How to use Brook in a sentence
On this matter Philip would brook no opposition.
The streams are well stocked with rainbow and brook trout.
After that other people brought water from a brook and sprinkled the earth.
It was a picture of a mill, near a beautiful brook.
When a solemn embassy of rebuke was sent to Zurich from a diet held at Lucerne, on the 26th of January 1524, the city replied that in matters relating to the Word of God and the salvation of souls she would brook no interference.Advertisement
I "hooked" the apples, leaped the brook, and scared the musquash and the trout.
In 1676, during " Bacon's Rebellion," a party of Virginians under Bacon's command killed about 150 Indians who were defending a fort on a hill a short distance east of the site of Richmond in the " Battle of Bloody Run," so called because the blood of the slain savages is said to have coloured the brook (or " run ") at the base of the hill.
It was not in the mood of Japanes officialdom at that time to brook such assaults.
The name Brussel seems to have been derived from Broeksele, the village on the marsh or brook, and probably it was the most used point for crossing the Senne on the main Roman and Frank road between Tournai and Cologne.
Nantygof, the blacksmith's brook; Trefecca, the house of Rebecca; Llwyn Madoc, Madoc's grove; Pantsaeson, the Saxons' glen, &c. An historical origin is frequently commemorated, notably in the many foundations of the Celtic missionaries of the 5th, 6th and 7th centuries, wherein the word llan (church) precedes a proper name; thus every Llanddewi recalls the early labours of Dewi Sant (St David); every Llandeilo, those of St Teilo; and such names as Llandudno, Llanafan, Llanbadarn and the like commemorate SS.Advertisement
Napoleon, who could brook no equal, was nourishing the secret hope that his confederate might be used as a docile subordinate in the realization of his own plans, and the confederate soon came to suspect that he was being duped.
Mancini, unable to brook exclusion, insisted, however, upon accompanying the king.
Among the attractions in this direction are Buttermilk Falls and ravine, on the outskirts of the city, Lick Brook Falls and glen and Enfield Falls and glen, the last 7 m.
Jackson could brook no criticism from one whom he had considered a friend; Calhoun, moreover, angered the president still further by his evident sanction of the social proscription of Mrs Eaton (q.v.); the political views of the two men, furthermore, were becoming more and more divergent, and the rupture between the two became complete.
The Savick Brook is flowing in from the right over a stone weir.Advertisement
But I am a patient man and the sun is shining, the brook that fronts my home on wheels is singing.
Other institutions include the Woolwich polytechnic and the Brook fever hospital, Shooter's Hill.
Hermon in Syria, overlooking a deep amphitheatre from which a brook flows to the Hasbani.
Meanwhile Henry had been developing a serious interest in politics, and he could brook no superior in whatever sphere he wished to shine.
Most important of all, however, he was the originator of "The Brook Farm Institute of Education and Agriculture."Advertisement
The failure of Brook Farm left Ripley poor and feeling keenly the defeat of his project; but the event forced him at last to devote himself to that career of literary labour in which the real success of his life was achieved.
There are many good houses in the districts of Brook Green in the south-east, and Ravenscourt Park and Starch Green in the west.
The doctrine which in others seemed to produce all sorts of extravagances - communistic experiments at Brook Farm and Fruitlands, weird schemes of political reform, long hair on men and short hair on women - in his sane, wellbalanced nature served only to lend an ideal charm to the familiar outline of a plain, orderly New England life.
Sibson, the 19th century antiquarian, mentions finding the Road in the field to the west of the Smallbrook stream in Brook Meadow.
The Caravans The three modern caravans are set among spacious lawns, surrounded by trees and shrubs and overlooking the brook.Advertisement
The field latrines were located by a small brook.
Ah little brook you'll miss us right well we know.
The mill brook exit can be seen along the footpath the old medieval Main Road from Abbey Street to Sixfields.
Brook believes that contraception should be available free to all who need it.
Mr Brook, 03 Oct 05 This car park is extremely convenient, within easy walking distance of the terminal building.Advertisement
River Derwent and Bassenthwaite Lake Cumbria The Derwent represents brook lamprey Lampetra planeri in a high-quality, oligotrophic river in northern England.
In addition, the river supports a good range of native fish species, including brook lamprey and brown trout.
Earlier in the day he had spotted a very photogenic site where some young ponies were wading in a shallow brook.
A 2005 shot of the location where the Tottle Brook once fed into the paddling pool.
Brook Miller showed a pre-production model of the new Kia Sedona Carnival, fresh from its world premier at the Geneva Motor Show.Advertisement
The remains of a village pump can be seen on the south side of the Brook.
The Clough Brook becomes a raging torrent in stormy weather.
My eyes wandered to the fruit tress on the left of the brook.
Guides point out the best places to fish for the Bow River brook trout.
Stockton Brook Top Lock No 9. The old stables have been turned into a house, with rather unsightly conservatories.Advertisement
It's delightful in this campground with a singing brook outside my door, serenading me as I work.
In ancient times a brook flowed down the valley of the Kidron, and it is possible that a stream flowed also through the Tyropoeon valley.
Separated from Lycabettus by a depression to the south-west, through which flows a brook, now a covered drain (probably to be identified with the Eridanus), stands the remarkable oblong rocky mass of the Acropolis (512 ft.), rising precipitously on all sides except the western; its summit was partially levelled in prehistoric times, and the flat area was subsequently enlarged by further cutting and by means of retaining walls.
This stream, which has hitherto been regarded as the eastern branch of the Ilissus rising at Kaesariane, has been identified by Dorpfeld with a brook descending from the south slope of Lycabettus and conducted in an artificial channel to the north-western end of the city, where it made its exit through the walls, eventually joining the Ilissus.
In the rivers and lakes pike, pickerel, white fish and sturgeon supply food for the natives, and the brook trout is found in the small mountain streams. The turtle and frog also appear.Advertisement
The same idea had, however, occurred to Ladmirault, and he had called on the two nearest French cavalry divisions to put it into execution, and as the Prussians began to reach the plateau west of Mars-la-Tour and the Yron brook from the south, the French were deploying across it some two thousand yards to the north.
The problem of vibrating cords, which had been some time before resolved by Brook Taylor (1685-1731) and d'Alembert, became the subject of a long discussion conducted in a generous spirit between Bernoulli and his friend Euler.
Brook trout are found, especially in the streams in the western part of the state, and bass, pickerel, perch and smaller fish occur in the rivers and other inland waters.
The " transcendental movement," which sprang out of German affiliations and produced as one of its results the well-known community of Brook Farm (1841-1847), under the leadership of Dr George Ripley, was a Massachusetts growth, and in passing away it left, instead of traces of an organization, a sentiment and an aspiration for higher thinking which gave Emerson his following.
A small brook named Barri runs here into the sea, whence the place was formerly known in Welsh as Aber-Barri, but the name of both the river and the island is supposed to be derived from Baruch, a Welsh saint of the 7th century, who had a cell on the island.Advertisement
To Washington, Military and Lincoln parks, the older ones near the heart of the city, there have been added Branch Brook (277 acres), Weequahic (265.8 acres), West Side (23 acres), and East Side (12.5 acres) parks.
They are distributed along both banks of the Kerwan, a brook which flows south through the Wadi-ed-Der to join the Zerka or Jabbok; but all the principal buildings are situated on the level ground to the right of the stream.
In winter it is often so deeply covered with snow as to be well-nigh inaccessible, while in spring and autumn it is frequently flooded by the waters of a small brook which becomes a torrent after rain or a thaw.
Here he drank of the brook and was fed by ravens, who night and morning brought him bread and flesh.
Should it be thought that the traces of the more valuable sorts of plant food (such as compounds of nitrogen, phosphates, and potash salts) existing in ordinary brook or river water can never bring an appreciable amount of manurial matter to the soil, or exert an appreciable effect upon the vegetation, yet the quantity of water used during the season must be taken into account.
The Kapitel-Stadt, sometimes called the Bishop's Town, with the palace of the Roman Catholic archbishop, and his late Gothic cathedral, dating from the 15th century, lies eastward of the 1Vledvescak, a brook which flows into the Save.
It lies in the valley of a stream called in early times the Blackeburn, but now known as the Brook.
A part, adjoining Highgate on the north, lies at an elevation between 300 and 400 ft., while a portion in the Church End district lies lower, in the valley of the Dollis Brook.
The valley of the Lugley brook separates the village from the steep conical hill crowned by the castle, the existence of which has given Carisbrooke its chief fame.
Taos (pop. in 1900, 419) is one of the most imposing of the pueblos, consisting of two six-storeyed pyramidal tenements, separated by a brook.
The queen delayed the appointment, and Bacon's fortunes, as they then stood, could ill brook delay.
The Carey brook, by the side of which the abbey stands, was formerly called the Margy, and on its waters according to tradition dwelt the four children of Lir, changed to swans by their step-mother until St Columba released them from enchantment.
It was during this period that Nathaniel Hawthorne had his short experience of Brook Farm, of which so many suggestions appear in the Blithedale Romance, though his preface to later editions effectually disposed of the idea - which gave him great pain - that he had either drawn his characters from persons there, or had meant to give any actual description of the colony.
But Chatham could not brook the thought of a step which implied submission to the "natural enemy" whom it had been the main object of his life to humble, and he declaimed for a considerable time, though with sadly diminished vigour, against the motion.
But Aratus, whose jealousy could not brook to see a Spartan at the head of the Achaean league called in Antigonus Doson of Macedonia, and Cleomenes, after conducting successful expeditions to Megalopolis and Argos, was finally defeated at Sellasia, to the north of Sparta, in 222 or 221 B.C. He took refuge at Alexandria with Ptolemy Euergetes, but was arrested by his successor, Ptolemy Philopator, on a charge of conspiracy.
Of the tributaries to the Delaware river the northernmost is Flat Brook, 25 m.
In 1876 the " national " line was extended to Bound Brook (as the Delaware & Bound Brook) and this road, the North Pennsylvania & Central Railroad of New Jersey, were operated under a tripartite agreement as a through line between New York and Philadelphia; but in 1879 these three lines were leased for 99 0 years to the Philadelphia & Reading railway.
In the centre meanwhile the two infantries stood fast for eight hours, separated by the brook, while the artillery on both sides fired into it at short range.
The game fish include the bass (small-mouth and large-mouth), brook trout, pike, pickerel, and muskallonge, and there are many other large and small food fishes.
The blood and refuse were discharged through a drain into the brook Kedron; this drain probably still remains, in the Bir el-Arwah, under the "Dome of the Rock" in the mosque which covers the site of the temple.
In 1840 the club began to issue an official organ, The Dial, and the settlement of Brook Farm followed in 1841.
There are state hatcheries at Madison (for brook and rainbow trout), Bayfield (brook, rainbow and lake trout and whitefish), Oshkosh (lake trout, whitefish and wall-eyed pike), Minocqua (pike, bass and muskallonge), Delafield (black bass and wall-eyed pike) and Wild Rose (brook trout).
Hymettus, and skirts the eastern extremity of the city of Athens; but this, notwithstanding its celebrity, is a mere brook, which stands in pools a great part of the year, and in summer is completely dry.
A pile of rocks surrounded by trees is shown as the grave of Hamlet, and Ophelia's brook is also pointed out, but both are, of course, inventions.
Arlington is an important centre for market-gardening (in hot-houses), and along Mill Brook, in the township, are several factories, including chrome works, a large mill and a manufactory of pianoforte cases.
Fossil wood of the Pinites type (Pityoxylon) has been described from England, France, Germany, Sweden, Spitsbergen, North America and elsewhere; some of the best British examples have been obtained from the so-called Pine-raft, the remains of water-logged and petrified wood of Lower Greensand age, seen at low water near Brook Point in the Isle of Wight.
By this peace Gustavus succeeded in excluding Muscovy from the Baltic. "I hope to God," he declared to the Stockholm diet in 1617, when he announced the conclusion of peace, "that the Russians will feel it a bit difficult to skip over that little brook."
One minute she's babbling like a spring brook; the next second it's back in the shell.
I can't stand this any-moreâ€”come on, let's put our feet in the brook!
Vertebrate species in the Irish Vertebrate Red Data Book include whiskered bat, shoveler, pochard and brook lamprey.
The golf course access bridge crosses the brook at the end of the lane at the far side of the BNFL sports ground.
Nearby ran a shallow brook, no more than a few feet deep, in which the ` swimming ' was to take place.
The shallow brook flowing between muddy paths like a fine sheet of water.
Finding a nearby brook, he stared down into the water.
On the southern bank of the Brook, there is a fairly dense thicket, through which a pronounced ditch runs to the stream.
It uses the first floor above its own premises and extends over the adjoining travel agent's shop in Upper Brook Street as well.
The larger dragonflies, particularly brown, southern and migrant hawkers, patrol sheltered sections of HarperÃ¢s Brook.
Sadly one almost expects waterways to have assorted junk in them and Salmon's Brook is no exception.
Both salmon and brown trout are present in the river, in addition to species such as brook lamprey.
Although a brook may appear crystal-clear, it nevertheless transports more than enough organic matter to feed a multitude of insect inhabitants.
The masses of wild garlic by the Sylfaen brook, close to the A458, concluded an aromatic but rather nervy outing.
For fifty years, Peter Brook's opera, stage, and film productions have held audiences spellbound.
Some of the old tombstones may now be seen used to make a crossing to the little brook at Tiscot.
Brook Hall is the center of a bio-energy project based on coppiced willow.
His avidity was insatiable and he could brook no opposition; but, unlike his father, he was morose, silent and unsympathetic. His next conquests were Camerino and Urbino, but his power was now greatly shaken by the conspiracy of La Magione (a castle near Perugia where the plotters met).
In his Treatise on Perspective (1712) he explained the mathematical principles of that art; and anticipated the method afterwards elaborated by Brook Taylor.
I had just sunk my head on this when the bells rung fire, and in hot haste the engines rolled that way, led by a straggling troop of men and boys, and I among the foremost, for I had leaped the brook.
Savick Brook / Ribble Link below Lock No 8. The sewer outfall is just to the left.
Beth Brook, 11 April 2006 My interview at UCL followed a very similar pattern.
For fifty years, Peter Brook 's opera, stage, and film productions have held audiences spellbound.
Visitors are led along a small brook and stroll through the dunes to discover sea birds, squawking gulls, a seal and penguins.
Keep the brook to your right and cross several tributaries coming from your left.
Current tufa formation at Nash Brook appears to reflect the interaction of hydrological and biological controls.
Across the parish at Sheepstor, the village 's pretty brook was turned into something resembling fast-flowing white-water rapids.
The school campus is located on 155 landscaped acres including a rural brook that continues to flow through the center of the campus.
Few plants surpass a strong, well-flowered clump of Hemerocallis fulva, as we have seen it, mixed with a group of male Fern near a brook.
Some white noise machines also offer other ambient sound options, such as the sound of waves on a beach or the babbling of a brook or stream.
You can add these colors with water scenes in paintings, such as a meandering brook that appears to flow into your room.
Some people prefer the sound of rushing water, while others prefer the sound of gentle rain or a bubbling brook.
I have written the unit studies, The Prairie Primer and Where the Brook and River Meet, and compiled and edited the companion poetry resource, Anne's Anthology.
My favorite study in Further Up and Further In is "Horse and His Boy" and my favorite study in Where Brook and River Meet is about Matthew's death.
A recent study has been conducted by researchers at the State University of New York at Stony Brook that looks into the debate.
The classic and beautiful Stony Brook collection of Thomasville kids furniture is also sure to please your child, no matter what his or her age might be.
Our campsites are going to be along the Swift River, a fast running brook that travels for miles over soft stones, smooth from years of fast-running water.
More importantly, these boots are made with water resistant suede; so should you find yourself wading through a brook and stomping through cheery puddles, you needn't fear the wildnerness!
The Kelly Brook lingerie collection was launched after the former model's swimsuit line proved to be a huge success.
Kelly Brook was born Kelly Parsons in Kent, Rochester, England.
Not wanting to give up her modeling career, in 2001 Kelly Brook released her first calendar.
In 2006, Brook designed an exclusive swimwear collection for the UK based store New Look.
Following the success of her swimwear line, Kelly Brook entered the world of lingerie and her collection was launched at the end of 2007.
The Kelly Brook lingerie collection manages to be both sweet and sexy at the same time.
Brook also uses wonderful materials in her collection that include silk, satin and ribbon.
Unfortunately, if you don't live near one of the hundreds of New Look stores in the UK or France, you are going to have a difficult time purchasing Kelly Brook lingerie.
Overall though, the average price of a bra in the Kelly Brook collection is around ?20, so it would be around $40, which is completely competitive with items from popular lingerie stores such as Victoria's Secret.
From a bubbling brook to the rustling leaves of a rainforest, sometimes you just need to return to nature to ground yourself, find peace, and relieve yourself of worldly stresses.
It starts with sultry tropical rain, moves on to a babbling brook, energizes with a torrential thunderstorm, and closes out with calming ocean surf.
Billy Hufsey was born in Brook Park, Ohio on December 8, 1958.
Two other judges, Cheryl Cole and Kelly Brook, were slated to appear on the show, but were unceremoniously cut before the program went to air.
The action in Jerseylicious is based in the Green Brook, New Jersey based Gatsby Salon.
I can't stand this any-more—come on, let's put our feet in the brook!
But let judgment roll down like waters and justice like a perennial brook."
The most interesting of all the experiments, not alone from its own history, but also from the fact that it attracted the support of many of the most intellectual and cultured Americans was that of Brook Farm.
This river, which, at ordinary times, was little more than an ill-smelling brook at one side of an immense bed, was occasionally converted into a formidable and destructive torrent.
The word has been derived from the Arabic Kedr, worth or value, or from Kedrat, strong, and has been supposed by some to have taken its origin from the brook Kedron, in Judaea.
A company of Waldenses founded a second settlement in 1658, at Stony Brook, about 2 m.
When a line of willows indicates the whereabouts of a brook, the horse should be well collected, a clear place selected, so far as circumstances allow, and the pace increased, though in short strides, up to the very brink.
If the hounds jump at the brook, even though they fail to clear it, the rider may take it for granted that at that place the leap is within the capacity of any ordinary hunter in his stride; hence if, when going at three parts speed, a horse's feet come just right to take off, the mere momentum of his body would take him over a place 15 ft.
Nantyffin, the boundary brook; Aberporth, mouth of the harbour; Talybont, end of the bridge; Troedyrhiw, foot of the hill; Dyffryn, a valley, &c. Other place-names imply a personal connexion in addition to natural features, e.g.
In September the "Brook Farm Institute of Agriculture and Education" was formally organized, the members signing the Articles of Association and forming an unincorporated joint - stock company.
Emerson refused, in a kind and characteristic letter, to join the undertaking, and though he afterwards wrote of Brook Farm with not uncharitable humour as "a perpetual picnic, a French Revolution in small, an age of reason in a patty-pan," among its founders were many of his near friends.
But the individuality of the old Brook Farm was gone.
The best account of Brook Farm is Lindsay Swift's Brook Farm, Its Members, Scholars and Visitors (New York, 1900).
Close to the school is St Paul's preparatory school, and at Brook Green is a girls' school in connexion with the main school.
When Kelly Brook's lingerie link is up and running at the New Look website, remember that the prices given are in British Pounds.
A man of deep learning and originality, proud and a victim to the odium theologicum, lie could brook no rivalry.
At a time when Ralph Waldo Emerson could write to Thomas Carlyle, "We are all a little wild here with numberless projects of social reform; not a reading man but has a draft of a new community in his waistcoat pocket," - the Brook Farm project certainly did not appear as impossible a scheme as many others that were in the air.
At the visitors' request the young people sang the quartette, "The Brook," with which everyone was delighted.