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1  The boys lay, panting like dogs.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER TWO Fire on the Mountain
2  Their black caps of maintenance were slid over one ear like berets.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER TWO Fire on the Mountain
3  His ordinary voice sounded like a whisper after the harsh note of the conch.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
4  For yards round the fire the heat was like a blow, and the breeze was a river of sparks.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER TWO Fire on the Mountain
5  The passionate noise of agreement from the assembly hit him like a wave and he lost his thread.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER TWO Fire on the Mountain
6  He says in the morning it turned into them things like ropes in the trees and hung in the branches.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER TWO Fire on the Mountain
7  Sleep enveloped him like the swathing mirages that were wrestling with the brilliance of the lagoon.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
8  At last the way to the top looked like a scramble over pink rock, with no more plunging through darkness.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
9  Ralph did a surface dive and swam under water with his eyes open; the sandy edge of the pool loomed up like a hillside.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
10  Here the roots and stems of creepers were in such tangles that the boys had to thread through them like pliant needles.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
11  The two boys, bullet-headed and with hair like tow, flung themselves down and lay grinning and panting at Ralph like dogs.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
12  The breezes that on the lagoon had chased their tails like kittens were finding their way across the platform and into the forest.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER TWO Fire on the Mountain
13  Better Piggy than Fatty," he said at last, with the directness of genuine leadership, "and anyway, I'm sorry if you feel like that.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
14  The fair boy stopped and jerked his stockings with an automatic gesture that made the jungle seem for a moment like the Home Counties.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
15  This last piece of shop brought sniggers from the choir, who perched like black birds on the criss-cross trunks and examined Ralph with interest.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
16  There, where the island petered out in water, was another island; a rock, almost detached, standing like a fort, facing them across the green with one bold, pink bastion.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
17  When these breezes reached the platform the palm fronds would whisper, so that spots of blurred sunlight slid over their bodies or moved like bright, winged things in the shade.
Lord of the Flies By William Golding
Context   In CHAPTER ONE The Sound of the Shell
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