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  • Fuck, Charlie thought, standing across the street from the brown-stone in Lincoln Park.

    America's Report Card

  • The walls were of a rough brown-stone, with wide mullioned windows, trimmed in dark green.

    Ordermaster

  • Pointing to a small brown-stone apartment building.

    A Lincoln Rhyme eBook Boxed Set

  • She owned and resided on the first two floors of her Harlem brown-stone.

    The Coldest Winter Ever

  • The Rev. and Mrs. C.H. Gardner's Boarding and Day School for Young Ladies and Gentlemen moved past our windows near the corner of Forty-ninth; at 603 Fifth, said the polished brass plate on its brown-stone front.

    Time and Again

  • Several times, driving in that part of town, I had resisted the impulse to drop in at the F.I.A. building, a brown-stone at 1 Riverside Drive.

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • He walked two blocks westward and ascended the steps of a fine brown-stone residence.

    The Mansion of Mystery Being a Certain Case of Importance, Taken from the Note-book of Adam Adams, Investigator and Detective

  • Items: a high basement, an undecorated mansard in slate; a big, clumsy pair of doors, set in the middle of all, at the top of a heavily balustraded flight of brown-stone steps; one vast window on the right of the doors to light the "parlor," and another like it, on the left, to light the

    On the Stairs

  • His contractor -- or his architect, if one had been employed -- had imagined a heavy, square affair of dull-red brick, with brown-stone trimmings in heavy courses.

    On the Stairs

  • Hotel and the Stanford Apartments, christened for two of its former magnates, and the brown-stone Flood mansion, remodeled for the

    The Lure of San Francisco A Romance Amid Old Landmarks

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