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Letter "B" » Brooks
«Come live with me, and be my love, and we will some new pleasures prove, Of golden sands, and crystal brooks, With silken lines and silver hooks»
Author: John Donne
, new line
, silver lining
, the Crystal
«Brooks Robinson belongs in a higher league.»
«Asahel the brother of Joab was one of the thirty; Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem, / Shammah the Harodite, Elika the Harodite, / Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite, / Abiezer the Anethothite, Mebunnai the Hushathite, / Zalmon the Ahohite, Maharai the Netophathite, / Heleb the son of Baanah, a Netophathite, Ittai the son of Ribai out of Gibeah of the children of Benjamin, / Benaiah the Pirathonite, Hiddai of the brooks of Gaash, / Abialbon the Arbathite, Azmaveth the Barhumite, / Eliahba the Shaalbonite, of the sons of Jashen, Jonathan, / Shammah the Hararite, Ahiam the son of Sharar the Hararite, / Eliphelet the son of Ahasbai, the son of the Maachathite, Eliam the son of Ahithophel the Gilonite, / Hezrai the Carmelite, Paarai the Arbite, / Igal the son of Nathan of Zobah, Bani the Gadite, / Zelek the Ammonite, Nahari the Beerothite, armourbearer to Joab the son of Zeruiah, / Ira an Ithrite, Gareb an Ithrite, / Uriah the Hittite: thirty and seven in all.»
, Seven Sons
«And they shall turn the rivers far away; and the brooks of defence shall be emptied and dried up: the reeds and flags shall wither.»
«For the LORD thy God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills; / A land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig trees, and pomegranates; a land of oil olive, and honey; / A land wherein thou shalt eat bread without scarceness, thou shalt not lack any thing in it; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills thou mayest dig brass.»
, Land A
, olive oil
, pomegranate tree
«Also the valiant men of the armies were, Asahel the brother of Joab, Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem, / Shammoth the Harorite, Helez the Pelonite, / Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite, Abiezer the Antothite, / Sibbecai the Hushathite, Ilai the Ahohite, / Maharai the Netophathite, Heled the son of Baanah the Netophathite, / Ithai the son of Ribai of Gibeah, that pertained to the children of Benjamin, Benaiah the Pirathonite, / Hurai of the brooks of Gaash, Abiel the Arbathite, / Azmaveth the Baharumite, Eliahba the Shaalbonite, / The sons of Hashem the Gizonite, Jonathan the son of Shage the Hararite, / Ahiam the son of Sacar the Hararite, Eliphal the son of Ur, / Hepher the Mecherathite, Ahijah the Pelonite, / Hezro the Carmelite, Naarai the son of Ezbai, / Joel the brother of Nathan, Mibhar the son of Haggeri, / Zelek the Ammonite, Naharai the Berothite, the armourbearer of Joab the son of Zeruiah, / Ira the Ithrite, Gareb the Ithrite, / Uriah the Hittite, Zabad the son of Ahlai, / Adina the son of Shiza the Reubenite, a captain of the Reubenites, and thirty with him, / Hanan the son of Maachah, and Joshaphat the Mithnite, / Uzzia the Ashterathite, Shama and Jehiel the sons of Hothan the Aroerite, / Jediael the son of Shimri, and Joha his brother, the Tizite, / Eliel the Mahavite, and Jeribai, and Joshaviah, the sons of Elnaam, and Ithmah the Moabite, / Eliel, and Obed, and Jasiel the Mesobaite.»
«And Ahab called Obadiah, which was the governor of his house. (Now Obadiah feared the LORD greatly: / For it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of the LORD, that Obadiah took an hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty in a cave, and fed them with bread and water.) / And Ahab said unto Obadiah, Go into the land, unto all fountains of water, and unto all brooks: peradventure we may find grass to save the horses and mules alive, that we lose not all the beasts.»
«`Somebody's sharp.' `Who is?' asked the gentleman, laughing . . . `Only Brooks of Sheffield,' said Mr Murdstone.»
«And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.»
«He murmurs near the running brooksA music sweeter than their own.»