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At first he only scolded and grumbled these things; but yesterday he told me that I should take Mina for a wife, and settle down in a cabin with her, or he would sell me down river.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER III   Context
Her first glance was at the river, which lay, like Jordan, between her and the Canaan of liberty on the other side.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER VII   Context
It was now early spring, and the river was swollen and turbulent; great cakes of floating ice were swinging heavily to and fro in the turbid waters.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER VII   Context
Now, the road, in fact, was an old one, that had formerly been a thoroughfare to the river, but abandoned for many years after the laying of the new pike.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER VII   Context
The gray mist of evening, rising slowly from the river, enveloped her as she disappeared up the bank, and the swollen current and floundering masses of ice presented a hopeless barrier between her and her pursuer.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER VIII   Context
The threat that terrifies more than whipping or torture of any kind is the threat of being sent down river.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER X   Context
The bell rung, the steamer whizzed, the engine groaned and coughed, and away swept the boat down the river.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER XII   Context
The poor bleeding heart was still, at last, and the river rippled and dimpled just as brightly as if it had not closed above it.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER XII   Context
But as in an hour, this river of dreams and wild romance has emerged to a reality scarcely less visionary and splendid.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER XIV   Context
For a hundred or more miles above New Orleans, the river is higher than the surrounding country, and rolls its tremendous volume between massive levees twenty feet in height.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER XIV   Context
Several little trifles, which Tom had treasured, chiefly because they had amused Eva, he looked upon with a contemptuous grunt, and tossed them over his shoulder into the river.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER XXXI   Context
He went to the hotel where my Henry was; they told him he had been sold to a planter up on Pearl River; that was the last that I ever heard.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER XXXIV   Context
Cassy kept her room and bed, on pretext of illness, during the whole time they were on Red River; and was waited on, with obsequious devotion, by her attendant.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER XLII   Context
Behold, therefore, the whole party safely transferred to the good steamer Cincinnati, and sweeping up the river under a powerful head of steam.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin, CHAPTER XLII   Context
Then he dashed in wild pursuit amid the stream of the traffic, but the start was too great, and already the cab was out of sight.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 4. Sir Henry Baskerville   Context
Still steadily rising, we passed over a narrow granite bridge and skirted a noisy stream which gushed swiftly down, foaming and roaring amid the gray boulders.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall   Context
Immediately, without any other signal, the carriages moved on, flowing on towards the Corso, down all the streets, like torrents pent up for a while, which again flow into the parent river; and the immense stream again continued its course between its two granite banks.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
A child encumbers a fugitive; perhaps, on perceiving it was still alive, he had thrown it into the river.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney   Context
The ground from the steps to the river was covered with snow and hoarfrost, the water of the river looked black and deep.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 75. A Signed Statement   Context
Immediately, without any other signal, the carriages moved on, flowing on towards the Corso, down all the streets, like torrents pent up for a while, which again flow into the parent river; and the immense stream again continued its course between its two granite banks.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome   Context
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