What are Brooks?

  • (noun): United States literary critic and historian (1886-1963).
    Synonyms: Van Wyck Brooks

Some articles on brooks:

Rue Meridian
... This is a list of the characters in the Shannara series by Terry Brooks ... from The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara series by Terry Brooks ... The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara and High Druid of Shannara trilogies byTerry Brooks ...
William Edwin Brooks
... William Edwin Brooks (July 30, 1828, near Dublin, Ireland - January 18, 1899, Mount Forest, Ontario) was a civil engineer in India and an ornithologist ... His third son Allan Brooks, named after Hume, became an ornithologist and artist of repute ... In 1887, Brooks moved his family from Milton, Ontario, to a new farm at Chilliwack, British Columbia ...

Famous quotes containing the word brooks:

    The scientific mind is atrophied, and suffers under inherited cerebral weakness, when it comes in contact with the eternal woman—Astarte, Isis, Demeter, Aphrodite, and the last and greatest deity of all, the Virgin.
    —Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918)

    G’him a drink. Give him a drink. I said GIVE HIM A DRINK!
    —Richard Brooks (1912–1992)

    [The] elderly and timid single gentleman in Paris ... never drove down the Champs Elysees without expecting an accident, and commonly witnessing one; or found himself in the neighborhood of an official without calculating the chances of a bomb. So long as the rates of progress held good, these bombs would double in force and number every ten years.
    —Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918)