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He had something of the look of sailors, who are accustomed to screw up their eyes to gaze through marine glasses.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
The nuptials of Amphitrite, a rosy cloud, nymphs with well dressed locks and entirely naked, an Academician offering quatrains to the goddess, a chariot drawn by marine monsters.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
An artist friend fitted her out with his castoff palettes, brushes, and colors, and she daubed away, producing pastoral and marine views such as were never seen on land or sea.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Monte Cristo smiled at her unusual humility, and showed her two immense porcelain jars, over which wound marine plants, of a size and delicacy that nature alone could produce.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
I only know that I believe to this hour that he WAS in the Marines once upon a time, without knowing why.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
But Miss Frances married, in the common phrase, to disoblige her family, and by fixing on a lieutenant of marines, without education, fortune, or connexions, did it very thoroughly.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Here be it said, that like the vessels of military marines, the ships of the American Whale Fleet have each a private signal; all which signals being collected in a book with the names of the respective vessels attached, every captain is provided with it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context