bramble


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any of various rough thorny shrubs or vines

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What he recounted was in substance this: -- He followed his victim to the vicinity of the pool; there shot his horse with a pistol; despatched its rider with the butt end; possessed himself of the pocket-book, and, supposing the horse dead, dragged it with great labour to the brambles by the pond.
With these words he approached the cavern, and perceived that it was impossible to let himself down or effect an entrance except by sheer force or cleaving a passage; so drawing his sword he began to demolish and cut away the brambles at the mouth of the cave, at the noise of which a vast multitude of crows and choughs flew out of it so thick and so fast that they knocked Don Quixote down; and if he had been as much of a believer in augury as he was a Catholic Christian he would have taken it as a bad omen and declined to bury himself in such a place.
So saying, he drew his companion along toward a group of rocks that rose upon one point of the island; there, after searching for some time, he began to rummage among the brambles, and, in so doing, scratched his hands until they bled.
It stood on a slight elevation in the midst of a large, stony field overgrown with brambles, and cultivated in patches and only in the most primitive way.
She continued with her foster parents and bloomed in their rude abode, fairer than a garden rose among dark-leaved brambles.
After wandering about for a long time, they found in a pasture near Finchley a poor shed, with walls of mud, and roof of grass and brambles, built for some cowherd, but now deserted.
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Five workers at Bramble Hollow care home, in Hetton-le-Hole, Sunderland, have been sacked following the "appalling" incidents.
PREMIER League footballer Titus Bramble said a woman who accused him of sexual assault was ''touchy-feely and flirty'' and kissed him ''passionately'' as they shared a taxi from a Teesside nightclub.
London, May 31( ANI ): Sunderland defender Titus Bramble, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman, has said she was touchy feely and flirty with him, and even kissed him passionately.
SUNDERLAND star Titus Bramble was last night bailed by police after he was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and possessing a Class A drug Premier League star Bramble, 30, had been out at a singles evening in Yarm, Teesside, shortly before his arrest early yesterday.
Josie and Bramble lost their eyes through poor health.
The Brambles and Bramble Stable, Rosemarket, Milford Haven WHAT?
WIGAN footballer Titus Bramble has been banned from driving for the second time - for using his mobile phone while at the wheel.
JET-SETTING Titus Bramble has been warned by Graeme Souness to choose between partying and the Premiership.