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Across its frozen surface, from the farther bank, a single hill rising against the western sun threw the long conical shadow which gave the lake its name.
Edith Wharton
Ethan Frome, IX   Context
They had sat for a few minutes on the fallen log by the pond, and she had missed her gold locket, and set the young men searching for it; and it was Ethan who had spied it in the moss.
Edith Wharton
Ethan Frome, IX   Context
She had even offered to give up her visit to Lake George, and remain in town with Miss Bart, if the latter would renounce her journey; but Lily could disguise her real distaste for this plan under a sufficiently valid reason.
Edith Wharton
House of Mirth, BOOK 2: Chapter 5   Context
They had been seated for some time in the seclusion of a rocky glen above the lake, when she suddenly cut short the culmination of an impassioned period by turning upon him the grave loveliness of her gaze.
Edith Wharton
House of Mirth, BOOK 2: Chapter 7   Context
She must find some way out of the slough into which she had stumbled: it was not so much compunction as the dread of her morning thoughts that pressed on her the need of action.
Edith Wharton
House of Mirth, BOOK 1: Chapter 15   Context
The gleam of the match which he struck shone upon his clotted fingers and upon the ghastly pool which widened slowly from the crushed skull of the victim.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 12. Death on the Moor   Context
The latter, faithful to the principle of Horace, nil admirari, had contented himself with showing his knowledge by declaring in what lake the best lampreys were caught.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 64. The Beggar   Context
The Palikares had remained on the shore of the lake, ready to cover our retreat; they were kneeling on the lowest of the marble steps, and in that manner intended making a rampart of the three others, in case of pursuit.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 77. Haidee   Context
A light yacht, chaste and elegant in its form, was gliding amidst the first dews of night over the immense lake, extending from Gibraltar to the Dardanelles, and from Tunis to Venice.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 117. The Fifth of October   Context
The murdered man lay on the floor, his head leaning against the wall, and about him was a pool of blood which poured forth from three large wounds in his breast; there was a fourth gash, in which a long table knife was plunged up to the handle.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood   Context
He and they had been among the Nevada Mountains prospecting for silver, and were returning to Salt Lake City in the hope of raising capital enough to work some lodes which they had discovered.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH   Context
Disguised, and under an assumed name, he returned to Salt Lake City, careless what became of his own life, as long as he obtained what he knew to be justice.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS   Context
From under the door there curled a little red ribbon of blood, which had meandered across the passage and formed a little pool along the skirting at the other side.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS   Context
On the Hatherley side of the pool the woods grew very thick, and there was a narrow belt of sodden grass twenty paces across between the edge of the trees and the reeds which lined the lake.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY   Context
She was so frightened by their violence that she ran away and told her mother when she reached home that she had left the two McCarthys quarrelling near Boscombe Pool, and that she was afraid that they were going to fight.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY   Context
I then took my gun and strolled out in the direction of the Boscombe Pool, with the intention of visiting the rabbit warren which is upon the other side.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY   Context
One is that the murdered man had an appointment with someone at the pool, and that the someone could not have been his son, for his son was away, and he did not know when he would return.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY   Context
On the Hatherley side of the pool the woods grew very thick, and there was a narrow belt of sodden grass twenty paces across between the edge of the trees and the reeds which lined the lake.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY   Context
There is a strong presumption that the person whom McCarthy expected to meet him at Boscombe Pool was someone who had been in Australia.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY   Context
When they came out through the French window, there was the pond with one tempting little hole in the ice, right in front of their noses.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE   Context
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