They were sombre blues, opaque like a delicately carved bowl in lapis lazuli, and yet with a quivering lustre that suggested the palpitation of mysterious life; there were purples, horrible like raw and putrid flesh, and yet with a glowing, sensual passion that called up vague memories of the Roman Empire of Heliogabalus; there were reds, shrill like the berries of holly -- one thought of Christmas in England, and the snow, the good cheer, and the pleasure of children -- and yet by some magic softened till they had the swooning tenderness of a dove's breast; there were deep yellows that died with an unnatural passion into a green as fragrant as the spring and as pure as the sparkling water of a mountain brook
. Who can tell what anguished fancy made these fruits?
Next, I sent an engineer and forty men to a point just beyond our lines on the south, to turn a mountain brook that was there, and bring it within our lines and under our command, arranging it in such a way that I could make instant use of it in an emergency.
There was a sudden rush and roar, and in a minute the mountain brook was raging through the big ditch and creating a river a hundred feet wide and twenty- five deep.
Before we halted to eat or rest, we stood beside a little mountain brook
beneath the wondrous trees of the primeval forest in an atmosphere of warmth and com-fort.
Judge Robert S Vance - a member of the Atlantabased 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals - was in his kitchen in Mountain Brook
, Alabama, on December 16, 1989, when he opened a package.
A subsidiary of M D C Holdings Inc (NYSE:MDC), Richmond American Homes of Virginia Inc reported on Wednesday the grand opening of its two new Virginia communities: Mountain Brook
Estates and Twin Lakes Overlook.
Apartments is located at 134-154 Innis Avenue and is comprised of 17 buildings and contains 288 units.
Among Tuesday's other Wikipedia edits from Congress are pages about The All-American Rejects, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and the town of Mountain Brook
Schools (AL)--The resources help kick off the district's annual learning conference to spark conversations all weeklong.
According to Andrew Virciglio, beer and wine buyer at Crestline Piggly Wiggly in Mountain Brook
, Ala., ginger beer has taken off at the chain.
"I think the report gives us some tools and allows us to rethink schools," says Joani Kay, technology coordinator at Mountain Brook
High School in Alabama and one of the members of the panel this year.