Bridge of Sighs


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Bridge of Sighs

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(Placename) a covered 16th-century bridge in Venice, between the Doges' Palace and the prisons, through which prisoners were formerly led to trial or execution
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The Bridge of Sighs, of course--and next the Church and the Great Square of St.
We intended to go to the Bridge of Sighs, but happened into the Ducal Palace first--a building which necessarily figures largely in Venetian poetry and tradition.
The heads were gone (knocked off by the French during their occupation of Venice,) but these were the throats, down which went the anonymous accusation, thrust in secretly at dead of night by an enemy, that doomed many an innocent man to walk the Bridge of Sighs and descend into the dungeon which none entered and hoped to see the sun again.
The ponderous stone Bridge of Sighs crosses it at the second story--a bridge that is a covered tunnel-- you can not be seen when you walk in it.
For a minute her hands wandered over the keys, as if uncertain what to play; then, falling into a sad, sweet strain, she sang "The Bridge of Sighs.
I entered my teens and was utterly mesmerised by The Bridge of Sighs also known as Ponte dei Sospiri by Venetians.
Now a museum, visitors can admire 14th century sculptures, visit the Doge's apartments, admire elaborately carved ceilings and marvel at the Bridge of Sighs - you can only imagine how impressive it all must have looked in its prime
He left that band two years later and was soon producing albums for other artists, amongst them Robin Trower, whose Bridge Of Sighs album went platinum in the USA.
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Having made his name with Procol Harum, Trower emerged as an artist in his own right on Bridge Of Sighs, one of the 70s' most revered albums, with his extraordinary guitar style earning him the nickname of The White Hendrix.
BRIDGE OF SIGHS Fire crews try to help at the scene, near the Ponte Vecchio bridge