1 The width of the continent might have spread between her and home instead of twenty- five miles of dusty road.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XX
2 From the Gormers' tumultuous progress across their native continent, she returned with an altered view of her situation.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
3 They were nearly all Islanders in the Pequod, ISOLATOES too, I call such, not acknowledging the common continent of men, but each ISOLATO living on a separate continent of his own.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
4 I stand alone here upon an open sea, with two oceans and a whole continent between me and law.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 123. The Musket.
5 Let us, then, all take hold together, with all our might, and see what we can do with this new enterprise, and the whole splendid continent of Africa opens before us and our children.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XLIII
6 We are also to observe that upon our continent, this distemper is like religious controversy, confined to a particular spot.
7 One of the most undisputed forms of the health of society in the nineteenth century was established over France, and over the continent.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII—A RECRUDESCENCE OF DIVINE RIGHT
8 There is one word which crops up in every language of the continent, with a sort of mysterious power and authority.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—ROOTS
9 I'm going to write you a regular volume, for I've got heaps to tell, though I'm not a fine young lady traveling on the continent.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE
10 The continent, as far as it is subject to the monarch of the flying island, passes under the general name of Balnibarbi; and the metropolis, as I said before, is called Lagado.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 3: CHAPTER IV.
11 No sea at all between us and the continent.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 2
12 I agree--things look worse than ever on the continent.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 11
13 In the empty immensity of earth, sky, and water, there she was, incomprehensible, firing into a continent.
14 Another report from the cliff made me think suddenly of that ship of war I had seen firing into a continent.
15 The arrangement lasted five years during which the boat went three times around the continent.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott FitzgeraldGet Context In Chapter 6