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 Meanings and Examples of BROOK
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brook
 n.  creek; stream
Classic Sentence: (49 in 4 pages)
1  This was the forest near Ingolstadt; and here I lay by the side of a brook resting from my fatigue, until I felt tormented by hunger and thirst.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 11
2  I slaked my thirst at the brook, and then lying down, was overcome by sleep.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 11
3  It was a little dell where they had seated themselves, with a leaf-strewn bank rising gently on either side, and a brook flowing through the midst, over a bed of fallen and drowned leaves.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
4  Pearl resembled the brook, inasmuch as the current of her life gushed from a well-spring as mysterious, and had flowed through scenes shadowed as heavily with gloom.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
5  If thou hadst a sorrow of thine own, the brook might tell thee of it," answered her mother, "even as it is telling me of mine.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
6  The child went singing away, following up the current of the brook, and striving to mingle a more lightsome cadence with its melancholy voice.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
7  So Pearl, who had enough of shadow in her own little life, chose to break off all acquaintance with this repining brook.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
8  With a hand's-breadth further flight, it would have fallen into the water, and have given the little brook another woe to carry onward, besides the unintelligible tale which it still kept murmuring about.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
9  The course of the little brook might be traced by its merry gleam afar into the wood's heart of mystery, which had become a mystery of joy.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
10  Yonder she is, standing in a streak of sunshine, a good way off, on the other side of the brook.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
11  I have a strange fancy," observed the sensitive minister, "that this brook is the boundary between two worlds, and that thou canst never meet thy Pearl again.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIX. THE CHILD AT THE BROOKSIDE
12  Pearl, without responding in any manner to these honey-sweet expressions, remained on the other side of the brook.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIX. THE CHILD AT THE BROOKSIDE
13  And beneath, in the mirror of the brook, there was the flower-girdled and sunny image of little Pearl, pointing her small forefinger too.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIX. THE CHILD AT THE BROOKSIDE
14  In the brook, again, was the fantastic beauty of the image, with its reflected frown, its pointed finger, and imperious gesture, giving emphasis to the aspect of little Pearl.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIX. THE CHILD AT THE BROOKSIDE
15  With these words she advanced to the margin of the brook, took up the scarlet letter, and fastened it again into her bosom.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIX. THE CHILD AT THE BROOKSIDE
Example Sentence:
1  In our room we could hear the murmur of a distant brook.
2  He would brook no serious dissent.
3  We will brook no opposition to the strategy.
4  At the bottom of the hill ran a little brook, and on the opposite side of it was a bank.
5  I thought of the life that lay before me -- _your_ life, sir -- an existence more expansive and stirring than my own: as much more so as the depths of the sea to which the brook runs are than the shallows of its own strait channel.
6  A watercourse is any flowing body of water; these include rivers, streams, and brooks.
7  Deep rivers move in silence, shallow brooks are noisy.