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Brighton

a coastal resort in S England, in Brighton and Hove unitary authority, East Sussex: patronized by the Prince Regent, who had the Royal Pavilion built (1782); seat of the University of Sussex (1966) and the University of Brighton (1992). Pop.: 134 293 (2001)

Brighton

 

a city (county borough) in Great Britain, in South Anglia, in Sussex (East) County. Situated on the English Channel 80 km south of London, it has a population of 164,700 (1968). Brighton is a seaside health resort with a mild, cool climate. The average annual temperature is 9.6° C, and the relative humidity ranges from 72 to 79 percent. The main therapeutic remedy is aeroheliothalassotherapy. Persons suffering from diseases of the cardiovascular and nervous systems are treated here. There are sanatoriums for adults and children and many hotels. Various types of machine-building, sewing, printing, and food are among the city’s industries. Brighton was founded in 1750.

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There were the Brighton shop-boys who walked in twos and threes, swinging their canes, and there were the Brighton shop-girls who tripped along in giggling bunches.
Rawdon and his wife had the very best apartments at the inn at Brighton; the landlord, as he brought in the first dish, bowed before them as to his greatest customers: and Rawdon abused the dinners and wine with an audacity which no grandee in the land could surpass.
there's old Dobbin," George cried, quite delighted to see his old friend perched on the roof; and whose promised visit to Brighton had been delayed until now.
I also discovered, and called on two serious friends of mine, residents in the town, to whom I knew I could confide the pious object which had brought me to Brighton. One of them-- a clerical friend--kindly helped me to take sittings for our little party in the church in which he himself ministered.
That reference to the occasion on which I had obliged him to postpone his business to mine, when we were both visiting in Montagu Square, satisfied me that the old worldling had come to Brighton with some object of his own in view.
The more I saw of him, the more certain I felt that he had some private end to serve in coming to Brighton. I watched him carefully.
Then, less than crumbs, less than drops, there were to be grabbed, the lease of the big Brighton house, the furniture therein, the carriage and pair, the girl's riding horse, her costly trinkets; down to the heavily gold-mounted collar of her pedigree St.
It appeared from Fyne's narrative that the day before the first rumble of the cataclysm the questionable young man arrived unexpectedly in Brighton to stay with his "Aunt." To all outward appearance everything was going on normally; the fellow went out riding with the girl in the afternoon as he often used to do--a sight which never failed to fill Mrs.
"You can't say I bin to Brighton, father," said Tom.
All day and all night the fast cars from Brighton and Hastings went murmuring by overhead long, broad, comfortable-looking cars, that were brightly lit after dusk.
International real estate advisor Savills, on behalf of Brighton & Hove City Council, has brought to market the iconic Shelter Hall on Brightons seafront.
While the two New Brightons have their pool woes in common, one thing the New Zealand suburb can beat us on is its pier, which is said to be a key tourist attraction in the area.