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 Current Search - Reef in Lord of the Flies
1  The roar from the reef became very distant.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
2  Ralph looked down the other way where there was no reef.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
3  The fair boy was peering at the reef through screwed-up eyes.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
4  The parachute took the figure forward, furrowing the lagoon, and bumped it over the reef and out to sea.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER NINE A View to a Death
5  The glittering lengths of the lagoon lay below them and beyond that a long white smudge that was the reef.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER SEVEN Shadows and Tall Trees
6  For a time he looked at them and the crackle of the fire was the loudest noise over the droning of the reef.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER NINE A View to a Death
7  The deep sea breaking miles away on the reef made an undertone less perceptible than the susurration of the blood.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER THREE Huts on the Beach
8  Out there, perhaps a mile away, the white surf flinked on a coral reef, and beyond that the open sea was dark blue.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
9  An oblong of blackness relieved with brilliant spangles hung before them and there was the hollow sound of surf on the reef.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER TEN The Shell and the Glasses
10  The only sound that reached them now through the heat of the morning was the long, grinding roar of the breakers on the reef.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
11  The reef enclosed more than one side of the island, lying perhaps a mile out and parallel to what they now thought of as their beach.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
12  The tide was running so that long streaks of foam tailed away from the reef and for a moment they felt that the boat was moving steadily astern.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
13  The sky and the mountain were at an immense distance, shimmering in the heat; and the reef was lifted by mirage, floating in a kind of silver pool halfway up the sky.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER ELEVEN Castle Rock
14  Then, three miles up, the wind steadied and bore it in a descending curve round the sky and swept it in a great slant across the reef and the lagoon toward the mountain.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER SIX Beast from Air
15  The assembly looked with him, considered the vast stretches of water, the high sea beyond, unknown indigo of infinite possibility, heard silently the sough and whisper from the reef.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER FIVE Beast from Water
16  The glittering sea rose up, moved apart in planes of blatant impossibility; the coral reef and the few stunted palms that clung to the more elevated parts would float up into the sky, would quiver, be plucked apart, run like raindrops on a wire or be repeated as in an odd succession of mirrors.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
  In CHAPTER FOUR Painted Faces and Long Hair