The comte, still paler than Raoul, followed his son, painfully traversing briers
and bushes, stones and ditches, Raoul not appearing to touch the earth, no obstacle seeming to impede the lightness of his march.
The area had once been a grass plot, but was now shagged with briers and rank weeds.
He scrambled over rock and stone, through brush and brier, rolled down banks like a hedgehog, scrambled up others like a catamount.
I watched him striding along, through bog and brier
, tapping with his stick, until he turned the end of a hill and disappeared in the next hollow.
He darted onward--straight, headlong--dashing through brier
and brake, and leaping gate and fence as madly as his dog, who careered with loud and sounding bark before him.
' terrific short pass allowed Mike Cooper to crash over by the posts.
, 58, abused his position as chief executive of Age Concern South Tyneside to unlawfully pocket hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Det Insp Sally Macdonald, of Northumbria Police, said: "Over a sustained period of time, John Briers
systematically defrauded the charity for whom he worked and consistently attempted to divert the blame for his actions.
Devious John Briers
was at the helm of Age ConcernSouth Tynesidewhen he pocketed huge amounts of the organisation's money in a disgraceful abuse of his trusted position.
WARRINGTON Wolves and former Wales International Lee Briers
has announced his retirement on medical advice.
WARRINGTON'S Lee Briers
has urged the RFL to scrap the controversial Club Call - on the day the Wolves pick their opponents for next weekend's Super League semi-finals.
But the Wolves victory was marred in controversy after Lee Briers
amazingly escaped a red card.
SWINTON v WHITEHAVEN Premier Sports, 7.30pm LEE BRIERS
knows how to raise his game when the occasion calls for it, writes Matthew Ireland.
WARRINGTON talisman Lee Briers
spoke of his relief last night after being cleared to play again.
But Richard Briers
was one man who was truly deserved of the title.