Alex followed her with brisk steps.
His brisk walk was stiff.
The governor was a brisk little man, very simple and affable.
Olives and other fruit are grown, and a brisk trade is done in olive oil.
Plant vine eyes for propagation in a brisk heat.
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.
She gave a brisk nod to indicate she heard.
She watched him as he answered it and then headed toward her at a brisk pace.
He sat heavily and swayed limply on his brisk little horse.
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.
A good brisk walk up a steep rugged trail would leave him too exhausted to make advances.
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.
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.
The air was cold, brisk, the snowflakes falling faster.
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.
He gave a brisk nod.
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.
Once clear of town, Dean drove along at a brisk clip, trying without success to engage Martha in conversation.
A brisk step in the hallway brought her attention sharply back to the present.
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.
He slowed his brisk stride for her to draw and keep abreast.
His step was brisk as he walked around to the other side, but when he climbed into the truck, his expression was bland.
"We've got no training ops tonight," came the brisk response.
In spite of the wound, he hobbled away at a brisk pace to the nearby woods at the edge of the property.
Under their mild and just rule both the native Greeks and the Italian residents were able to carry on a brisk trade.
The land around Beauly is fertile and the town drives a brisk trade in coal, timber, lime, grain and fish.
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.
Building and the allied trades are chronically brisk, owing to the constant development of the city.
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.
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.
Francis Bacon expressed his conviction that heat consists of a kind of motion or "brisk agitation" of the particles of matter.
The leading industries include manufactures of woollens, flax and chemicals, and there is also a brisk trade in live-stock.
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.
Still it is brisk in its movements, and its variegated plumage makes it a pleasing bird.
There is a brisk local trade in farm produce, and in the linen, hempen goods and pottery manufactured in Baza.
The Apsheron men, excited by the Tsar's presence, passed in step before the Emperors and their suites at a bold, brisk pace.
There is a harbour on the Elbe here, and a brisk trade is carried on in coal, grain and timber.
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.
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.
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 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.
Its manufactures are lace and linen and it has a brisk trade in live-stock, oil and wine.
The early history of these towns is a record of brisk commercial expansion and active colonization.
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 brisk diplomatic intercourse between the Great King and the Greek states in the 4th century may have produced effects that were not merely political.
Constance is the centre of a brisk transit trade, while it has various factories and other industrial establishments.
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.
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.
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.
And we see a brisk diplomatic intercourse between the scattered Greek cities going on.
They are increased by cuttings in spring, which when taken off with a heel strike freely in brisk heat.
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.
Her step grew less brisk.
But Carlyle himself admits that Thiers is "a brisk man in his way, and will tell you much if you know nothing."
Pier and harbour accommodation has been extended and the shipping is brisk.
Its trade is also brisk.
Fairs are periodically held in the town; and the trade in timber, cereals, and linen and woollen goods is generally brisk.
Other industrial products are machinery, enamelled tinware, leather, alum, paper, earthenware, stoves and spirits, while a tolerably brisk trade is carried on in wool, feathers, cattle and horses.
The Jews, who are numerous, carry on a brisk trade in tobacco and grain exported to Galicia and Odessa.
But such transfers of human chattels occur seldom, and there is nothing during the English feudal period corresponding to the brisk trade in men characteristic of the ancient world.
There are brisk diurnal sea-breezes, and seasonal trades and counter-trades.
It has flour-mills, and carries on a brisk trade in exporting corn.
The merchants carry on a brisk trade, valued (apart from that of the fair) at more than £2,000,000 of purchases and £1,800,000 of sales; the principal items are corn q200,000 to 50o,000), salt, iron, tea, fish, groceries and manufactured goods.
during the whole time the flax is in steep. In a short time a brisk fermentation is set up, gases at first of pleasant odour, but subsequently becoming very repulsive, being evolved, and producing a frothy scum over the surface of the water.
The occasion of the siege of Idalium by Persians (which is commemorated in an important Cypriote inscription) is unknown."' Throughout this period, however, Athens and other Greek states maintained a brisk trade in copper, sending vases and other manufactures in return, and bringing Cyprus at last into full contact with Hellenism.
Owing to its position at the junction of several routes, Kerkuk has a brisk transit trade in hides, Persian silks and cottons, colouring materials, fruit and timber; but it owes its principal importance to its petroleum and naphtha springs.
By means of a very brisk rotation of cathode, combined with a rapid current of electrolyte, J.
After the decay of the flowers they should be returned to a brisk moist temperature of from 70° to 80° by day during summer to perfect their leaves, and then be ripened off in autumn.
The town carries on a brisk trade in wine, fruit and horses, and is one of the principal centres of horse-breeding in Hungary.
There is a brisk trade, especially in horses, cotton, leather-ware and all kinds of imported manufactured goods.
A brisk trade is carried on in wood, grain, fruit and wine, all of which are extensively produced in the vicinity.
A brisk foreign trade is carried on through the seaports of Konigsberg, the capital of the province, and Memel, the exports consisting mainly of timber and grain.
Its markets for cereals are among the most important in Prussia, and it is also the centre of a brisk trade in cattle, coals, building materials and the products of its various manufactories.
The industries include linen and damask weaving, tanning, brewing and the manufacture of pins, chemicals and machinery, and a brisk river trade is carried on in agricultural produce.
The rock-bound harbour admits large vessels, and there is a brisk trade in fish and eider-down.
There is a brisk trade in wine and oil; tobacco, glass and paper are manufactured.
Nagy-Varad is an important railway junction; it possesses extensive manufactures of pottery and large distilleries, and carries on a brisk trade in agricultural produce, cattle, horses, fruit and wine.
Saltcoats (pop. 8120), a mile to the south, is a popular seaside resort, with a brisk trade, due to its proximity to Ardrossan and Stevenston; the making of salt, once a leading industry, has ceased.
The town carries on a brisk trade in hops, corn and timber; there are also paper-pulp mills and oil factories.
The servants of the East India Company here fortified themselves in a strong position, and carried on a brisk investment in country goods, chiefly cottons and muslins.
It would by contracting or dilating become more brisk, or faint, and by the loss of many Rays, in some cases very obscure and dark; but I could never see it changed in specie.
They have there no appropriate colour, but ever appear of the colour of the light cast upon them, but yet with this difference, that they are most brisk and vivid in the light of their own day-light colour.
At Neutitschein manufactures of woollen cloth, flannel, hats, carriages and tobacco are carried on; and it is also the centre of a brisk trade.
Slavyansk carries on a brisk trade in salt, cattle and tallow.
It is situated on the right bank of the Danube, and carries on a brisk trade in wine and the agricultural produce of the neighbourhood.
Benin was discovered by the Portuguese about the year 1485, and they carried on a brisk trade in slaves, who were taken to Elmina and sold to the natives of the Gold Coast.
There is also a brisk trade in agricultural produce, hams, sausages, coal, wine, leather good and hops.
It carries on a brisk industry in silk fabrics.
Trade in these, and in horses, cattle and agricultural produce, is brisk.
Sulphuretted hydrogen is passed through the liquid until it is thoroughly saturated, the excess of sulphuretted hydrogen is expelled from the solution by a brisk stream of carbon dioxide, and the precipitate is filtered on a Gooch crucible and washed with water containing a little sulphuretted hydrogen and dried at 100° C.; it is then well washed with small quantities of pure carbon disulphide to remove any free sulphur, again dried and weighed.
New Ross has breweries and tan-yards, a salmon fishery, and a brisk export trade in agricultural produce.
Commerce is brisk, especially in raw products - corn, cattle, timber or wool.
We scampered over the rocks, inhaling the brisk sea air and later, we drove to Swampscott, to the north, and ate a pleasant sea food lunch.
A brisk nod, and Talal stepped away, waiting.
Slipping into a modest two-piece swimsuit with a full bottom part, she grabbed a towel and headed out at a brisk walk for the creek.
A number of brisk young men began with remarkable alacrity to tidy up the goods that remained disturbed.
An excellent way to keep the group together and keep the pace brisk.
brisk walking to a full weight lifting workout.
brisk pace, which let the music dance.
brisk breezes, six races were held.
brisk walk with the wind pushing got us to the top.
brisk effortless acceleration.
brisk westerly wind blowing all day, most of the interest was on the sea.
When Michael Mears said " Go Bristol " the pace was set - fairly brisk and very positive.
He can, quite suddenly, be rather brisk with some of the obvious anxieties about present behavior.
Only 1000 of these cards have been made and sales have been quite brisk since going on sale on 2 June.
The game's quest starts out in a very brisk manner, quickly moving you from dungeon to dungeon without delay.
Cornwell is superb at procedure, but far too brisk a writer to deliver sexual tension.
Business has become so brisk, she said she is thinking of opening her own business rather than find another job.
But they are apt to run wild, to get needlessly brisk, unpleasantly incessant.
Every week she enjoys a brisk canter through the countryside on one of her thoroughbreds.
Suddenly we are asked to stand and in walks Benedict XVI at a brisk pace in smart white cassock and stunning bright red shoes.
Limb tone is increased with brisk tendon reflexes, ankle clonus, and bilaterally extensor plantar responses.
And after dinner, go for a brisk walk to stimulate digestion.
Sports, running dancing, cycling, brisk walks help you produce endorphins making you feel better.
The only alternative was to use " Shank's Pony " so we set off at quite a brisk pace.
The jaw reflex was very brisk, there was no tendon reflexes in the limbs.
rustle in the brisk winter breeze.
scrabble for grip or tug at the steering wheel; it doesn't spin its front wheels on a brisk getaway.
Time to go home, " Jack said, administering brisk slaps to his cheeks.
The high temperature central regions drive the outer half of the star away in a brisk stellar wind, lasting a few thousand years.
We recommend a minimum of 30 minutes of exercise 3 times a week, even just brisk walking.
Examples include power walking, moving tho to race walking and brisk walking and end with gentle walking.
It is called " basket sugar," and meets with a brisk sale, at remunerative prices, among the Chinese coolies; and as the sugar as soon as cooled is packed ready for market, without losing any weight by draining, this branch of sugar-making is a most lucrative one whereever there is sufficient local demand.
After the decay of the flowers they should be returned to a brisk moist temperature of from 70Ã‚° to 80Ã‚° by day during summer to perfect their leaves, and then be ripened off in autumn.
Sulphuretted hydrogen is passed through the liquid until it is thoroughly saturated, the excess of sulphuretted hydrogen is expelled from the solution by a brisk stream of carbon dioxide, and the precipitate is filtered on a Gooch crucible and washed with water containing a little sulphuretted hydrogen and dried at 100Ã‚° C.; it is then well washed with small quantities of pure carbon disulphide to remove any free sulphur, again dried and weighed.
The few stubborn leaves still clinging to the trees rustle in the brisk winter breeze.
It does n't scrabble for grip or tug at the steering wheel; it does n't spin its front wheels on a brisk getaway.
Time to go home, Jack said, administering brisk slaps to his cheeks.
He loved his work and he loved the brisk night ride on his sledge and the gay tinkle of the sleigh-bells.
I was still gazing, when there came a sudden brisk tramp of feet in time and clash of steel behind me.
You can also add a 45 second super brisk walk to your treadmill workout in the same timeframe.
This brisk fragrance contains unusual notes that work surprisingly well together.
Through lunch, a sweaty workout or a brisk dive in the pool, a lipstick stain stays put and provides just enough color so that you won't feel as though you're sporting au natural lips.
Cool Water Frozen: With lavender, mint, rosemary, orange blossom, coriander, jasmine, sandalwood and moss, this scent is icy and brisk.
If the brisk chill of winter has you daydreaming of the warmer months ahead, take a peek at Benefit Coralista.
Activities such as running or brisk walking can increase your stamina and endurance and prepare you for a full day on the slopes.
Even taking a brisk walk for 10 or 15 minutes will help to clear your thoughts.
A co-worker may find great relief in taking a brisk walk around the building; still another may meditate, and a third will put on his headset to listen to music.
Exercise could also include a brisk walk, a workout session or full body stretching exercises.
When you feel anger rising, try some brisk aerobic exercise or weight lifting.
Others, such as taking several deep breaths or a brisk walk are simple for most people to do.
Sales were brisk as were the sales of his interior design books.
Who doesn't love to snuggle into warm fleece on a brisk winter's night?
Brisk daily walks are good, but a romp in an open field is even better.
It requires rich deep earth to form its finest leaves, and to raise the plants a brisk hot-bed is needed in February or March, in which to plunge the pots in which the seeds should be sown.
They should be plunged in a brisk bottom-heat, covered with hand-glasses, and shaded from bright sunshine.
The felt fedora, for example, kept gentlemen warm during the brisk chill of winter, while straw hats protected them from the sun during summer.
A man could hunt or engage in other brisk outdoor activities and keep warm and comfortable, while also looking sharp.
After all, this is the time when leaves begin to fall, fires begin to crackle, sweaters and jackets are pulled out and brisk weather makes its appearance.
Layer it beneath a sweater or hoodie on a brisk day.
Wear a vest alone for a brisk autumn walk, or layer it for extra warmth on cold winter days.
They are also perfect for a quick dash to the gym on a brisk day.
Some days are especially brisk, while others almost feel warm.
Many people find the fall a great time to be outdoors enjoying the brisk weather and dazzling colorful fall scenery.
White gold in color with a light green hue, the wine shows brisk, lively acidity and is best enjoyed when paired with food.
There is a brisk trade in baseball cards, and they are a very popular with a wide range of collectors.
Good choices include brisk walking, shooting baskets, and slow-paced tennis.
Examples of exercise that elevates the heart rate are bicycle riding, running, swimming, jumping rope, brisk walking, dancing, soccer, and basketball.
The recommended exercise goal is aerobic activity, such as brisk walking, at least 30 minutes per day, most days of the week.
The water should be lukewarm rather than hot, and the skin should be allowed to air-dry or be gently patted with a towel; brisk rubbing or the use of bath brushes must be avoided.
In addition, having intercourse, and even in some cases just going for a brisk walk, can cause sensitive tissues near the cervix to bleed slightly.
This is the time of year swimsuit retailers do brisk business.
They also may be necessary on nights when the weather is too brisk for even a pair of warm tights.
When the breezes turn cool and brisk, women's summer jackets are the perfect way to add some warmth without additional bulk.
Nature's Paintbrush - One of the new scents for fall 2011, Yankee describes this scent as brisk autumn air combined with notes of warm musk and spicy woods.
Not only is leaving the computer idle for a while each day and taking a brisk walk good for the body, it can also be inspirational.
Combine animal print, sleek leather and the warmth of brown with the Brisk.
Turn to Smartwool when you need something to really keep you toasty during those brisk months!
Available in two varieties, these synthetic rubber boots are waterproof and perfect for wearing on a brisk, rainy day.
Toyota sold over 100,000 Tundra trucks to U.S. consumers in the first year of production, and since that time, sales have continued to be brisk.
I alternated with doing brisk walks around the neighborhood at night.
Exercise programs needn't be onerous, and taking a brisk walk several times a week, going for a cycle ride or an early morning swim are all excellent ways to not only help lose weight, but also tone up the body.
This can be as simple as walking around your neighborhood at a brisk pace or as complicated as joining the gym.
Brisk walking for 30 minutes a day is a great way to burn calories and improve heart and muscle condition.
Walking requires nothing more than a comfortable pair of shoes, and a brisk walk around the block or around the neighborhood burns calories and gets your heart pumping.
These activities fall between three-and-a-half calories and seven calories per minute, with activities like brisk walking and biking falling higher within that range and cleaning and shopping falling near the bottom.
This category would include most organized exercise at the gym done at a brisk level, such as using the elliptical, jogging and running, playing sports, and more.
Besides brisk walking, other forms of cardiovascular routines include jogging, running, bicycling (indoors and out), roller-blading, swimming, step aerobics, dancing and rowing.
Now you can walk 45 minutes at a brisk pace.
How long can you sustain moderate physical activity such as jogging, brisk walking or other sports?
Start with brisk walks and work your weight up over time, but get clearance with your doctor first.
An extreme workout will cause more stress in a shorter time than a brisk walk.
A few times a day, get up from your desk and go up and down the stairs a few times or take a brisk walk around the outside of the building.
Medterms.com illustrates the concept of aerobic activity by defining it as, "Brisk physical activity that requires the heart and lungs to work harder to meet the body's increased oxygen demand."
Sales of the line were fairly brisk, but a year later she decided to take a break from the collection, mostly due to the failing economy.
Since it's not all that brisk air outside wreaking havoc on your skin, one might think the solution is to spend more time outdoors.
It's a pleasant but no-frills greasy spoon with a relaxed atmosphere--despite the brisk table turn-over and unlimited coffee that keeps its patrons wide-eyed.
When walking to shed pounds, maintain a brisk pace of about 2 to 4 mph.
When the chill of a brisk winter day is just too much to bear, slip into some Thermalwear for extra warmth.
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