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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.
The result was that, after some days, I came across an old dry well, the mouth of which was nearly hidden by brambles; and here, at the bottom, I discovered what I sought.
I am about to precipitate, to sink, to plunge myself into the abyss that is here before me, only to let the world know that while thou dost favour me there is no impossibility I will not attempt and accomplish." 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.
For certainly grapes (as the Scripture saith) will not be gathered of thorns or thistles; either can justice yield her fruit with sweetness, amongst the briars and brambles of catching and polling clerks, and ministers.
He goes softly poking about among bushes and brambles, and under rocks, and behind old wooden houses.
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. When my father returned from Milan, he found playing with me in the hall of our villa a child fairer than pictured cherub --a creature who seemed to shed radiance from her looks and whose form and motions were lighter than the chamois of the hills.
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.
bramble. velvet cupcakes Makes about 12 INGREDIENTS 300g brambles, plus extra to decorate 100g butter 100g chocolate, broken up 225g self-raising flour 175g caster sugar 2 tbsp cocoa 2 large eggs, lightly beaten ICING 100g very soft butter 250g icing sugar METHOD 1 Heat oven to 180/160C fan/gas 4 and line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper cases.
1: ROASTED DUCK BREASTS WITH BRAMBLE AND PORT SAUCE Ingredients Serves 2 For bramble and port sauce: 1tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 bay leaf 1 sprig fresh thyme or a pinch of dried Pinch of grated nutmeg 1tbsp red wine vinegar 2tbsp port 300ml good chicken stock Salt and freshly ground black pepper 100g brambles 1/2tsp cornflour mixed with a little water For the roast duck: 375g pack of 2 duck breasts 175g Brussels sprouts, thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, finely chopped Pinch of grated nutmeg Steamed asparagus and potatoes dauphinoise to serve Directions Heat the oil in a saucepan, add the onion and carrot and fry over a medium heat for about 10 minutes, stirring from time to time until the vegetables are a deep golden brown.
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BRAMBLE MILBURN (28.64sec), trained locally by Steve Anderson, emulated Dorotas Wildcat in becoming only the second greyhound to claim the scalp of Droopy Verve more than once with an 8-1 victory in the opening heat of the Conlon Family & Pinpoint Recruitment Laurels over 480m at Newcastle on Thursday, writes Jonathan Kay.
NEWCASTLE 18.22 (480m): Canny Rodney, Bertha Chomps, Geordie Loca, Boogardy Bravo, Jumeirah Poppy, Sporty Clyde 18.38 (480m) Handicap: Lick The Dish, Corrakelly Bolt, Target Primrose, Wraysbury Maggs, Flomur Jamie, Farloe Raider 18.56 (480m): Bramble Tudor, Brindlespotbabe, Tyrur Ivanka, Till Linnet, Bramble Ronnie, Shes A Maestro (W) 19.11 (480m): Romeo Vardy, Blackhouse Jay, Izzys Blue, Target Mink, Soju Hipster, Drumcrow Sly (W) 19.26 (480m) Handicap: Target Juliet, Wraysbury Romeo, Geordie Ivy, Thumbs Up Blake, Highview Prairie, Bramble Robson 19.42 (290m): Sillan Rose, Romeo Slipstream, Alnwick Keira, Sunoak Freya, Target Frost, Target Legacy (W) 19.58 (480m): Vicarage Madison, Aghaburren Blue, Crooks Calypso, Alnwick Razor, Jumeirah Bruno, Swift Lampos.