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United States labor leader who organized the longshoremen (1901-1990)

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The wide expanse that opened out before the heights on which the Russian batteries stood guarding the bridge was at times veiled by a diaphanous curtain of slanting rain, and then, suddenly spread out in the sunlight, far-distant objects could be clearly seen glittering as though freshly varnished.
He did not in any way exaggerate the condition of the bridge.
When he reached the Abbey, he turned back and crossed Westminster Bridge and sat down to watch the trails of smoke behind the Houses of Parliament catch fire with the sunset.
Before crossing the bridge which led to Zembin, he confided the fate of his own rear-guard now left in Studzianka to Eble, the savior of all those who survived the calamities of the Beresina.
So back we went and round by the crossroads, but by the time we got to the bridge it was very nearly dark; we could just see that the water was over the middle of it; but as that happened sometimes when the floods were out, master did not stop.
I turned to take the road back, and stopped, struck by the tranquil beauty of the last faint light in the western sky, shining behind the black line formed by the parapet of the bridge.
These movements left the condemned man and the sergeant standing on the two ends of the same plank, which spanned three of the cross-ties of the bridge.
That little girl is watching it too; she has been standing on just the same spot at the edge of the water ever since I paused on the bridge.
Gub-Gub was a bit scared, walking on such a narrow bridge at that dizzy height above the river.
He stood at my side on the bridge as the ship glided closer and closer to those stupendous waves.
The church clocks chimed three quarters past eleven, as two figures emerged on London Bridge.
Across the gulf was a narrow bridge of rock, and at the other end of the bridge was an arched opening that led into the mountain.
Soon, however, they came to a little brook, and as there was no bridge or foot-plank, they did not know how they were to get over it.
Now Guph had heard, during his long lifetime, many tales of these dreaded Phanfasms; so he had heard of this barrier of melted lava, and also he had been told that there was a narrow bridge that spanned it in one place.
It unveiled for a sinister, fluttering moment a ragged mass of clouds hanging low, the lurch of the long outlines of the ship, the black figures of men caught on the bridge, heads forward, as if petrified in the act of butting.