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  • Wonderland, "travelling sketches from the Caucasus, 1903;" Brushwood, "short stories, 1903;" The Wild Choir, "a collection of poems, 1904;

    Hunger

  • In 2003, for example, David Brushwood, who is both an attorney and a professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, told the Decatur News that physicians once had a cordial relationship with drug cops--that if a doctor suspected a patient was diverting, he would cooperate with the police to turn in the patient.

    Radley Balko: The New Panic Over Prescription Painkillers

  • Since the DEA campaign, Brushwood said, the cops "watch as a small problem becomes a much larger problem . . . [then] they bring the SWAT team in with bulletproof vests and M16s . . . with charges [of] murder and manslaughter."

    Radley Balko: The New Panic Over Prescription Painkillers

  • Brushwood associations on the peat soils are composed mainly of grey willow Salix cinerea, dwarf birch Betula humilis and Pinus silvestris.

    Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park, Belarus

  • Brushwood associations on the peat soils are composed mainly of Salix cinerea, Betula humilis and Pinus silvestris.

    Bialowieza Forest, Poland

  • “I think this must be Brushwood Cross,” resumed Parker, who had the map on his knee.

    Unnatural Death

  • Brushwood, plastic fences, or fine nylon nets are first laid on the soil for temporary stabilization.

    2. Experiences with Casuarinas

  • Brushwood and dead leaves were gathered; flint and steel were struck.

    Conan of Cimmeria

  • His very vivid and active imagination enables him not only to humanize animal life with remarkable success, as in the prose 'Jungle-Books,' but to range finely in the realms of the mysterious, as in the short stories 'They' and 'The Brushwood Boy.'

    A History of English Literature

  • One book, "The Day's Work," deserves particular mention, as it contains some of his best stories, such as "The Brushwood Boy," and exhibits especially the three cardinal points of his philosophy of life -- "Work,"

    The Short-story

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