Jean-Claude Van-Damme is called the muscles from Brussels.
The European Union has two Parliament buildings – one in Brussels and a second in Strasbourg, France.
She’d hidden it in the back of the freezer in a jar, inside a box of Brussels sprouts.
Gillian Flynn -- Gone Girl
International baggage claim in the Brussels airport was large and airy, with multiple carousels circling endlessly.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
I take a deep breath and can smell the food: turkey and stuffing, sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts, pumpkin pie.
Pittacus Lore -- I Am Number Four
The capital of Colombia is: Brussels, Santiago, Bogota, Jakarta.
Sharon M. Draper -- Out of My Mind
You’ll be telling me to open the tunnel so that Mr. Train can deliver some mushy Brussels sprouts to the red bloody station next."
Jojo Moyes -- Me Before You
"You couldn’t have saved even one kind of pastry, Kate?" asked Constance, screwing up her face to swallow a Brussels sprout.
Trenton Lee Stewart -- The Mysterious Benedict Society
Or how it feels to be more important than kings and queens, than presidents or prime ministers or heroes, to be sure of it, in the same way that people are more important than brussels sprouts?
Neil Gaiman -- The Graveyard Book
When we go down to the formal dining room at six o’clock, I am stunned at the bounty: a ham in the middle of the table, roasted potatoes, brussels sprouts glistening with butter, a basket of rolls.
Christina Baker Kline -- Orphan Train
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I got to Brussels in the late afternoon.
V.S. Naipaul -- A Bend in the River
A youth hostel in Brussels.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
She said frost improved the flavor of the cabbage and Brussels sprouts.
Barbara Kingsolver -- The Bean Trees
Why do you not realize a six months’, a year’s advance even, and retire to Brussels?
Alexandre Dumas -- The Count of Monte Cristo
King Baudouin invited eighty Congolese leaders to Brussels to chart a course for independence.
Barbara Kingsolver -- The Poisonwood Bible
Danes look a lot like Belgians, and if you were dropped on a street corner in Copenhagen, you wouldn’t find it all that different from a street corner in Brussels.
Malcolm Gladwell -- Outliers
They tiptoed from room to room, afraid to speak above a whisper and gazing with a kind of awe at the unbelievable luxury, at the beds with their feather mattresses, the looking-glasses, the horsehair sofa, the Brussels carpet, the lithograph of Queen Victoria over the drawing-room mantelpiece.
George Orwell -- Animal Farm
I believed him still at Brussels.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Three Musketeers
From Holland we went to Belgium, and made a hasty trip through that country, stopping at Brussels, where we visited the battlefield of Waterloo.
Booker T. Washington -- Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
Many persons think so; and Brussels is full of fine people and ladies of fashion.
William Makepeace Thackeray -- Vanity Fair
… It isn’t bad here, … she said…. It isn’t chic, but the food is all right… …Better than you eat in Liege… …Brussels, you mean… We had another bottle of wine and Georgette made a joke.
Ernest Hemingway -- The Sun Also Rises
He flew from New York and arrived in Brussels on Christmas Eve.
Tracy Kidder -- Strength in What Remains
Across Paris and out of Paris …. by the Brussels road.
Gaston Leroux -- The Phantom of the Opera
She had been to Brussels; she had been to Paris but only for a flying visit to see an aunt who was ill.
Virginia Woolf -- To the Lighthouse
Ney borrows a horse, leaps upon it, and without hat, cravat, or sword, places himself across the Brussels road, stopping both English and French.
Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
Tormented by the fear of dying without having sent Amaranta Ursula to Brussels, he worked as he had never done, and instead of one he made three weekly raffles.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- One Hundred Years of Solitude
Will you be wanting a Brussels sprouts salad?
Ian McEwan -- Atonement
I was going to school in Brussels when she died.
Saul Bellow -- The Adventures of Augie March
The international basis for this is the Salvage Convention of 1910 (Brussels), which codified the transnational nature of admiralty and salvage law.
Tom Clancy -- The Hunt for Red October
The Belgian State Railway has a trick of letting the French trains miss their connections at Brussels.
Ford Madox Ford -- The Good Soldier
This whole night will be dealership talk, and meanwhile I’ve got Melanie and Brock at a sidewalk cafe in Brussels with her estranged husband fast approaching and the last thing in the world I want to think about is sales figures and cut-rate financing techniques.
Sarah Dessen -- This Lullaby
He had married some years earlier a young lady from Brussels who had brought him a substantialdot .
Agatha Christie -- Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
"Brussels will not approve," said the first man grinning.
Robert Ludlum -- The Bourne Identity
We were able to identify an agent at NATO headquarters in Brussels.
Stieg Larsson -- The Girl Who Played with Fire
’Have you just returned from Brussels?’
Charles Dickens -- Nicholas Nickleby
A successful marketing foray produced the first Brussels sprouts I had found in Iran and I combined them with leeks and carrots, braising them lightly.
Betty Mahmoody -- Not Without My Daughter
And so, facing the tawny brick wall of a neighboring building across the air shaft, he works with a team on designs for hotels and museums and corporate headquarters in cities he’s never seen: Brussels, Buenos Aires, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong.
Jhumpa Lahiri -- The Namesake
After we had several times met, without coming to an agreement, they went to Brussels for some days, to know the Prince’s pleasure; and, since our business would admit it, I went to Antwerp.
Thomas More -- Utopia
The criminal advocate, Monsieur Philippe Lheulier, nevertheless, knows a little Hebrew, which he learned in that matter of the Jews of the Rue Kantersten, at Brussels.
Victor Hugo -- The Hunchback of Notre Dame
…a financial dead end and the remnants of a once-noble family in Japan, he found himself in the middle of America’s Depression and on the move again, with eight kids and a wife this time,working his way down the California coast picking prunes, peaches, Brussels sprouts, sending his children into the orchards like any migrant worker’s family, hoping their combined earnings would leave a little left over after everyone was fed and the cars gassed up for the next day’s search for work.
Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston -- Farewell to Manzanar
There was good Brussels carpet on the floor, rich in dull red and lemon shades, and representing large jardinières filled with gorgeous, impossible flowers.
Theodore Dreiser -- Sister Carrie
My mother has lived in Brussels or Vienna and never let me go to her.
George Bernard Shaw -- Mrs. Warren’s Profession
Why not Madrid or Brussels or New York?
Tim O’Brien -- Going After Cacciato
A year ago we had to send a man into our Brussels R and D facility.
Chang-rae Lee -- Native Speaker
They rolled through Brussels and Antwerp.
David McCullough -- John Adams
In the year 1775, M. de Malesherbes, speaking in the name of the Cour des Aides, said to Louis XIV:— *d [Footnote d: See "Memoires pour servir a l’Histoire du Droit Public de la France en matiere d’impots," p. 654, printed at Brussels in 1779.
Alexis de Toqueville -- Democracy In America, Volume 2
Immediate options are Prague, Venice, Budapest, Amsterdam, Brussels, London, and Berlin.
Henry H. Neff -- The Second Siege
"Have you called Jimmy T over in Brussels?" interrupted the ambassador.
Robert Ludlum -- The Bourne Ultimatum
They wondered if the plane had turned around in the night and they were in Brussels or Amsterdam.
Abraham Verghese -- Cutting for Stone
In late December, Orange, de facto master of the Low Countries, entered Brussels in triumph, having been invited there by a Committee of Eighteen.