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The Hudson

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Definition 315-mile river that flows from the Adirondacks in upstate New York to Upper New York Bay (near New York City)
  • The sky arced overhead, the perfect blue of a china bowl, darkening to sapphire over the Hudson River, where the sun was going down.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • Hudson River was hit on schedule.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • THAT JANUARY IT GOT so cold you could see chunks of ice the size of cars floating down the Hudson River.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • We came in along the Hudson River and I stared at the sweep of clean-kept homes and grounds.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • Maybe he decided to drive into the Hudson River.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • She had heard of the Hudson River, the great city of New York, and now she looked out, filling her mind with the wonder of it.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • Off to the right, the Hudson River lay blue-green and quiet, glinting under the sun.
    Robert Lipsyte  --  The Contender
  • We sailed on the Hudson River and wandered about on its green banks, of which Bryant loved to sing.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • Verplancks Point was on the Hudson River, just south of a town called Peekskill.
    James Lincoln Collier  --  My Brother Sam is Dead
  • The decks teemed with kids, wild with excitement, racing up and down and trying to fall into the Hudson River.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • The ship left a pier on the Hudson River with one name, I don't know what it was but it got changed three months later off the West African coast.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • People are saying he flew his aeroplane twenty miles this morning, up the Hudson River.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • It sat along the banks of the Hudson River, and the rolling hills and lush quadrangles of its campus gave it the grand appearance of a university.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • The view of the woods out my dorm window, the Hudson River in the distance, the smell of pine trees.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • I see them babes comin' at me I jump inna Hudson River.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela's Ashes
  • They reminded Clary of the big old mansions along the Hudson River, north of Manhattan, where rich New Yorkers had spent their summers hundreds of years ago.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • When, on July 12, with the wind and tide in their favor, the British sent two men-of-war up the Hudson River to demonstrate who had control, there was nothing to stop them.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Mrs. Hammond could not have been driven to cross the Hudson River; her un-American idea of the wilderness westward was that Indians still chased buffalo on the outskirts of Chicago.
    Zane Grey  --  The Light of Western Stars
  • The metropolis, barely glimpsed, made little impression on him, except for the sense of cleanliness he drew from the tall white buildings seen from a Hudson River steamboat in the early morning.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • Then we passed the gristmill built by my great-grandfather Tweedy around 1850 on the Hudson River, and rattled through the cool of the covered bridge he built across the river to join his land together.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree

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