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Brocken

(brôk`ən), granite peak, 3,747 ft (1,142 m) high, central Germany; highest peak of the Harz Mts. Popular legend makes it the meeting place of the Walpurgis Night or Witches' Sabbath. The "Brocken scene" in Goethe's Faust is set there.

Brocken

a mountain in central Germany, formerly in East Germany: the highest peak of the Harz Mountains; important in German folklore. Height: 1142 m (3747 ft.). The Brocken Bow or Brocken Spectre is an atmospheric phenomenon in which an observer, when the sun is low, may see his enlarged shadow against the clouds, often surrounded by coloured lights
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His very thorough coverage of English and French criticism on the other hand is excellent, closing the circle begun in the first chapter's prehistory of the events surrounding the Brocken.
In an apparently small one, Brocken mentions, but seems to set no especial store by, Alan Lomax's Memories of a Ballad Hunter and Peter Kennedy's As I Roved Out, both from the 1950s.
Twelve writers were selected, out of around 1200 applications, to take part in eight weeks of paid training with three Scottish independent production companies, the winner being Brocken Spectre, who look like being a new shining light in Scottish film making.
Jarvis Humby, Kid Id, Suzanne Elizabeth Marron - Knights, M'bro pounds 10; The Smyths - Studio, Hartlepool pounds 8/pounds 7/pounds 6; Oxjam feat The Chapman Family, Billy The Kid, Grandma's House, King Simian - Ku Bar, Stockton pounds 5; The Dave Moseley Band - The Clarendon, Hartlepool FREE; Flashback - Forum, Darlington pounds 5; Brocken Angel - Acklam Iron Steelworks Athletic Club, M'bro; Jonny Williams - Royal British Legion Club, Kirkbymoorside; Little Stevie And The Business - The Station, Loftus; Live Wire - Ranch House Club, Stokesley; Declan's Karaoke - The Hardwick Pub, Stockton
BBC Radio Merseyside presenter Michael Brocken, 50, camped outside the Superdome in New Orleans with his wife Christine and daughter Stephanie, 18, after a soldier warned them not to seek refugee inside.
From the very beginning, Brocken makes his prejudices and point of view quite clear.
Freddy Dos Santos, Gashi again and David Brocken all came close to compounding United's misery as the men in blue joined the shooting queue.
SQUAD: De Vlieger (Anderlecht), Gaspercic (Extremadura/Spa), Brocken (Anderlecht), De Boeck (Anderlecht), Deflandre (FC Brugge), Hendrikx (Genk), Van Meir (Lierse), Oyen (Anderlecht), Peeters (Arminia Bielefeld), Van Kerckhoven (Schalke 04), Goor (Anderlecht), Tanghe (Mouscroun), Vanderhaeghe (Mouscroun), Walem (Parma/Ita), Clement (FC Brugge), Wilmots (Schalke 04), Mpenza (Standard), Mpenza (Standard), Strupar (Genk), Brogno (Westerlo).
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Meanwhile, Overton with Carl Maxwell, Sean O'Brien and Paul Brady on target found St Teresa's in rampant mood as Ste O'Connell hit a hat-trick and a double strike from Dan Brocken gave 'Tessies' a 5-3 win.
After a coach trip and a day around the cobbled streets of ancient Goslar, the Brocken Steam Railway awaits to carry you onwards and upwards through meadows, forests or snowscapes to the highest point of the Harz Mountains, the Brocken.
12 (435m): Riverview Dylan, Boherash Johanna, Forge Katie, Blue Selecta, Our Girl Una (M), Brocken Lance (M).