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1  Stephen, whose way had been in the contrary direction, turned about, and betook himself as in duty bound, to the red brick castle of the giant Bounderby.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV
2  I know the bricks of this town, and I know the works of this town, and I know the chimneys of this town, and I know the smoke of this town, and I know the Hands of this town.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
3  It was another red brick house, with black outside shutters, green inside blinds, a black street-door up two white steps, a brazen door-plate, and a brazen door-handle full stop.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I
4  It was a town of red brick, or of brick that would have been red if the smoke and ashes had allowed it; but as matters stood, it was a town of unnatural red and black like the painted face of a savage.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
5  But, less inexorable than iron, steel, and brass, it brought its varying seasons even into that wilderness of smoke and brick, and made the only stand that ever was made in the place against its direful uniformity.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV
6  They walked on across the fields and down the shady lanes, sometimes getting over a fragment of a fence so rotten that it dropped at a touch of the foot, sometimes passing near a wreck of bricks and beams overgrown with grass, marking the site of deserted works.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
7  They went out without further discourse; and Mr. Bounderby piloted the new acquaintance who so strongly contrasted with him, to the private red brick dwelling, with the black outside shutters, the green inside blinds, and the black street door up the two white steps.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II