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Brooklyn Bridge   /brˈʊklən brɪdʒ/   Listen
Brooklyn Bridge

noun
1.
A suspension bridge across the East River in New York City; opened in 1883.






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"Brooklyn Bridge" Quotes from Famous Books



... 'aquarium' and 'Stock Exchange' on the list for that afternoon. The hotel clerk had made out a kind of schedule for us of things we'd ought to see while we was in New York, and so fur we'd took in the zoological menagerie and the picture museum, and Central Park and Brooklyn Bridge. ...
— The Depot Master • Joseph C. Lincoln

... Wordsworth Avenue, hearing and seeing no more than was necessary for the preservation of his life at street crossings. Half-smoked cigarette stubs glowed in his wake;[2] his burly bosom echoed with incoherent oratory. In the darker stretches of Fulton Street that lead up to the Brooklyn Bridge he fiercely exclaimed: "By God, it's not such a bad world." As he ascended the slope of that vast airy span, a black midget against a froth of stars, he was gravely planning such vehemence of exploit in the advertising profession as would ...
— The Haunted Bookshop • Christopher Morley

... tapped at the glass. The taxi was only at Brooklyn Bridge, but the metre showed a dollar and eighty cents, and Anthony would never have omitted the ten per ...
— The Beautiful and Damned • F. Scott Fitzgerald

... across from one enchanted shore to another; these giant structures tickling heaven's sides; these cable bridges, spanning rivers, uniting cities; and this superterrestrial goddess, torch in hand—wake up, Khalid, and behold these wonders. Salaam, this enchanted City! There is the Brooklyn Bridge, and here is the Statue of Liberty which people speak of, and which are as famous as ...
— The Book of Khalid • Ameen Rihani

... steamships. Thence, at his artless suggestion, they went to Brooklyn Bridge. Followed rides on the Subway and Elevated, a viewing of skyscrapers and such innocent and exhilarating delights. Noting Archibald's well-groomed and natty appearance, Steve naively asked his advice in matters sartorial, purchasing much raiment ...
— The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On • Eugene Manlove Rhodes

... Service men," said Jack, at conclusion of the meal. "Luckily I have a card of introduction from Inspector Burton in my purse. Also it gives the address—down on Park Row. Well, the Subway again. Only this time, the East Side branch to Brooklyn Bridge." ...
— The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards • Gerald Breckenridge

... a mem'rable leap. Talk about these fellers jumpin' off that there Brooklyn Bridge! ...
— Cap'n Abe, Storekeeper • James A. Cooper

... could tell you where there is a portcullis in New York just like the one at a gateway in The Tower. But if you snook around the arches of the Brooklyn Bridge you'll find one, with a winding stair disappearing beyond it, and mounting, presumably, to a dungeon. Newswomen, I think, are pleasanter to see than newsboys. There is a newsgirl who minds a stand here at the corner ...
— Walking-Stick Papers • Robert Cortes Holliday

... she took it to the Brooklyn Bridge and threw it into the river, but perhaps something in the way it fell through the air touched the mother's heart and smote her, and she had descended to the ...
— Nonsense Novels • Stephen Leacock



Words linked to "Brooklyn Bridge" :   suspension bridge, New York, Greater New York, New York City



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