
The manufactures of the duchies, especially in the mountainous parts less favourable for agriculture, are tolerably brisk, but there is no large industrial centre in the country.
Vessels set out to the fisheries, as far as Spitsbergen and the Kara Sea; and trade is brisk, not only Norwegian and Danish but British, German and particularly Russian vessels engaging in it.
The industries include the spinning and weaving of cotton and wool, printing, dyeing and tanning, while there is a brisk trade in wine.
During the year there was a brisk war in the West Indies, and also in Catalonia, where the French maintained the ground won by Schomberg in the previous campaign.
Constance is the centre of a brisk transit trade, while it has various factories and other industrial establishments.
There is a brisk local trade in farm produce, and in the linen, hempen goods and pottery manufactured in Baza.
Though the climate of the plains is one of extremes and often of rather sudden changes, it is brisk and invigorating and of particular value for persons affected with lung troubles.
Tobacco, leather, linen, carpets and war-material are manufactured in Agram, which also contains the works of the Hungarian state railways, and has a brisk trade in grain, wine, potash, honey, silk and porcelain.
The Apsheron men, excited by the Tsar's presence, passed in step before the Emperors and their suites at a bold, brisk pace.
He sat heavily and swayed limply on his brisk little horse.
She watched him as he answered it and then headed toward her at a brisk pace.
In spite of the wound, he hobbled away at a brisk pace to the nearby woods at the edge of the property.
He gave a brisk nod.
Once clear of town, Dean drove along at a brisk clip, trying without success to engage Martha in conversation.
He slowed his brisk stride for her to draw and keep abreast.
A brisk step in the hallway brought her attention sharply back to the present.
Francis Bacon expressed his conviction that heat consists of a kind of motion or "brisk agitation" of the particles of matter.
The air was cold, brisk, the snowflakes falling faster.
The early history of these towns is a record of brisk commercial expansion and active colonization.
It lies on the south-western outskirts of the Matra mountains, and carries on a brisk trade in the Erlauer wine, which is produced throughout the district.
Although the British representatives of this group should undoubtedly retain their vernacular designations of water-rat and short-tailed field-mouse, the term "vole" is one of great convenience in zoology as a general one for all the members of the group. Systematically voles are classed in the mammalian order Rodentia, in which they constitute the typical section of the subfamily Microtinae in the Muridae, or mouse-group. As a group, voles are characterized by being more heavily built than rats and mice, and by their less brisk movements.