There was no babbling brook in the background—just the sound of New York traffic.
Skip across this little temporary bridge over this babbling brook and now—climb!
Is the stream going steadily on, or is it rather like a babbling brook, making a pleasant murmur but with little power?
Always she kept to the depth of the little ravine, through which ran a tiny, babbling brook.
"It'll be like having a picnic beside a babbling brook," assented Mary.
My early life ran quiet beside a babbling brook, and there I sat and fished trout and fried them over an outdoor fire.
Processions might come, and processions might go, but like the babbling brook, she could and would "go on for ever."
Grand free open-air lunch under the spreading sycamores and by the babbling brook.
A man speaking of himself in general, is "a babbling brook;" of his wrongs, "a shining river."
At our feet, a few yards from the mound, ran a babbling brook, which divided our farm from the next.