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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.
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.
The Bramble answered: 'You poor creature, if you would only call to mind the axes and saws which are about to hew you down, you would have reason to wish that you had grown up a Bramble, not a Fir-Tree.
and the Reindeer flew on over bush and bramble through the great wood, over moor and heath, as fast as he could go.
Logistics solutions firm Brambles has entered a 3-year deal with the global non-profit organisation The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN).
Freezing the brambles beforehand makes them easier to fold into the mix.
If we remain committed to assigning a category to Kaufmann's work, then the off-kilter fiction of the Hipsters and the Beats, those disaffected authors with skewed sensibilities and a distorted notion of narrative form, provides Brambles closest comparison.
Global Banking News-June 16, 2015--Deutsche Bank named depositary for Brambles sponsored Level I American Depositary Receipt Programme
FOLLOWING a refurbishment, the ever-popular Brambles Bar & Cafe welcomes customers all day every day from 10am to late evening.
GREYHOUND Zara spent her youth chasing dummy rabbits round a track - so her owner tried to keep her apart from her other pet, Brambles bunny.
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