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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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Tommy Brock watched him with one eye, through the window.
Tommy Brock snored industriously, with rather a snort.
Tod put down the pail beside the bed, took up the end of rope with the hook--hesitated, and looked at Tommy Brock.
He intended to hang it from the hook, dangling over the head of Tommy Brock, in order to make a sort of shower-bath, worked by a string, through the window.
The empty pail was not too heavy for him; he slung it up wobbling over the head of Tommy Brock.
Occasionally a drop splashed over; but still Tommy Brock snored regularly and never moved,--except one eye.
The moment he had gone, Tommy Brock got up in a hurry; he rolled Mr.
Yes--there was no doubt about it--it had turned out even better than he had planned; the pail had hit poor old Tommy Brock, and killed him dead!
Tod rushed upon Tommy Brock, and Tommy Brock grappled with Mr.
Tommy Brock put his foot in a jar of raspberry Jam.
When the kettle fell, Tommy Brock, who was still grinning, happened to be uppermost; and he rolled Mr.
There will never be any love lost between Tommy Brock and Mr.