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BRIDGE. A building constructed over a river, creek, or other stream, or ditch or other place, in order to facilitate the passage over the same. 3 Harr. 108.
     2. Bridges are of several kinds, public and private. Public bridges may be divided into, 1st. Those which belong to the public; as state, county, or township bridges, over which all the people have a right to pass, with or without paying toll these are built by public authority at the public expense, either of the state itself, or a district or part of the state.
     3. - 2d. Those which have been built by companies, or at the expense of private individuals, and over Which all the people have a right to pass, on the payment of a toll fixed by law. 3d. Those which have been built by private individuals and which have been dedicated to public uses. 2 East, R. 356; 5 Burr. R. 2594; 2 Bl. R. 685 1 Camp. R. 262, n.; 2 M. & S. 262.
     4. A private bridge is one erected for the use of one or more private persons; such a bridge will not be considered a public bridge, although it may be occasionally used by the public. 12 East, R. 203-4. Vide 7 Pick. R. 844; 11 Pet. R. 539; 7 N. H. Rcp. 59; 1 Pick. R. 432; 4 John. Ch. R. 150.

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Also on the disc is Britten's Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Bridge being his mentor, played by the English Chamber Orchestra and recorded in 1968.
Three of the composers associated with this movement, Frank Bridge, John Ireland, and Herbert Howells, are the subjects of the bibliographic volumes under review.
Andrew Litton includes the Enigma Variations in a delicious all-English programme which also includes Britten's Frank Bridge Variations and Walton's bitter-sweet Violin Concerto, James Ehnes the soloist, and Edward Gardner, sadly in his last season as CBSO principal guest conductor, directs a menu of Cockaigne and the Cello Concerto (Alban Gerhardt soloist), followed by rare hearings of Frank Bridge's Lament for Strings and Tippett's luminous Second Symphony.
Blackbirds even added their noisy accompaniment to works by English composers Frank Bridge, Benjamin Britten and Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Already, one or two music commentators are pondering the notion, and certainly the juxtaposition of Britten's First String Quartet and two Frank Bridge pieces at this Huddersfield Music Society concert saw Bridge emerge as the better composer.
Violinist Madeleine Mitchell, accompanied on the newly refurbished St Mary's Centre piano by Andrew Ball, played music by Beethoven and Mozart, as well as Richard Strauss, Frank Bridge and James MacMillan.
The rest of the disc is taken up with Britten's popular Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Prelude and Fugue for 18-part String Orchestra and, allowing Gauvin to end it tenderly, a setting of Tennyson's "Now sleeps the crimson petal," with French hornist Louis-Philippe Marsolais.
There are works by the English composer Frank Bridge, and more modern pieces by David Matthews and Nicholas Maw - another chance to hear the quartet commissioned by the university for the Coull to mark the 21st anniversary of their residency.
On Friday, July 14, they will perform a programme of sonatas by Brahms, Richard Strauss, Bach and Frank Bridge.
Jim Cooke conducts a programme of Karl Jenkins, Frank Bridge and Gabriel Faure.
Auden and a setting of Mary Coleridge's "Love Went A-Riding" by Frank Bridge (1879-41), who was young Britten's teacher.
The quartet's guest for a performance of the Piano Quintet by Frank Bridge will be British pianist Christopher Langdown.