RIVER in Classic Quotes

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1  A keen east wind hit them, blowing from the mouth of the river.
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2  It crept onward among ruinous houses and over the twinkling river.
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3  He turned his eyes to the grey gleaming river, winding along towards Dublin.
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4  A dull, yellow light brooded over the houses and the river; and the sky seemed to be descending.
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5  As he crossed Grattan Bridge he looked down the river towards the lower quays and pitied the poor stunted houses.
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6  The river lay quiet beside the empty distillery and from time to time a light appeared in some house on the Lucan road.
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7  The lamps were still burning redly in the murky air and, across the river, the palace of the Four Courts stood out menacingly against the heavy sky.
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8  He lived in an old sombre house and from his windows he could look into the disused distillery or upwards along the shallow river on which Dublin is built.
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9  Beyond the river he saw a goods train winding out of Kingsbridge Station, like a worm with a fiery head winding through the darkness, obstinately and laboriously.
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10  When he gained the crest of the Magazine Hill he halted and looked along the river towards Dublin, the lights of which burned redly and hospitably in the cold night.
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11  It was noon when we reached the quays and, as all the labourers seemed to be eating their lunches, we bought two big currant buns and sat down to eat them on some metal piping beside the river.
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