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We are also to observe that upon our continent, this distemper is like religious controversy, confined to a particular spot.
She had left not only that graceful dwelling but also the entire civilization that was behind the building of it, and she found herself in a world that was as strange and different as if she had crossed a continent.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
On the 17th, we came in full view of a great island, or continent (for we knew not whether;) on the south side whereof was a small neck of land jutting out into the sea, and a creek too shallow to hold a ship of above one hundred tons.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
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 Swift Context
For the rest, after his hours of work, a casual stroll or a casual spree on shore suffices to unfold for him the secret of a whole continent, and generally he finds the secret not worth knowing.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
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 Hugo Context
According to the politicians, who are ingenious in putting the mask of necessity on profitable fictions, the first requirement of a people after a revolution, when this people forms part of a monarchical continent, is to procure for itself a dynasty.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
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 Melville Context
But, from his present point of view, there was a halo of happiness about each of their heads, and he would have sacrificed all the brass buttons on the continent to have been enabled to return to them.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
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 Stowe Context
At the crest of the hill at Inchicore sightseers had gathered in clumps to watch the cars careering homeward and through this channel of poverty and inaction the Continent sped its wealth and industry.