1 Emulously they surround Latinus' royal house.
2 But at last his citizens, outwearied by his mad excesses, surround him and his house in arms, cut down his comrades, and hurl fire on his roof.
3 Here speaking ended: thereon Jupiter rises from his golden throne, and the heavenly people surround and escort him to the doorway.
4 Trial is open of what live valour can do; nor indeed is our foe far to seek; on all sides they surround our walls.
5 I have read with ardour the accounts of the various voyages which have been made in the prospect of arriving at the North Pacific Ocean through the seas which surround the pole.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ShelleyGet Context In Letter 1
6 The republican institutions of our country have produced simpler and happier manners than those which prevail in the great monarchies that surround it.
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7 It was evening when I arrived, and I retired to a hiding-place among the fields that surround it to meditate in what manner I should apply to you.
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8 Parallel meridians rudely pecked into the glass, surround these footpads' goblets.
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9 surround it, and in artificial accessories, it is inferior.
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10 The next morning, he determined to say nothing, as yet; to assemble a party, from some neighboring plantations, with dogs and guns; to surround the swamp, and go about the hunt systematically.
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11 Ratonneau and Pomegue are the nearest islands of all those that surround the Chateau d'If, but Ratonneau and Pomegue are inhabited, as is also the islet of Daume.
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12 As the distance increased between the travellers and Paris, almost superhuman serenity appeared to surround the count; he might have been taken for an exile about to revisit his native land.
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13 Her persevering and patient love seemed completely to surround the countess every moment, not explaining or consoling, but recalling her to life.
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14 One of his suite beckoned to the soldiers carrying the standards to advance and surround the commander-in-chief with them.
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15 Apart from the law he seems a kindly, good-natured person, and I only mention him because you were particular that I should send some description of the people who surround us.
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