- Quickly he tiptoed over to the chimney of the brownstone house a few doors down and, as he did so, I saw him take from his pocket the cedar box. - "Guy Garrick", Arthur B. Reeve.
- Across the dip and swell of the hills a cluster of slated roofs, a glimpse of red brick through the trees, a touch of brownstone, a water tower in sharp outline against the sky, suddenly rose from the horizon. - "The Varmint", Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger.
- Brownstone, used in building, is a kind of sandstone. - "Home Geography For Primary Grades", C. C. Long.