Sentence Examples

  • His most famous speech was that made at the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge in 1883.
  • She settled at Gravesend (now part of Brooklyn) having received from the Dutch authorities a guarantee of religious liberty.
  • The parents early moved to Brooklyn, where Whitman spent his youth.
  • First he was an errand boy in a lawyer's office; then he was employed in a printing office; next he became a country school teacher; he founded (1836) and till 1839 edited the Long Islander at Huntingdon, and later edited a daily paper in Brooklyn (the Eagle, 1846-1847) then he was found in New Orleans, on the editorial staff of ths.
  • Crescent (1848-1849); afterwards he passed his time carpentering, building and selling small houses in Brooklyn (1851-1854) in the meanwhile writing for the magazines and reviews and turning out several novels, and finally revolving in his mind the scheme of his Leaves of Grass.

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