A stream of short stories flowed from his pen, and he branched out into the easier forms of verse - the kind he saw printed in the magazines - though he lost his head and wasted two weeks on a tragedy in blank verse, the swift rejection of which, by half a dozen magazines, dumfounded him
They then branched off on the relative merits of other clerical bachelors in the vicinity.
The glands of the stomach are typical simple branched tubular glands.
We found a what do you call it - - mother lode
These little buggers were exposed to the mother lode of radiation